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How to Really Be a Better Writer: A Meta-Method of Learning and Playing with Words, Figures of Speech, Rhetoric, and Tropes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Lennox Mumpsfield. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
I hope to provide what you might not be getting out of a traditional English or Humanities curriculum. We are in search of a meta-method of learning and playing with words, figures of speech, rhetoric, and tropes. We'll talk about flashcards, spaced repetition, and other processes that you can use to supplement such practices. Learn how to cultivate your literacy and vocabulary using many sources.
The Independent Author's Handbook
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handbook will provide a focused and efficient path to quickly publish and market your work as an e-book, paperback and audiobook. You'll get: numerous tips, examples and ideas; all free or nearly so; backed up by statistics providing you a guide to what ideas work better than others; and the order to do them in so you don't have to lose time backtracking.
Theatre of the Mind: Writing and Publishing Radio Dramas in the Classroom
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Theatre of the Mind (a how-to book for teachers) The book is filled with ideas and information to help students write and produce radio plays. Levels of difficulty in the projects range from easy to challenging. The book is written with middle/high school students in mind, many of the ideas, are sure to inspire teachers of all levels to include more performance projects in their classrooms.
Write Every Day: A Year of Daily Writing Prompts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This collection of 366 writing prompts can be used daily as a starting point to get you writing ... and keep you writing. Each day of the year has its own, unique prompt. This book will kick-start your writing or take you in exciting new directions every day of the year! Great for all genres!
Show & Tell : the proper uses of summary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Writers are always told to “show, don’t tell,” but every published author uses “telling” sometimes. This short essay discusses how to use telling (summary) effectively.
Change Writer's Block to Writer's Stock You Can Take to the Bank: 10 Steps to Curing Writer’s Block Forever
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You have a story to tell, a poem or memoir or essay to write, but you just can't get started. Every writer and would-be writer knows this scenario only too well. But poet Robert McDowell rides to the rescue with this readable and enjoyable Guide to banishing writer's block forever.
The Miracle of Oral Communication
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
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The Miracle of Oral Communication is an easy to read book on public speaking in the digital age. Jim Hulse explains the formula for excellent speech making. He outlines the basic concepts on controlling speaker's anxiety, visual aids, stage presence and gaining audience acceptance. Nearly anyone can be a good public speaker if they follow the formula the author explains in this ebook.
The Monster Book of Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Monster Book of Prompts is designed to flip through and select any prompt at random. Writing prompts are a great way to get your juices flowing. They can help you get started in the morning or help you out of a jam. There also helpful if you need a good start for your next story. A prompt a day keeps the writers block at bay. With over 400 prompts you’ll never be prompt less.
Story by Story PLUS: HIGH BEGINNER
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Build reading ability fast, by up to two grade levels! Intensive reading program for HIGH BEGINNER ESL students & students learning to read. A great resource for both adults & children. 25 units & 150 activities. FEATURES: Pictures, Pre-reading, Comprehension/discussion questions, Graphic organizers, Vocabulary, Grammar, & Writing. Answer Key. 201 pages.
Dyslexia Solved
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Dyslexia Solved is a step-by-step guide for parents and teachers of struggling readers, many of whom have been previously diagnosed as dyslexic or learning disabled. The Reading Vision System described in this book was designed by George Manilla, M.D., an inquisitive dyslexic who discovered a simple solution to visually compensate for his disorder. Follow these steps and Dyslexia Solved!
The Better Writing Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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The Better Writing Guide offers myriad tips to improve your writing, and delves deeply into things that will enhance your skills, such as character point of view, tenses and writing style. If you have purchased the EDITORS’ BIBLE, please do not purchase this book.
Teach Your Child to Read Using Simple and Inexpensive Techniques!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Finally, answers to the reading questions that anyone who works with young children either in a classroom or at home setting will need to know!
Give Your Child the Gift of Reading!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This eBook is filled with 40 years of acquired knowledge about how to teach a very critical skill, reading! Reading is the most important of all academic skills because, you see, all learning flows from reading! The making or breaking of a child's academic potential and successful achievement throughout a child’s school career is dependent upon whether he or she learns to read . . . . . . . well!
You Can Teach Your Child To Read Better Today:
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You Can Teach Your Child To Read Better Today is a clear, concise description of reading and the learning process. Written in easy to understand terms, it enables anyone to teach reading to anyone.
War Games: Classic Fiction for the Christian Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Journey through eighteen classic works of fiction from Beowulf and Njal’s Saga to Mansfield Park and The Lord of the Rings, discovering the exceptional wisdom hidden inside the world’s best-loved stories.
Editors' Bible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
As the Editors’ Bible cover implies, this book is intended as a handbook for editors and authors throughout the English-speaking world. If in doubt, use it as a reliable guide. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.
The Cask of Amontillado Common Core Standards Reading Lesson Plan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A comprehensive lesson plan aligned with the Common Core Standards for Reading: Literature for grades 9-12 (10 classroom hours). CCS: RL: 9-10.1 – 10.10 CCS: RL: 11-12.1 – 12.10 Follows the Madeline Hunter format.
Foiled Plans: Story structure points 3 & 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Discusses the 3rd and 4th points of novel structure: the first rising action, and the end of first act plot twist.
6-Letter Word Puzzles
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 17 ยท Word Puzzles, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Maintain your brain with these 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and perhaps discover new words. You are given a word like CARPORT or a series of words like DONALD DUCK, and you make as many 6-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using each letter only once. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to maintain your brain.
365 Most Treasured Inspirational & Motivational Quotes for Business & Life Success
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Get “the secret” into being successful in life. My goal is that the 365 quotes I have put together for you will all be relevant and timely at some point in your life, and that you will refer back to this book for inspiration when you most need it. Rest assured that many of the people you view as successful and as having all they want in life have needed encouragement and motivation at some point.