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Teaching Stamina and Silent Reading in the Digital-Global Age
Price: Free! Words: 66,040. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Most students can read, but they don’t have rigorous independent reading habits. What many students lack is stamina—the ability to persevere in reading texts on their own.
A Very Brief Guide To English Grammar And Punctuation
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Why do I need to put a comma here? Why don't I use an apostrophe after that s? What was that rule about prepositions? What is a preposition? This pamphlet outlines the more common concerns associated with English grammar and punctuation and provides a straight forward answer that can be used immediately. Simple to read and simple to use. Simple.
Creating Characters
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Creating Characters Is the first 2 chapters of the complete course called Fiction Writer's Workbook .This book deals with most issues faced by aspiring writers when starting out and for building characters out of the air. It includes notes on, and exercises in the introduction to writing, setting up to write, how to create dynamic characters.
Get Your Butt in the Chair -- 33 Quick Tips You Can Use RIGHT NOW for More Productive Writing
Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Planning is essential for making the most of your writing career, but eventually, you have stop planning and start writing. "Butt in the Chair" gives you 33 practical tips you can use right now to start upping your word count and finally start moving toward your writing goals.
Advantage Study Skllls: Arguing Skills (Study Aid 9)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This booklet looks at how studets can write good paragraphs with well structured sentences
Lingomania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
Lingomania is the 21st century incarnation of one of history’s finest traditions – making stuff up. In this case we’re referring to making up words using the insights provided to us in the original manuals of Lingomania. It is the art of using root words to create new words and using them to impress, insult or entertain yourself and others.
Amazing Writing Prompts for Kids
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Never stare at a blank page again! This treasure chest for young writers is packed with more than 200 fun, imaginative ideas. Choose from serious topics, silly topics, fiction “story starters,” and more.Use the prompts for daily journaling or as jump-starts for longer pieces. With something for everyone, Amazing Writing Prompts is an ideal resource for beginners and experienced writers alike.
How to Read a Poem: Based on the Billy Collins Poem "Introduction to Poetry"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by T.S. Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Literacy
How to Read a Poem uses images like the mouse, the hive, the switch (from the Billy Collins poem "Introduction to Poetry")—to guide readers into new ways of understanding poems. Excellent teaching tool. Anthology included.
Instant Speed Reading - How to Read Faster Instantly!
Series: INSTANT Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / reading & phonics
Do you wish you can read faster? Reading fast is a must these days with so much information out there! Discover how you can read faster for different types of reading, from pleasure reading for enjoyment to fast-paced environment reading when it matters most to absorb information as quickly as possible for work, including graphs and charts. All these and more within "Instant Speed Reading."
One Chunk at a Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
If your child struggles with reading at their grade level, this handbook can help you to help them improve fast. It was written by a former classroom teacher, reading tutor and homeschool mother who doesn't have time for complicated, high maintenance reading programs. One Chunk at a Time is as simple as it gets...and it works!
Paper Hearts, Volume 1: Some Writing Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Practical advice meets real experience as NY Times bestselling author Beth Revis speaks on writing. A combination of philosophy and hands-on activities, this book is perfect for the aspiring author. Save the Cat meets Bird by Bird in the first of three volumes on writing, publishing, and marketing.
Walking The Blue Skies
Price: $2.93 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
An anthology of poems written for readers of all ages. Subjects are taken from the world around us. They are records of those common occurrences which generally pass unnoticed in a busy day. Dedicated to all those who enjoy being outside; taking time to watch, listen and enjoy the adventures on the other side of the door.
Bexar BiblioTech: The Evolution of the Country's First All-digital Public Library
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Nelson Wolff takes readers on the journey from his involvement building a 240,000-square-foot central library in 1995 to creating BiblioTech, the first all-digital public library in the country in 2013.
Journey to Mars: An Easy-English Adventure with 8 Different Endings
Series: Atama-ii multiple-path graded readers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Atama-ii Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
YOU are an astronaut on the first trip to Mars. Can you and your crew survive the dangers of space and complete your mission? Journey to Mars is an easy-English adventure with eight different endings. The Atama-ii Series is nominated for the 2015 British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in Learner Resources, and two of the titles are also nominated for a 2015 Language Learner Literature Award.
Tell Tales: A Book on how to 'Tell Tales'
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Writing skills
'Tell Tales' is an innovative new book on how to tell original stories to children. It is full of ideas and suggestions for parents, grandparents, teachers, play-workers and other storytellers to help them begin to make up their own stories, or to help them develop existing skills further. It includes, as examples, a range of stories and games for children up to nine years of age.
Achieving Effective Style
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
English, like math, is governed by rules that you most likely know, but not consciously. When you consciously understand these rules you will vastly improve your writing. AES will teach you these rules. From this handful of consistent and tidy rules, a multitude of sentence forms emerges. Mastering the logic of English through AES can give you the confidence to embrace these possibilities.
Zombies in Tokyo: An Easy-English Adventure with 8 Different Endings
Series: Atama-ii multiple-path graded readers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Atama-ii Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
YOU live and work in Tokyo. Every day is the same. You get up, you go to work, you go home again. Then, one day, everything is different. Very, very different... Choose from 8 different endings! The Atama-ii series is nominated for the 2015 British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in Learner Resources, and two of the titles are nominated for a Language Learner Literature Awards.
Hunter in the Darkness: An Easy-English Adventure with 8 Different Endings
Series: Atama-ii multiple-path graded readers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Atama-ii Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
YOU are a vampire hunter. You track the evil vampire, Aku, to a small town in Canada, but what's next? Are you the hunter? Or... the hunted? Choose from 8 different endings! The Atama-ii series is nominated for the 2015 British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in Learner Resources, and this title is also nominated for a Language Learner Literature Award.
Slave Wages in America - Turbulence of Life in the World
You set the price! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Early in life we are introduced to school as a means to learn, acquire knowledge, get informed, and get educated. Illiteracy becomes more of a curse and an outdated way of life. Hence, the procedure of learning begins and incorporates a large portion where the activity of humanity is founded.
The Lost Cup: An Easy-English Adventure with 8 Different Endings
Series: Atama-ii multiple-path graded readers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Atama-ii Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You are a detective on the trail of the stolen world cup of soccer. You follow the trophy to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but what comes next? Will you find fame, or... death? Choose from 8 different endings! The Atama-ii series is nominated for the 2015 British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in Learner Resources, and two of the titles are nominated for a Language Learner Literature Awards.