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Reading is Fun At Home Activities for Beginning Readers
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The goal of this book is to help your kindergartener discover their love for reading. These activities will help your child realize their potential while enjoying the learning process. This book is set up in a weekly format with twelve weeks of activities. Each week builds on the last. Many of these activities can be done anywhere, the car, park, or on a walk. Learning is fun and so is reading.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
By Denis Ledoux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for The Gruffalo
By Peter Fogarty
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Gruffalo is one of the best selling children's books Amazon sells.My 16 Thinking Hat worksheets include 3 White Thinking Hat sheets (About Facts), 3 Red Thinking Hat Worksheets (About feelings), 3 Yellow Thinking Hat worksheets (positives), 3 Black Thinking Worksheets (Negatives), 3 Green Thinking Hat Worksheets (Creativity) and a Blue Thinking Hat Mind map to help put their learning together.
The Magic Train - Thinking Hat Guided Reading Worksheets
By Peter Fogarty
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Teachers are frequently told that they should be using the Thinking Hats to teach reading. This is great - except whereever they look, there are no simple, ready made worksheets for them to use. This discourages them from trying a great new way of teaching. This teaching method focuses on 6 different areas of thinking in every book, which of course helps them learn more than simply reading it.
Story by Story PLUS: HIGH BEGINNER
By Faiza Raintree
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.
6-Letter Word Puzzles
By Ted Summerfield
Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 17 · 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.
The Independent Author's Handbook - Second Edition
By John Stilwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. 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.
Story by Story PLUS: BEGINNER
By Faiza Raintree
You set the price! Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Learn English quickly & easily with this book! Intensive reading program for ESL students and HIGH BEGINNING readers. 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.
Rise: Inspirations for Writers, Part 1
By Sheila Hollinghead
Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
(5.00 from 1 review)
Writers are notorious for being at once narcissistic and self-abasing. Christian writers are no different. They doubt and question. Sheila Hollinghead encourages Christian writers to seek God's will, study the craft, and learn the basics. And she further calls them to examine, find unique voices, and soar on wings like eagles...to Rise, Write, Shine.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
By Tammy Blackwell
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
Diary of a Ranga - Welcome to My World
By Scott Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Diary of a Ranga - Welcome to My World is a short novel used for you to enjoy and learn about phonics. It is based on a true story. This doesn’t mean everything that happens in the story is true but I am sure you will work out what is and isn’t. I wrote this story to help my own children, young adults and adults with phonics and reading. I hope it helps you and yours. Regards Scott
The Memory List Question Book
By Denis Ledoux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Memory List Question Book is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
Achieving Effective Style
By Jane Albron
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: 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.
Write Every Day: A Year of Daily Writing Prompts
By J.M. Snyder
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!
Duke the Chihuahua Writes!
By Donna Fawcett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Duke the Chihuahua Writes! is a fun tutorial for the beginning writer. With the aid of an aged and somewhat pompous Chihuahua and a Shepherd pup, award winning author Donna Fawcett offers easy tips for crafting that story, article or book. Learn how to query, stay in the correct point of view or create a character.
Just Conversations
By Cas Erchamion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
(5.00 from 1 review)
100+ Easy English dialogues for teachers and students. As the title implies, this book is just about conversations. There are a loads of idioms, phrasal verbs and colloquial expressions for a wide variety of situations and topics.
The Classical Speller III, Student Edition
By Gail McGaffigan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A 100-year-old, tried-and-true spelling method. Get back to the classics - Education the way it was for every great man of every generation, for about 200 years. The Classical Speller is an invitation to return to a time when people cared about their spelling and everything else they produced. Students following this method will build real self-esteem and pride in a job well done.
The Screenwriters Way: Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea
By Brian Craft
Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea arms you with the tools to capture lightning in a bottle! 6 clear and concise steps that contain and focus your 'flash of inspiration' story idea to magnify and transform it into a rock solid foundation ready to build your entire screenplay. A journey of a thousand miles, begins with the first step, but you have to start in the right direction!
500 5-Minute Writing Excercises
By Nadiyah Abdul-Khaliq
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are no rules to use this book. Just relax, commit to an exercise, and set that clock to five minutes. Grammar is not the most important part of an exercise. The point is that you get used to just writing whatever comes to mind and seeing where the story takes you. Do take chances and experiment with exercises, reverse them, manipulate them.
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You
By Dee White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.