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Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
By Archie Willard
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Last Reader Standing is the story of Archie’s amazing—and often painful—journey of becoming literate at middle age, struggling with the new found knowledge of his dyslexia.
I have a different story
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Poetry Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students
By Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This book describes easy to follow directions for creating poems that touch the heart. It includes writing exercises and prompts for traditional poems like the cinquain and haiku and more modern poetry like generated poems and found poetry.
Playing with Words: A Poetry Writing Workshop
By Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are 12 exercises for creating poems by playing with words with examples.
Wommack's Vocabulary+ Buffet: Vocabulary, Word Usage & Pronunciation, Foreign Phrases, Quotations, Poems, Nursery Rhymes, Great Art/Artists, Architecture/Architects, Books/Authors, & Religions
By David R. Wommack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
WOMMACK'S VOCABULARY+ BUFFET puts you easily on the road to a deep and dynamic vocabulary. Extremely helpful to creative writers too.
SPaG Book: A Teacher's Guide to Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar
By Matilda Rose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Solutions for School (Publishing, UK). Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
SPaG Book is the perfect companion for teachers of spelling, punctuation, and grammar...and now the National Curriculum and Ofsted consider EVERY teacher to be a teacher of literacy, that means you! Whether you're a grammar novice who doesn't know his adverbs from his elbow, or an expert English teacher who never splits his infinitives, this book has something for you.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
By Kate Walker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
Grammar Without Tears
By Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
Teachnology
By Monica Sevilla
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
Teachnology is a ground breaking book guiding educators in the development and to think critically and how to develop standards-based lessons, activities, and projects with use of the higher order thinking skills to fully develop your students thinking skills and potential. Important strategies and tips for effective student learning are also included in this must-have book.
Write: Inspirations for Writers, Part 2
By Sheila Hollinghead
Price: Free! Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Writers are notorious for being at once narcissistic and self-abasing. Christian writers are no different. They doubt and question. Can Christian writing even be defined? Is it possible to make a difference in the world? What does it mean to be professional? And why, if a Christian is truly called to write, is it often a struggle to polish their writing to shine God's light?
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
By Kate Walker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Story by Story PLUS: Basic Intermediate
By Faiza Raintree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Build reading ability quickly & easily. Intensive reading program for BASIC INTERMERDIATE ESL students & students learning to read. A great resource for both adults & children. 25 stories & 150 activities. FEATURES: Pictures, Pre-reading, Comprehension/discussion questions, Graphic organizers, Vocabulary, Grammar, & Writing. Answer Key. 290 pages.
How to Really Be a Better Writer: A Meta-Method of Learning and Playing with Words, Figures of Speech, Rhetoric, and Tropes
By Dave V
Price: $9.99 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 Cask of Amontillado Common Core Standards Reading Lesson Plan
By KM Zafari
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.
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.