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Writing Tips for Authors
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,630. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing Tips for Authors is a collection of essays for authors on aspects of writing and book publishing, and the traps that lie in the game.
Totally Random and Awesome Writing Exercises
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Not only will you find over forty totally random and awesome writing exercises to invigorate your mind and writing. You’ll discover forty-four random first lines, scenarios and dialog prompts to help get your writing going. You’ll also find The Five Minute Writer section will help you discover time to write and create productivity in small amounts of time.
Lingomania
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.
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.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
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.
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.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
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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
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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.
Wommack's Vocabulary+ Buffet: Vocabulary, Word Usage & Pronunciation, Foreign Phrases, Quotations, Poems, Nursery Rhymes, Great Art/Artists, Architecture/Architects, Books/Authors, & Religions
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Price: $2.99 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.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
Teachnology
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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.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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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
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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
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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 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.
Reading is Fun At Home Activities for Beginning Readers
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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
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Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. 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.