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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.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A useful and entertaining free 30 chapter resource for your creative writing, non-fiction too! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has popular genres - Crime, Romance, Horror... and How to get Ideas, plus extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most of the guides have exercises. Get it now! From Story Software, makers of Story Turbo, the top creative writing app
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.
The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENGLISH SPELLING RULES is the most complete and detailed guide to English spelling rules ever written. Most people consider English spelling to be an intimidating tangle but John Fulford easily and carefully leads the reader through the linguistic maze and proves that there is a great deal of logic to English spelling. A 'Must Have' book for teachers, students, and writers.
Journaling to Become a Better Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
You’ve heard it said, “Good writers keep journals.” But are you exploiting everything your journal has to offer? Relieved of the burden of creating a story, you can focus on simply telling it well. Learn how to sketch from life models through seven techniques you can practice in your journal and apply directly to fiction.
How to Teach the Autobiographical Essay Composition Project in 9 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 80,810. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document gives one way of teaching the autobiographical essay to students, although it should also be useful to people who are not students, but who want to write this kind of essay.
Composition Project: Writing a Hero-of-Human-Rights Essay
Price: Free! Words: 48,590. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This free download describes a composition assignment that I have used successfully during my years of teaching at Ohio University.
How to Teach a Problem-Solving Letter Composition Project in 6 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The composition project is to write a Problem-Solving Letter that gives the reader information that the reader can use. This is practical writing, as opposed to academic research papers that teachers grade and return to their students.
Rethink Reading Strategies
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Is your child struggling with reading? You know they are smart and have the ability to achieve, but are not progressing. Rethink Reading Strategies has identified revolutionary ways to reconsider how reading is taught to children with learning disabilities or children who are still struggling in reading and comprehension.
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Author profile
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.
The Color Association Protocol (CAP) Program For Reading Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The CAP Program for Reading Success© is an innovative research based program that incorporates iPad technology into learning the foundations of reading. The program can be used with school-aged children through adults.
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Theatre of the Mind: Writing and Publishing Radio Dramas in the Classroom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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.
Simple Writing Strategies Presents: Write Any Book For Profit In 30 Days or Less
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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So you want to learn how to write a book but you don't know where to start, or even what to write about, you just know you want to write one. Well my dear fellow writer, I have you covered. In this book you'll learn essential skills that will enable you to write a book faster than you ever thought possible, even if you've never written a lick of content in your life.
Writing Tips for Authors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,630. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Editors' Bible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: 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.
Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: 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.
Wommack's Vocabulary+ Buffet: Vocabulary, Word Usage & Pronunciation, Foreign Phrases, Quotations, Poems, Nursery Rhymes, Great Art/Artists, Architecture/Architects, Books/Authors, & Religions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
WOMMACK'S VOCABULARY+ BUFFET puts you easily on the road to a deep and dynamic vocabulary. Extremely helpful to creative writers too.
Story by Story PLUS: Basic Intermediate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.
The Independent Author's Handbook - Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: 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.