SENTENCE COMPOSING FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL

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Sentence Composing For Middle School

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0867094192
Genre : Education
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Unlike traditional grammar books that emphasize sentence analysis, this worktext asks students to imitate the sentence styles of professional writers, making the sentence composing process enjoyable and challenging.
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Paragraphs For Middle School

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0325042683
Genre : Education
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Following the success of their Sentence-Composing series and their Grammar: A Sentence-Composing Approach series, Don and Jenny Killgallon present a new series, Paragraphs: A Sentence-Composing Approach. Paragraphs for Middle School: A Sentence-Composing Approach gives students new tools to write mature and varied sentences through imitating models by authors like Louis Sachar, Suzanne Collins, Gary Paulsen, J. R. R. Tolkien, Carl Hiassen, Rick Riordan, J. K. Rowling, and many others. Now, in this worktext, the Killgallons take the approach a step further by teaching students tools authors use to build paragraphs. Using power tools in four places to build better sentences-the opener, the S-V split, the closer, and the mix-and four techniques for building better paragraphs-expanding paragraphs, imitating paragraphs, unscrambling paragraphs, and building paragraphs-students achieve a goal of good writing: elaboration. Through the activities in this book, students: imitate how their favorite authors build sentences and paragraphs eliminate common sentence boundary problems--fragments, run-ons, comma splices learn, practice, and use the tools that foster elaboration in paragraphs. With recognizable authors as their mentors, students build confidence as their writing becomes more meaningful and masterful. Download the Teacher's Booklet SAVE $19.50 when you buy in a 10 Pack! Click here for more details.
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Sentence Composing For High School

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0867094281
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Unlike traditional grammar books that emphasize sentence analysis, this worktext asks students to imitate the sentence styles of professional writers, making the sentence composing process enjoyable and challenging.
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Sentence Composing For College

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0867094478
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Unlike traditional grammar books that emphasize sentence analysis, this worktext asks students to imitate the sentence styles of professional writers, making the sentence composing process enjoyable and challenging.
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Getting Started With Middle School Sentence Composing

Author : Donald Killgallon
ISBN : 0325107319
Genre : Education
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"The second book in a series of more accessible sentence-composing books, which can function on its own or as an entry point to the Killgallons' other books"--
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Paragraphs For Elementary School

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0325047944
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Don and Jenny Killgallons' bestselling sentence-composing approach has successfully taught upper-elementary students to write mature and varied sentences through imitating C.S. Lewis, Jerry Spinelli, Suzanne Collins, Gary Paulsen, J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher Paolini, Rick Riordan, J. K. Rowling, and many others. Now, in this worktext, the Killgallons take the approach a step further by teaching upper-elementary students to build paragraphs. Using subjects, predicates, and sentence composing tools, students learn and practice what good sentences look like before moving on to imitate strong paragraphs written by established authors -their "fitness trainers in writing." The activities in this worktext help students: learn and use the sentence-composing tools that foster elaboration in paragraphs recognize and imitate how their favorite authors build sentences and paragraphs practice composing paragraphs for different purposes. With well-known and well-loved authors as their mentors, students build confidence as their writing becomes more meaningful and mature. FREE TEACHER'S BOOKLET (DOWNLOAD) FREE TEACHER'S BOOKLET (MAILED PRINT COPY)
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Sentence Composing

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0867094508
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this booklet, Don Killgallon provides a concise explanation of the sentence composing process and its theoretical foundations. This booklet is designed to accompany Sentence Composing for College, Sentence Composing for High School, and Sentence Composing for Middle School.
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Grammar For Middle School Ten Pack

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : 0325010684
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Save 20% when you purchase ten copies: (Discount reflected in price listed above.)Don and Jenny Killgallon's sentence-composing approach has transformed how writing is taught in thousands of language arts classes, helping students all across America become more proficient, sophisticated writers. Now the Killgallons use their highly effective method for a unique, powerful textbook that links good writing to that perennially difficult-to-teach subject - grammar.Grammar for Middle School: A Sentence-Composing Approach gives your students the chance to absorb and replicate the grammatical structures used by some of the best writers of our times. Included among the over 150 authors, 200 titles, and 400 model sentences in Grammar for Middle School are award-winning young-adult literature such as Cynthia Voigt's Homecoming, popular favorites like J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter, and curricular staples such as John Steinbeck's The Red Pony and The Pearl.Fourteen grammatical structures are developed in the same predictable, understandable manner, using the sentence-composing approach. When students first encounter a tool, it is clearly defined and characterized. Then it's practiced through five activities: matching, unscrambling, combining, imitating, and expanding. Finally, a creative writing activity immerses students in the composition or revision of a paragraph through independent use of the sentence - composing tools they have already learned. Best of all, after each section, review activities - which can be easily graded as unit or final tests - offer opportunities for students to bring it all together and build better sentences.An accompanies Grammar for MiddleSchool and includes advice, tips, resources, answer keys, and even curricular plans for teachers who are either new to the Killgallon approach or sentence-composing veterans. No one can forge the link between grammar and writing like Don and Jenny Killgallon. Discover for yourself or rediscover how powerful the sentence - composing approach can be, and watch as your students get grammar like never before - and write better sentences too.
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Getting Started With High School Sentence Composing

Author : Donald Killgallon
ISBN : 0325098166
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"Sentence composing provides acrobatic training in sentence dexterity...using literature as a writing school with a faculty of professional writers who virtually teach students to build better sentences." -Don and Jenny Killgallon Getting Started with High School Sentence Composing introduces the powerful sentence-composing approach. Using real sentences by authors as models, it provides practice with five sentence parts, or tools, that research shows skilled writers use to create high-quality, variety-packed writing: Extenders to enlarge meaning within a sentence Identifiers to identify someone or something Describers to describe someone or something Elaborators to add details for full understanding Combos to combine tools within a sentence Along the way, Don and Jenny Killgallon provide help for students, including: Basic sentence ideas-Activities to understand subjects, predicates, and their relationship to those five tools Broken sentences-Exercises to identify, avoid, and repair fragments Vocabulary scaffolds-"Quickshots" to include an immediate, clear definition in context for challenging words.
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Sentence Composing For Elementary School

Author : Don Killgallon
ISBN : UVA:X004421740
Genre : Education
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Don Killgallon's signature sentence composing approach to writing is rapidly becoming a part of every effective teacher's repertoire, in middle schools, high schools, and colleges across the country. Thousands of teachers have achieved astonishing results - with students readily writing sentences remarkably similar to those of professional writers. What's more they've discovered that this approach is easy to teach and easy to learn. Now, Don and Jenny Killgallon make these techniques available to elementary teachers with the first-ever worktext in which children learn to write sentences like their favorite authors. Using sentences from more than one hundred popular stories and novels as models, Sentence Composing for Elementary School offers extensive practice in four sentence-manipulating techniques: sentence unscrambling, sentence imitating, sentence combining, and sentence expanding. By playing with hundreds of sentences from selections like Charlotte's Web and the Harry Potter series, children learn to write their own sentences in more effective and interesting ways. At the same time, they improve their reading skills by discovering the story in the sentence. Teachers and students will find this textbook an innovative, creative, and enjoyable alternative to traditional grammar texts aimed at dissecting sentences. Instead, Sentence Composing for Elementary School engages children in learning how to build better sentences.
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