A practical series that provides over 540 stimulating, ready-to-use activity sheets to help teach and reinforce writing skills in middle/junior high and senior high school students, grades 6-12. Each unit in the series focuses on a different area of writing skills and is complete and self-contained, including 90 reproducible activities in a variety of formats, a brief teacher's guide to effective use of the activities and full answer keys. The activities can be used in any order in any developmental or corrective writing program to meet the specific needs of individual students, small groups, or an entire class.
About the Author
Jack Umstatter, a master English teacher with over 25 years' experience, is a multiple winner of the Teacher of the Year award. He currently teaches English in the Cold Spring Harbor School District in New York and educationand literature at Dowling College in Oakdale, New York. He is the author of Brain Games!, Hooked on English! and other practical teacher resources published by The Center.
Table of Contents
About the Writing Skills Curriculum Library. About Unit 4. Teacher's Correction Marks. SECTION ONE: APPROACHING A SUBJECT. SECTION TWO: RESEARCH. SECTION THREE: TOPICS AND TOPIC SENTENCES. SECTION FOUR: ORGANIZING. SECTION FIVE: SKILLS. SECTION SIX: TYPES OF WRITING. Answer Key.