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Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills.

By: Haven, Kendall.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2014Description: 1 online resource (153 p.).ISBN: 9781610698672.Subject(s): English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Secondary)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills: Step-by-Step Exercises, Activities, and Tips for Student Success, Grades 2–6DDC classification: 808.0420712 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title ; Title Page; Copyright ; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Goal; What Makes Writing Hard?; Previous Writing Books; Using This Book; The Writer's Toolbox; A Nod to Fluency; Chapter 1: The Five Steps of Successful Writing; Step 1. Planning; Step 2. Drafting; Step 3. Evaluate; Step 4. Revise; Step 5. Edit; Do You Have to Do Them All?; Chapter 2: Writing Tips; Chapter 3: The Workouts: Primary-Grade Workouts; Workout #1: Character Is . . . Because; Workout #2: Six-Page Story; Workout #3: Oh, Yeah?! Prove It!; Workout #4: Build a Snowman; Workout #5: Spelling Stories
Chapter 4: Workouts Perfect for Both Primary and Intermediate GradesWorkout #6: The BIG Three; Workout #7: Fred du Frog; Workout #8: Your Scene; Workout #9: Story Starters; Workout #10: Number Stories; Chapter 5: Intermediate-Grade Workouts; Workout #11: The What-Makes-It-Real Game; Workout #12: BIG Trouble!; Workout #13: How to Make a Better Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich; Workout #14: My Favorite Season; Workout #15: Three Interesting Things; Workout #16: One-Sided Conversation; Workout #17: Por Qua Stories; Workout #18: Dollars for Details; Workout #19: Where Nothing Happens . . .
Workout #20: I Love It I Hate It!; Workout #21: The Best Field Trip; Workout #22: Let the Jury Decide; Workout #23: The Detail Game; Workout #24: What Animal Are You?; Workout #25: Random Stories; Workout #26: Inferring a Character; Workout #27: Progressive Stories; Workout #28: 30-Second Story; Workout #29: Written Progressives; Workout #30: Superheroes!; Other Books of Writing Activities and Games; Index
Summary: This book is a ""best of"" collection of tips and exercises to help nurture young writers and strengthen core skills. Since each activity has been tried and tested in thousands of classrooms, you'll find successful methods for turning even the most reluctant students into effective, powerful writers.
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Cover; Half Title ; Title Page; Copyright ; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Goal; What Makes Writing Hard?; Previous Writing Books; Using This Book; The Writer's Toolbox; A Nod to Fluency; Chapter 1: The Five Steps of Successful Writing; Step 1. Planning; Step 2. Drafting; Step 3. Evaluate; Step 4. Revise; Step 5. Edit; Do You Have to Do Them All?; Chapter 2: Writing Tips; Chapter 3: The Workouts: Primary-Grade Workouts; Workout #1: Character Is . . . Because; Workout #2: Six-Page Story; Workout #3: Oh, Yeah?! Prove It!; Workout #4: Build a Snowman; Workout #5: Spelling Stories

Chapter 4: Workouts Perfect for Both Primary and Intermediate GradesWorkout #6: The BIG Three; Workout #7: Fred du Frog; Workout #8: Your Scene; Workout #9: Story Starters; Workout #10: Number Stories; Chapter 5: Intermediate-Grade Workouts; Workout #11: The What-Makes-It-Real Game; Workout #12: BIG Trouble!; Workout #13: How to Make a Better Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich; Workout #14: My Favorite Season; Workout #15: Three Interesting Things; Workout #16: One-Sided Conversation; Workout #17: Por Qua Stories; Workout #18: Dollars for Details; Workout #19: Where Nothing Happens . . .

Workout #20: I Love It I Hate It!; Workout #21: The Best Field Trip; Workout #22: Let the Jury Decide; Workout #23: The Detail Game; Workout #24: What Animal Are You?; Workout #25: Random Stories; Workout #26: Inferring a Character; Workout #27: Progressive Stories; Workout #28: 30-Second Story; Workout #29: Written Progressives; Workout #30: Superheroes!; Other Books of Writing Activities and Games; Index

This book is a ""best of"" collection of tips and exercises to help nurture young writers and strengthen core skills. Since each activity has been tried and tested in thousands of classrooms, you'll find successful methods for turning even the most reluctant students into effective, powerful writers.

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<p> Kendall Haven is a master storyteller and author of 34 books who has conducted writing workshops at over 1,600 schools.</p>

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