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Teaching Grammar Through Writing: Activities to Develop Writer's Craft in ALL Students in Grades 4-12, 2nd edition

  • Keith Polette

Published by Pearson (March 1st 2011) - Copyright © 2012

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Teaching Grammar Through Writing: Activities to Develop Writer's Craft in ALL Students in Grades 4-12 (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780132999199

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Table of contents

Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1      

Word Works I: Nouns

Word Works II: Verbs

Word Works III: Pronouns

Word Works IV: Adjectives

Word Works V: Adverbs

Word Works VI: Prepositions

Word Works VII: Conjunctions

Chapter 2      

Sentence Works I: Absolute Phrases

Sentence Works II: Gerund Phrases

Sentence Works III: Infinitive Phrases

Sentence Works IV: Prepositional Phrases

Sentence Works V: Participial Phrases

Sentence Works VI: Appositive Phrases

Sentence Works VII: Adjective Clauses

Sentence Works VIII: Adverbial Clauses

Sentence Works IX: Noun Clauses

Sentence Expanding

Sentence Combining

Sentence Matching

Sentence Sense

Chapter 3      

Punctuation Points

The Comma

The Apostrophe

The Colon

The Exclamation Point

Quotation Marks

The Semicolon

Special Focus: The Comma Splice

The Hyphen

The Dash

What Is a Sentence?

Sentence Subjects

Sentence Predicates

Compound Subjects and Predicates

Direct Object

Indirect Object

Predicate Noun

Predicate Adjective

Parallel Structure in Sentences

Sentence Structures

Ten Sentence Patterns to Imitate

Sixteen Kinds of Sentences: Different Constructions for Different Purposes

Figurative Language

A Note on Voice

 

Chapter 4      

Passages to Edit

Reading Closely and Carefully to Find and Fix Errors

Chapter 5      

Poetry Patterns

Build-a-Name Poetry

Diamante

Wishing upon a Poem

Bio-Poem

Night Poem

Alliterative Poem

Alliterative Character Poem

Parts of Speech Poem

Adverb Poem

Another Parts of Speech Poem

Prepositional Phrase Poem

Participial Phrase Poem

Sentence Pattern Poems

Syllable Poems

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