Writing Strands 5

Writing Strands 5

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Item #: 005183
ISBN: 9781888344080
Grades: 5-10

Product Description:

Recommended for grades 5+ if continuing in the Writing Strands program, orgrades 9-10 if just beginning.

Category Description for Comprehensive Writing Programs:

These materials include both instruction and writingassignments.




Category Description for WRITING PROGRAMS:

These materials may offer some light grammar instruction, but the focusis mainly on writing of all types.




Category Description for Writing Strands:

Author Dave Marks believes that kids become good writers by ... writing! Not by doing endless diagramming or laboring over parts of speech worksheets. He eloquently equates the process of learning to write to learning to ride a bicycle ... you get on and ride, not spend weeks, months, or years labeling the parts of a bicycle on worksheets! Mr. Marks has 27 years of experience teaching in high school and college and also homeschooled his son using this approach (yes, his son did become a writer!). The four strands of writing (argumentative, explanatory, creative and report) are explained, modeled, and practiced throughout the 8 levels. Beginning in level 3, the author speaks directly to the student, a nice touch because Mr. Marks has a tongue-in-cheek humor that makes learning to write enjoyable! We have used this program effectively. Most children begin this program in level 3. Older children may progress more quickly through the lower levels. Dave promises that "A child, at whatever age, having worked through level eight, would be ready for college-level writing."




Primary Subject
English/Writing
Grade Start
5
Grade End
10
ISBN
9781888344080
Binding
Perfect
Pages
86
Language
English
Series Title
Writing Strands Ser.
Ages
9 to 16
Audience
Juvenile
Author
Dave Marks
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
National Writing Institute
Weight
0.4 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.25"
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It is a great book for independent kids that love to write.
Shelly S on Sep 3, 2017
I heard this is a good book for writing.
Krystal E on Nov 1, 2016
It is a great book for independent kids that love to write.
Shelly S on Sep 3, 2017
I hear good reviews on this curriculum. We're excited to give a try.
Marcy K on May 23, 2017
I heard this is a good book for writing.
Krystal E on Nov 1, 2016
Well thought out; short lessons.
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So, so happy with my children's math skills from using Singapore!
Betsy N on Aug 3, 2016
I hear good reviews on this curriculum. We're excited to give a try.
Marcy K on May 23, 2017
Well thought out; short lessons.
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