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Writing a Letter Instructions, Guides, Exercises & Lessons

Writing a Letter Instructions, Guides, Exercises & Lessons There are many types of letters from Friendly Letters to Business Letters. You will learn the many types of friendly & business letters and their format. Sample Letters of Many Types: http://www.letterwritingguide.com/.  [tab name=”Friendly Letter”]   Friendly Letter   Format & Instructions   Sample of a Friendly Letter Continue Reading...

Improving Your Writing

Improving Your Writing [tab name=”Passive voice”]  Passive Voice when a writer makes the object of an action into the subject of a sentence. https://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/passive-voice/   More about Passive Voice https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/03/ [/tab] [tab name=”Active Voice”] Active Voice the subject of the sentence performs the action expressed in the verb. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/01/   https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/539/02/ [/tab] [tab name=”Passive or Continue Reading...

MLA Style: Basic Citation Format

MLA Style: Basic Citation Format Learn How to Write MLA Style Citations   Basic Format Title Lastname, Firstname. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year Published. Medium of Publication (example: print)   Learn how to use MLA Style Citations in your Writing   Learn How to Cite a Website Reference: HowCast. “How to Cite a Website Continue Reading...

How to Hold a Pencil

How to Hold a Pencil This is a great method for teaching your child how to hold a pencil (1222) Page Views...

Book Reports

The Worksheet Place – Reading response ideas. Story response. Reading worksheets. The Worksheet Place – Reading activity worksheets and printables. Use these reading activities for a variety of ages. Book reports, literature response, predicting and inferring worksheets for learners to use when responding to reading. Responding to text helps to determine the level of comprehension Continue Reading...

Short Stories

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Writing a Story & Writing Prompts

Learn to Write a Story Get writing ideas & topics, learn the writing elements, the difference between fiction and non-ficiton, and how to edit your writing. Many worksheets to print & interactive online learning. [tab name=”Writing Ideas”] The Worksheet Place – Writing prompts and writing topics. Story writing prompts. Procedural writing topics, expository writing topics, Continue Reading...

Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Writing Persuasiver writing is used to Examples of Persuasive writing essays letters to the editor grant proposals cover letters lab reports proposals memos complaint letters OpEd pieces job postings resumes book reviews briefing papers requests invitations ads reports loan applications position papers thesis papers The Worksheet Place – Persuasive writing worksheets and persuasive writing Continue Reading...

Paragraph Writing

The Worksheet Place – Paragraph Writing (354) Page Views...

Narrative Writing

The Worksheet Place – Narrative Writing Folktale Writing http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/folktalewshop_index.htm  Publish your Writing http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/folktale_publish.asp  Mystery Writing http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/folktale_publish.asp Publish Your Writing http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mystery/publish.asp  Myth Writing http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/mythswshop_index.htm Publish Your Myth http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/myths_publish.asp     (423) Page Views...

Fact or Opinion

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Expository Writing

Expository Writing [tab name=”Expository Writing”] Some Examples of Expository Writing letters, newsletters, definitions, instructions, guidebooks, catalogs, newspaper articles, magazine articles, manuals, pamphlets, When is Expository Writing used? reports and research papers.   Basically Expository writing is used to… to report facts to summarize ideas to define terms to explain a process to give instructions [/tab] Continue Reading...

The Writing Process

Brainpop Writing Process  (03:01) – Video Learn about the five steps that will help make you a better writer! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A   (383) Page Views...

Similes & Metaphors

Brainpop Similes and Metaphors  (02:17) – Video A look at how these poetic devices can improve your writing. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A (383) Page Views...

Descriptive Writing

Descriptive writing – learn about descriptive writing.  Follow links, watch videos, and practice exercises. [tab name=”Descriptive writing”] Descriptive writing writing style that describes a person, place, or event so that the topic can be clearly seen in the reader’s mind. The writer must use vivid details that paint a picture for the reader. Some Examples Continue Reading...

Research

Brainpop Research  (02:57) Video See how to find secondary and primary sources of information for a research paper. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (687) Page Views...

Public Speaking

Brainpop Public Speaking  (02:45) – Video Get tips for delivering a successful oral report or speech. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A (755) Page Views...

Pre-Writing

Brainpop Prewriting: Choosing a Topic  (02:13) – Video Learn some prewriting strategies that will help you to generate ideas. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A   Brainpop Prewriting: Organizing Your Thoughts  (02:31) – Video Learn how to organize your thoughts and map out your writing. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (283) Page Views...

Point of View

Brainpop Point of View  (04:46) – Video Learn about the four different points of view in writing in this BrainPOP movie. Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (1258) Page Views...

Plagirism

Plagiarism  (05:13) Learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (640) Page Views...

Outline

Brainpop Outlines  (03:55)  Video Learn to organize your thoughts in an outline before you write! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (1413) Page Views...

Main Idea

Main Idea  (04:28) Wait, what was that all about? Learn how to find the main idea! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A (631) Page Views...

Diologue

Brainpop Dialogue  (02:58) – Video Learn to write realistic dialogue! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Experiment | Time Line | Q&A (323) Page Views...

Biography

Brainpop Biography  (04:35) – Video Discover what makes a biography and learn some tips on how to write your own! Quiz | Activity | FYI | Q&A     (1304) Page Views...

Forms of Writing

FORMS OF WRITING Writing can take many forms Forms of Writing Forms of Writing by Grade & Modes of Writing   CHECK OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PARTS OF A SENTENCE (281) Page Views...

Styles Of Writing

Style of Writing Persuasive writing, Descriptive writing, Narrative writing, Informative writing & Explanatory writing are different styles or types of writing.  See our videos, links, worksheets and lessons to learn more [tab name=”Types of Writing”] TYPES OF WRITING Different Types of Writers Persuasive Writing – Persuasive writing attempts to convince the reader to accept a Continue Reading...

Writing an Essay

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