Sentence Writing - Canadian Writing Series Gr. 4-6
- An overview of the Trait-Based Writing.
- Writing Task Rubrics for both teacher and student use based on theTrait-Based Writing.
- A teacher/peer and student writing checklist to work on between the draft and good copy.
This book is fully reproducible. There are at least two ways this book can be used: make reproducible copies for all students as they are good reminders of the different types of sentences, and introduction to grammar and figure speech. The students work on their own booklet during the school year, at their own pace.
- Another way is to have teacher introduce concept to students and allow students to work on each concept as they are presented.
- If you have weaker students, the Sentence Writing Grade 1 to 3, offers, more practise sheets, a personal book containing word lists and a Sentence Creator activity.
- There are many writing prompts for the four types of writing styles Narrative, Descriptive, Persuasive/Opinion and Expository Writing styles.
- Practise sheets on writing a paragraph – step-by-step. Good for introducing and also good for review.
- Sentence writing can be fun hence, tongue twisters, riddles, puns, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, oxymoron and idioms are included in this sentence writing book.
In this book you will find how to introduce, explain and practise:
- A review of all the different types of sentences such as declarative, exclamatory, interrogative and imperative.
- Answering Questions
- An introduction to figures of speech such as Metaphors, Similes, Personification, Onomatopoeia and Oxymoron.
- Compound & Complex Sentences
- Practise worksheets
- A look at verb tenses; past-tense, present-tense and future-tense
- Working on writing paragraphs: main idea, topic sentence, supporting sentences and concluding sentences.
- Writing Prompts for Narrative, Descriptive, Persuasive/Opinion and Expository Writing styles
- Creating a Cheat Sheet
- Tips on creating a Writing Centre