Sentence Composing for Elementary School A Worktext to Build Better Sentences

ISBN-10: 0325002231

ISBN-13: 9780325002231

Edition: 2000

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Description: Don Killgallon's signature sentence composing approach to writing is rapidly becoming a part of every effective teacher's repertoire, in middle schools, high schools, and colleges across the country. Thousands of teachers have achieved astonishing results - with students readily writing sentences remarkably similar to those of professional writers. What's more they've discovered that this approach is easy to teach and easy to learn. Now, Don and Jenny Killgallon make these techniques available to elementary teachers with the first-ever worktext in which children learn to write sentences like their favorite authors. Using sentences from more than one hundred popular stories and novels as models, Sentence Composing for Elementary School offers extensive practice in four sentence-manipulating techniques: sentence unscrambling, sentence imitating, sentence combining, and sentence expanding. By playing with hundreds of sentences from selections like Charlotte's Web and the Harry Potter seri

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Book details

List price: $28.13
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 3/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Don Killgallon is the originator of the sentence-composing approach and author of numerous sentence-composing worktexts. He is the author or coauthor of Paragraphs for Middle School (2013), Paragraphs for High School (2012), Grammar for College Writing (2010), Story Grammar for Elementary School (2008), Grammar for High School (2007), Grammar for Middle School (2006), Sentence Composing for Elementary School (2000), Sentence Composing for High School (1998), Sentence Composing for College (1998), Sentence Composing for Middle School (1997), and Daily Sentence Composing (Great Source). He's a veteran teacher of secondary English, a former specialist in middle and high school education for the state of Maryland, and currently a teacher of writing at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Jenny Killgallon is coauthor of Paragraphs for Middle School (2013), Paragraphs for High School (2012), Grammar for College Writing (2010), Story Grammar for Elementary School (2008), Grammar for High School (2007), Grammar for Middle School (2006), Sentence Composing for Elementary School (2000), and Daily Sentence Composing (Great Source). She is a veteran teacher of secondary English, and former writing specialist for the state of Maryland. She currently teaches ninth-grade English at Maryvale Preparatory School in Brooklandville, Maryland.

For Teachers: Teaching Sentence Composing For Students: Learning Sentence Composing Skill
Imitation Adding Phrases Skill
Prepositional Skill
Appositive Skill
Participial Skill
Compound Verb Adding Clauses Skill
Adjective Skill
Adverb Reviewing and Creating Good Writing Skill
Study of an Author: E.B. White, Charlotte's Web
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