Teaching Grammar Through Writing Activities to Develop Writer's Craft in All Students in Grades 4-12

ISBN-10: 0132565994

ISBN-13: 9780132565998

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Keith Polette

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List price: $79.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 3/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Dr. Keith Polette is a Professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso. Dr. Polette received the UTEP College of Liberal Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research, the UT System Chancellorrsquo;s Council Award for Excellence in Teaching, and was recognized by the Texas State Reading Association as an Outstanding Texas Author. Prior to moving to El Paso in 1995, Dr. Polette was a Mentor Teacher and an English/Language Arts teacher for both remedial and gifted students in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Polette has published over thirty articles in professional journals, eight books on teaching, and two books for children. His most recent publications areRead and Write It Out Loud: Guided Oral Literacy Strategies, Isabel and the Hungry Coyote, Pacoandthe Giant Chile Plant,andMoon Over The Mountain(Raven Tree Press). For the past twenty years, Dr. Polette has given keynote addresses and been a featured speaker at national, regional, and state literacy conferences, and at schools throughout the United States and Canada. nbsp;

Introduction
Nouns
Verbs
Pronouns
Adjectives
Adverbs
Prepositions
Conjunctions
Absolute Phrases
Gerund Phrases
Infinitive Phrases
Prepositional Phrases
Participial Phrases
Appositive Phrases
Adjective Clauses
Adverbial Clauses
Noun Clauses
Sentence Expanding
Sentence Combining
Sentence Matching
Sentence Sense
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
Passages to Edit
Reading Closely and Carefully to Find and Fix Errors
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
Syllable Question Poem
Text Message Poem
Acts of Writing: Putting It All Together with Process Writing
Five Recursive Steps in the Writing Process
Activities and Ideas to Support Poetry Writing
Writing Extensions
Writing about a Nonfiction Topic Using an Alliterative Pattern
Writing about Frogs (or a person, animal, object, or place): Alternative Acrostic Poems
Writing about Two Animals with a Contrast Pattern
Writing about People, Things, or Animals: So You Want to Be
The Five Good Things Pattern
Writing about a Nonfiction Topic Using an Informational Paragraph
The Contrast Paragraph
Writing a Character Analysis/Personality Trait Paragraph
Multi-Modal Character/Person Analysis Paragraph
Biographical Writing: Who Is the Real Walter Frederick Morrison?
Writing in Response to a Prompt: What Is a Hero?
Reproducible Masters
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