Writing Strands: Level 4 (Ages 13-14)

Writing Strands: Level 4 (Ages 13-14)

Publisher: New Leaf Press/Master Bks
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Eighth grade, age 13-14, or any age after completing Level 3.

This book is for students who have finished Writing Strands 3 or new students who are 13-14 years old. Assignments are directed to the student. The book takes one full school year to complete and focuses on foundational skills such as organization, description, and paragraphing.

Sample Pages

Scope and Sequence:

1. How a Sentence Does It Organizing ideas and information into sentences
2. Connections Connecting sentences through context
3. The Main Points Recognizing and listing the main parts of story structure
4. I Feel Recognizing and describing emotional reactions
5. My Mistake Analyzing actions and anticipating results
6. What Narrative Voice Tells the Reader Learning about the types of narrative voice and choosing one to use
7. Changing Tenses Controlling tense in narration
8. Paragraphs Organizing information in paragraphs and writing topic sentences
9. My Home #1 Translating visual impressions into a graphic representation that shows size relationships
10. My Home #2 Turning a graphic representation into a verbal description
11. My Home #3 Evaluating one’s own work and rewriting
12. Describing a Thought Problem Using imagination to understand and predict typical reactions to situations
13. Person Learning the different points of view: first, second, and third person
14. Past, Present, and Future Learning the appropriate use of tense
15. Things Change Organizing observations in description
16. From Where I Was Learning how character position determines what characters can know
17. Attitude in Description Learning how the attitudes of narrative voices affect a reader’s reactions
18. The Long and Short of It Controlling sentence length to help readers understand material

ISBN: 9781888344097

Book Title Writing Strands: Level 4 (Ages 13-14)
Publisher: New Leaf Press/Master Bks

Eighth grade, age 13-14, or any age after completing Level 3.

This book is for students who have finished Writing Strands 3 or new students who are 13-14 years old. Assignments are directed to the student. The book takes one full school year to complete and focuses on foundational skills such as organization, description, and paragraphing.

Sample Pages

Scope and Sequence:

1. How a Sentence Does It Organizing ideas and information into sentences
2. Connections Connecting sentences through context
3. The Main Points Recognizing and listing the main parts of story structure
4. I Feel Recognizing and describing emotional reactions
5. My Mistake Analyzing actions and anticipating results
6. What Narrative Voice Tells the Reader Learning about the types of narrative voice and choosing one to use
7. Changing Tenses Controlling tense in narration
8. Paragraphs Organizing information in paragraphs and writing topic sentences
9. My Home #1 Translating visual impressions into a graphic representation that shows size relationships
10. My Home #2 Turning a graphic representation into a verbal description
11. My Home #3 Evaluating one’s own work and rewriting
12. Describing a Thought Problem Using imagination to understand and predict typical reactions to situations
13. Person Learning the different points of view: first, second, and third person
14. Past, Present, and Future Learning the appropriate use of tense
15. Things Change Organizing observations in description
16. From Where I Was Learning how character position determines what characters can know
17. Attitude in Description Learning how the attitudes of narrative voices affect a reader’s reactions
18. The Long and Short of It Controlling sentence length to help readers understand material

ISBN: 9781888344097