Teach the eight parts of speech, verbal phrases clauses, usage, and mechanics. Review the seven sentence patterns. Introduce advanced concepts such as tense sequence, perfect verbals, and adverbial nouns. Reference chapters include library skills and study skills. Lead students through the writing process and teach writing strategies such as variety, emphasis, and sentence logic. Writing projects include research paper, literary analysis, folktale, narrative poem, hymn, analytical essay, interview, memoir, analogy, in-class essay, and letter to the editor.
The student worktext presents clear instruction and offers plenty of practice in writing and grammar, including an overview of the writing process and several focused writing activities. Each chapter beginswith a brief story about a high school class learning about publishing.
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