Help your students develop their writing and proofreading skills with hundreds of creative hands-on activities If you are looking for supplemental material for your writing program or are in search of practical exercises to boost your pupils' proofreading abilities, this invaluable resource has it all! Teach Terrific Writing, Grades 6-8 features 170 activities--including an answer key--versatile enough to be adapted to any existing program or approach. This book provides all the guidelines and tools you need to develop a classroom of great writers. With help from Teach Terrific Writing,Grades 6-8, your students will learn how to: o Focus their topics o Organize ideas o Write a draft o Construct paragraphs o Understand the order of ideas o Recognize good writing o Use proofreading strategies o and much more Soon your students will become masters at producing complete pieces of writing as well as polishing their work.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Section 1: Finding and Developing Ideas for Writing; Section 2: Writing the Draft; Section 3: Revising; Section 4: Proofreading; Section 5: Answer Keys
Gary Robert Muschla has more than twenty-five years of experience as a classroom teacher. He is a member of the Authors Guild and the National Writers Association and has written dozens of practical resource guides for classroom teachers.