Four worktexts provide instruction for critical written communication skills

Reading Level: 5-6

Interest Level: 6-12

This worktext provides essential practice for students who need help with basic sentence-writing skills. Students learn how to write effective sentences and paragraphs beginning with basic rules and definitions for sentences, and then moving on to longer writing assignments. Emphasizes proofreading, revising, and rewriting while demonstrating how to write descriptive, narrative, and persuasive paragraphs and business and personal letters. Includes exercises on:

  • using a dictionary
  • paraphrasing
  • spelling
  • vocabulary building

Using Parts of Speech

Learning how to use the various parts of speech can help students become better communicators. This worktext covers nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Perfect for students who have a basic understanding of sentence construction, but need practice with parts of speech and their usage.

Building Vocabulary Skills

Help students enhance their vocabulary with this practical worktext. Students learn the value of understanding prefixes and suffixes in discovering the meanings of unfamiliar words. Lessons are grouped by categories so students learn by making associations. Groupings include words and terms related to:

  • time
  • real estate
  • weather
  • medicine
  • work-related
  • family
  • insurance
  • computer
  • mythology

Excellent for students preparing for standardized tests or for those who want to increase their vocabulary.

Punctuation, Capitalization, and Spelling

This worktext clearly presents the basics of mechanics, including the rules of punctuation, ­commas, semicolons, apostrophes, quotation marks, dashes, hyphens, and parentheses. Also covers the rules of capitalization and spelling, providing essential practice for students who need help with the mechanics of writing.