Author: Janie B. Cheaney
Publisher: Common Sense Press; Paperback
A Learning Language Arts Through Literature companion curriculum
For seventh grade skills and up, Wordsmith is the perfect companion to Learning Language Arts Through Literature. For young people who want to improve their writing skills, step-by-step instructions are provided that will help any writer improve his techniques. The introduction provides a brief review of grammar followed by instruction on building stronger sentences, exercise in descriptive and narrative writing, creating dialogue, story writing, and writing from a particular point of view. Plus, the essential skills of every good writer, practice in proofreading and revising. Answers to the exercises are provided in the Wordsmith (Grades 7-9) Teacher's Edition, ordered separately.