Part One: Introduces the book and gives you information about reading, writing and speaking, followed by a special unit on Journals, Logs and Notebooks. Other unitswill help you with many different kinds of writing: Story, report and poetry, to name just a few.
Part Two: Writer's Workshop is filled with strategy, writer's craft, and language lessons. These lessons include all sorts of activities designed to help you use language. Mot of the activities can be done with a partner or small group. Cooperation counts!
Part Three: Information Instantly. You will find all sorts of reference information. Includes a Thesaurus, Spelling Tips, and Handbooks on Grammar, Mechanics and Usage.
Contributing authors to this Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Division textbook are: Elaine Mei Aoki, James Flood, James V. Hoffman, Diane Lapp, Ana Huerta Macias, Miriam Martinez, Ann McCallum, Michael Priestley, Nancy Roser, Carl B. Smith, William Strong, William H. Teale, Charles Temple, Josefina Villamil Tinajero, Arnold W. Webb and Peggy E. Williams.
Book cover is from Yoshiko Uchida's "The Best Bad Thing." Several introductory pages describe her career as a writer. An excerpt from her book "A Jar of Dreams" is in this book.
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Book Description Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0022438041