A Daily Dose of Writing: Figurative Langauge, Descriptive Writing, Grammar, Confusing Words (Grades 4-8)

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180 Writing lessons that cover a range of writing skills, such as strong verbs, clear adjectives, how to differentiate between confusing words in the English language, and dealing with the overuse of common words. Grammar lessons include nouns, subjects, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, connecting words, homophones, contractions and interjections. Figurative language lessons include Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Alliteration, Idioms and Hyperbole. Lessons for writing dialogue and descriptive sentences are an important component of these 180 lessons. Reproducible pages and answer key. Grades 4-8. Great for ESL, homeschooling and Special Education.

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Sharlayne Overton has taught grades 2-6 since 1979. She holds a Masters Degree in Education. She currently teaches fourth grade in Washington State. Sharlayne is married with two grown children.

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This book is terrific! No writing teacher should be without it! --Heidi - teacher grade 4

This book leads the teacher through a scope and sequence of lessons where students learn to become thoughtful, independent and strategic writers. A must for all who teach writing. --Peggy - Literacy Coach

This book is terrific! No writing teacher should be without it! --Heidi - teacher grade 4

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