Applications of Grammar: Analysis of Effective Communiction, Book 3

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Christian Liberty Press, 1998 - 336 pages
The goal of this workbook is to teach students how to make the transition from practicing grammar rules to the actual process of writing. Students learn to select topics, make a master plan for composition activities, and the mechanics of good writing. In addition to learning how to write dynamic sentences and short stories, students learn how to write with a style that is colorful and appealing. A short unit on the topic of journalism is also provided. Grade 9.
 

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Contents

COMBINING AND REVISING SENTENCES
178
UNIT REVIEW
185
Punctuation with a Punch
189
A CAUSE TO PAUSE
191
SIGNS ALONG THE WAY
202
UNIT REVIEW
210
Capitalizing on Nouns
213
GROUPS AND EVENTS
215

A SENSIBLE STRATEGY
30
TOPIC BUILDERS
36
ORDER IN THE HOUSE
43
TRANSITIONAL MATERIAL
50
RHETORIC RESOURCES AND WRITING
54
UNIT REVIEW
62
Eight Building Blocks of Speech
65
PRONOUNS
67
VERBS
71
ADJECTIVES
76
ADVERBS
79
PREPOSITIONS
82
CONJUNCTIONS
84
INTERJECTIONS ETC
87
UNIT REVIEW
89
Where Do the Blocks Go?
93
PLURALS OF NOUNS
96
MORE ABOUT NOUNS GENDER
101
PLACING PRONOUNS
107
PLACING VERBS
112
PLACING VERBALS
121
PRINCIPAL PARTS OF VERBS
125
UNIT REVIEW
132
Putting the Blocks Together
135
CLAUSES THAT CONNECT
139
UNIT REVIEW
144
Building Dynamic Sentences
147
CORRECTING FAULTY COORDINATION
150
PRONOUN AND ANTECEDENT AGREEMENT
158
PLACEMENT OF MODIFIERS
162
PARALLEL STRUCTURE
167
UNNECESSARY SHIFTS IN SENTENCES
171
SENTENCE CONCISENESS
174
OTHER PROPER NAMES
217
TITLES AND OTHER CAPITALIZATION
219
UNIT REVIEW
221
Mechanics of Writing
223
SPACING AND ALIGNMENT
226
UNIT REVIEW
228
Writing a Short Story
229
CHOOSE YOUR THEME
232
CONNECT WITH YOUR AUDIENCE
233
DEVELOP YOUR PLOT
235
DETERMINE YOUR POINT OF VIEW
237
CHOOSE YOUR CHARACTERS
238
ESTABLISH YOUR SETTING
242
MAKE YOUR WRITING INTERESTING
245
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
249
UNIT REVIEW
252
So You Want to be a Journalist
255
SHAPING UP THE NEWS
258
WHICH LEAD TO FOLLOW?
262
INVERTED PYRAMID VARIATIONS
268
STYLE
272
UNIT REVIEW
277
Writing with Color
281
DECORATING WITH DIALOGUE
287
RHETORICAL CONSIDERATIONS
289
AMPLIFYING WITH MEANING
292
DESIGNING WITH DESCRIPTION
294
SCULPTING WITH SKETCHES
296
UNIT REVIEW
300
Appendix
303
Glossary
305
Index
311
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