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How to Write Realistic Fiction

Lizann Flatt (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198617

Realistic fiction is a defined as a story that is not true, but could happen in real life. This exciting title encourages budding young writers to draw inspiration from the world around them to develop characters and plot. Engaging writing activities provide guidelines for readers to create their own realistic fiction stories.

How to Write Science Fiction

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198624

Science fiction stories incorporate science and technology that take readers into new worlds where anything can happen. In this fun title, key elements of science fiction are explored using sample texts. Step-by-step instructions help readers compose science fiction stories that are out-of-this-world!

How to Tell a Fable

Suri Rosen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196897

A fable is a short story that teaches the reader a lesson. The characters in a fable are often animals that speak and act like humans. How To Tell a Fable is an engaging title that uses fables from around the world to help readers identify the conventions of this genre. Readers are guided through a series of writing tasks to learn how to incorporate these same conventions in their own writing.

How to Tell a Folktale

Carol Alexander (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196903

This exciting title introduces readers to the folktale genre. Readers will learn that folktales are often passed down and retold from generation to generation. Readers will discover the similarities and differences between folktales from around the world. The title also includes guided writing activities to help readers write their own folktales.

How to Tell a Legend

Janet Stone (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196910

A legend is a story about a hero, a people, or a natural phenomena. Popular legends include King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Blackbeard, and Robin Hood. This exciting new title teaches readers about the common characteristics found in legends from around the world. Engaging writing activities guide readers as they use these characteristics to create their own legends.

How to Tell a Myth

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196927

A myth is a story that attempts to explain a natural phenomena - such as how the world was created. Myths often include supernatural characters who have extraordinary powers. How To Tell a Myth is an engaging title that introduces readers to myths from around the world and highlights the common elements that make up this genre. Step-by-step instructions help readers create their own myths.

How to Write a Drama

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198686

A drama is a story that is experienced by an audience as a performance. In this engaging title, readers will explore acts, dialogue, stage direction, and other elements that define this genre. Mentor texts and writing prompts guide readers as they compose their own show-stopping dramas.

How to Write a Fantasy Story

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198693

How To Write a Fantasy Story is an engaging title that identifies the common features that make this genre so imaginative and distinctive. Step-by-step writing prompts guide readers through the writing process as they create their own fantasy stories.

Read, Recite, and Write Free Verse Poems

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175205

In this informative book, readers will focus on figurative language and using all the senses to create vivid details. Students will also use brainstorming techniques to choose exciting topics and write their own free verse poems.

Read, Recite, and Write Narrative Poems

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175229

This easy-to-understand book introduces young readers to poems that tell stories. Students will explore story elements in poem form. They will also learn how to break poetry into lines and stanzas to write their own narrative poems.

Adjectives

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312465

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book readers will learn about the role adjectives play in sentences by following the story of Tom and his sister, Kate, who visit the zoo with their Uncle Mike. The story and activity sidebars help teach concepts such using adjectives to provide description and detail, understanding word relationships, identifying common types of adjectives, and making comparisons using comparative and superlative adjectives.

Adverbs

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312496

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function adverbs have in sentences by following the story of Lucy and Jon, teammates on a soccer team competing for the local championship. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as how to use adverbs for description or explanation and how to tell the difference between adjectives and adverbs.

Conjunctions

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312472

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the role conjunctions play in sentences by following the story of Nancy, a girl who brings her family to see her work on display at an art show. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as correct punctuation and the use of coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Interjections

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312502

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function interjections have in sentences by following the story of Will and Lauren, who visit a museum to see dinosaur skeletons. The story and activity sidebars help teach concepts such as correct punctuation, capitalization, and how words or phrases can have particular effects.

Nouns

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312434

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function nouns have in sentences by following the story of Steve and Judy, who join their father on a trip to the grocery store. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as abstract nouns, subject-verb agreement, and singular and plural nouns.

Pronouns

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312441

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function pronouns have in sentences by following the story of Sam and his visiting cousins, Jim and Anna. The story and supplemental activity sidebars help teach concepts such as tense, correct punctuation, relative pronouns, and pronoun-antecedent agreement.

How to Write a Book Report

Kate Roth Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800280

Book reports are a great way for young people to share their thoughts about books they have read. The activities in this book will help readers develop the skills needed to identify important information from a text and write a clear and concise book report.

How to Write a Journal

Kate Roth, Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800303

Journaling is a popular activity that allows people of all ages to write about their lives. Readers will learn how to write journal entries to record their daily activities and observations.

How to Write a Letter

Kate Roth, Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800273

Letter writing is an important skill. Readers will complete activities that teach the basic formatting and composition skills needed to write a perfect letter every time.

How to Write a Poem

Kate Roth, Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800310

Writing poems can help teach new ways of thinking about words and their meanings. A poet must consider the sound of the words written on the page. Readers will use the activities in this book to develop their poetry writing skills.

How to Write an Interview

Kate Roth Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800327

A great interview is more than just two people talking. An interviewer must learn how to ask the right questions. The activities in this book will help the reader learn more about interviews and how to turn an interview into interesting text.

Your Fascinating Family History

Mary J. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801263

Learn how to research, understand, and arrange information about your ancestors.

Get to the Right Site

Ann Truesdell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803748

Describes how to evaluate websites, discussing how to assess their accuracy, authorship, and purpose.

Getting Around Online

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803755

Describes how to search the Internet effectively, discussing choosing good keywords, using search engines, narrowing down a search by using additional keywords, using subject directories, and using subscription databases.

Play It Safe Online

Phyllis Cornwall (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610803731

Introduces proper online safety for children, including cyberbullies, limiting personal information, and being responsible.