Hands-On English Curriculum

http://grammarandmore.com/product/hoe.htm Hands-On English handbook (2nd ed.): Paperback. 182 pages, 8 x 10.5 inches. The cornerstone of the curriculum, giving quick access to the basics of English to people 9+ years of age, including adults. With illustrations, index, appendices. © 2004. ISBN: 0966486757, $14.95. Activity Book: 175 practice and test pages, plus 26 pages of answers and notes, in a 1-inch 3-ring binder. Correlated with...

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Greek and Latin Morphemes – Expand a Child’s Vocabulary for Life

Two programs from Ready to Teach designed to improve SAT & ACT scores and communication skills Ready To Teach 500 Elmington Avenue, # 312 Nashville, TN  37205 615-838-2077 Alene.Harris@readytoteach.com http://readytoteach.com/ by Michael Leppert Modern teachers have a wealth of educational resources at their fingertips to ensure that their students receive the very best education possible. Two skills essential for a successful and...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

The Introduction  By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay.  The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/  Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in the topic or theme of the essay. The Introduction states...

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Essay Writing Tips from a Pro

by Dr. Rosette Liberman, cooperhillstylebook.com Teaching writing is the hardest part of an English curriculum. These tips from an award-wining veteran teacher provide a road map to success for both teachers and students. Make revision a rule The first draft teaches students about their topic, but it’s the revised final draft that teaches them to write. It is a truism that learning occurs when people realize their mistakes and...

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Pardon Me, Madam, but Your Participle Is Dangling
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Pardon Me, Madam, but Your Participle Is Dangling

www.analyticalgrammar.com by Erin Karl, Analytical Grammar Many of us have heard the phrase “dangling participle.” Do you know what one actually is? A participle is a verbal. It LOOKS “verbish,” but actually functions as an adjective. Therefore it needs to be right next to the noun it modifies. When that doesn’t happen, it’s considered dangling. It can lead to some very funny situations. There are...

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