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Building effective sentences

grammar, punctuation, and writing techniques

by Judith L. White

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Published by Glencoe/Macmillan/McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Sentences.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Report writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJudith L. White.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1441 .W48 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 447 p. ;
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1735103M
    ISBN 100028008839
    LC Control Number92040028
    OCLC/WorldCa27011421


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Get this from a library. Building effective sentences: grammar, punctuation, and writing techniques. [Judith L White]. BUILDING SENTENCES Sentences are the building blocks of effective writing.

It is impossible to write an effective essay, report or practically any other form of writing without effective sentences – so they deserve attention. When you write a single sentence, you need to consider vocabulary choice, style, grammar andsentence structure.

CONSTRUCTING SENTENCES 7 The Simple Sentence When we write, a complete thought is called a sentence. A sentence must contain a complete subject (person, place, or thing) and a verb (what the subject is doing) in order to make sense. Building effective sentences book book is designed to help you learn the new meaning of words and write sentences using the phrases.

You don’t have to learn all phrases pick and choose the ones you want. How can I download the common useful English phrases Click on the following link or the image below. for CHAPTER WRITING EFFECTIVE SENTENCESpages =39 Complete Sentences and Sentence Fragments Complete Sentences A sentence is a word group that contains a subject and a verb and that expresses a complete thought.

Notice that sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period, a question mark, or an exclamation point. The short sentences at the end are used to summarize the key points of the whole instruction material. The effect of long sentences in creative writing. Although long sentences have the Building effective sentences book of the old-fashioned 19 century romantic prose, the usage of the long sentences in modern creative writing also has right for a life.

“Saint Rufina, a famous woman who had been a very lovely young princess with long black hair who decided to give up her jewelry and become a nun and wear only the roughest clothes, and who died in a terrible way, by being eaten to death by wild dogs that ran through the church in the dead of wintertime, was in a special chapel all to herself, where one arm of her was set aside, that.

Great tips. I don’t think I could sum it up any better. Pacing is key and short sentences really build up the right tempo. I struggle at writing combat sequences (which is a pain since I write quite a bit in the fantasy genre) but I’ve seen better results by keeping fights short and simple than by trying to “pad them out” with useless details or cumbersome blow-by-blows.

This book is aimed at students who wish to improve the quality of their sentences. It is compiled for the use at school or at home.

How to use this book. Entries are arranged alphabetically. AND SENTENCES Chapter Check-In Understanding sentences Clauses and phrases are the building blocks of sentences. A phrase is a group of words that act as a part of speech but cannot stand alone as a sentence.

Clauses are groups of words that have a subject and a predi- mature, effective sentence by using phrases and clauses (See Chapter 6). Grammar and Language Workbook-Student Edition adj.

Today I would like to introduce you to Sentence Building. This resource was created out of a desperate need for my own self-contained classroom. Students in my classroom, verbal and nonverbal, were struggling with sentences writing them, putting them together the whole nine yards but they had IEP goals to meet and I had zero curriculum to help them achieve their annual.

The Building Blocks of Writing “I would argue that the paragraph, not the sentence, is the basic unit of writing—the place where coherence begins and words stand a chance of becoming more than mere words Topic sentence followed by support and description.

While the focus of this text is on building sentences, there are several activities where the student is asked to write a short ( sentences, increasing as the book progresses) paragraph after studying a model paragraph, s: I had to create a lesson plan for writing effective sentences.

Here’s the best one I came up with and the ELA Common Core Standards covered. W Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

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This activities include many basic sight words and were designed for early readers in Kindergarten and 1st grades. How to Write Clear, Readable, Effective Sentences that Readers Love. (Free E-Book) Success in writing any type of formal correspondence for either business or for the general public depends on the ability to write clear-cut, effective sentences.

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Book Child Language. Click here to navigate to parent product. Edition 2nd Edition. First Published Imprint Routledge. Pages 8. eBook ISBN Paragraphs help you to group related sentences together. They are useful for writing letters, reports and stories.

A student needs to understand how words, phrases, and clauses are used to enhance the meaning and clarity of a sentence. Below are worksheet categories on the structure of sentences. They include diagramming worksheets, sentence building, parallel construction, and sentence types.

Click on the category name to view a list of the worksheets. 2. Sentence Stems. Sometimes sentence stems and sentence frames are used interchangeably. However there is a difference between the two.

As shown above, a frame provides a tight grammatical structure. A stem, on the other hand, is as the name indicates, just the “stem” or base of a sentence and not a whole sentence. Students must continue. Next Step: Sentences with Adjectives.

The next type of sentence uses an adjective to describe the subject of a sentence. Do not use 'a' or 'an' when the sentence ends in an adjective. Do not change the form of the adjective if the subject is plural or singular. This exercise will introduce you to sentence combining—that is, organizing sets of short, choppy sentences into longer, more effective ones.

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the student from the mechanics of basic sentence writing to the ability to construct a simple paragraph. Appendices include an irregular verb list, grammar rule index, and answer keys.

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The paragraph's main idea should be supported with specific information that develops or discusses the. Parallelism is the use of consistent grammatical structures in a series of two or more items to assist ease of reading and understanding. We touched briefly on this topic in Parallel Construction and Effective Writing.

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The topic sentence is often (but not always), the first sentence in the paragraph. The topic sentence tells the reader what the main idea of the paragraph is, i.e., the topic and focus of the paragraph.

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