Writing

Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories

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In this unique guide for young readers who dream of becoming writers, award-winning author Jack Gantos reveals his tried-and-true approaches to storytelling and shows you how to turn on your Writing Radar and use the everyday world around you for inspiration.

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940L
Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories

Stephen King

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Chronicles the life of writer Stephen King and contains critical essays exploring the themes, symbols, and ideas found in his work.

Stephen King

Using the Writing Process (2006)

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From an initial idea or purpose to a finished piece ready to be shared with an audience, the writing process is a winding and creative road. Every kind of writing and every kind of writer use the stages of the writing process, though not always in the same way or in the same order.

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Middle
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00:23
Using the Writing Process

Writing in Science (2014)

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The development and application of writing skills in science is the focus of this program. This video highlights some of the key ingredients of writing in the subject of science. Informative and explanatory texts focus on facts, examples, data, and details stressed in the ELA Common Core Standards.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:11
Writing in Science

Writing for Students: Editing & Proofreading (2006)

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It's time to dot your i's, and cross your t's and carefully reread what you've written...in other words, it's time to edit and proofread! The conventions of writing, including grammar and mechanics, ensure that what is written accurately conveys what the writer intended to express.

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Elementary
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High
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Writing for Students: Editing & Proofreading

Knots in My Yo-Yo String

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Copies: 4

"A master of those embarrassing, gloppy, painful, and suddenly wonderful things that happen on the razor's edge between childhood and full-fledged adolescence" (The Washington Post), Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli has penned his early autobiography with all the warmth, humor, and drama of his best-selling fiction. From first memories through high school, including first kiss, first punch, first trip to the principal's office, and first humiliating sports experience, this is not merely an account of a highly unusual childhood.

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980L
Knots in My Yo-Yo String

Love That Dog (Unabridged)

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Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it, and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. Stretchberry, won't stop giving her class poetry assignments, and Jack can't avoid them. But then something amazing happens. The more he writes, the more he learns he does have something to say.

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1010L
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00:35
Love That Dog (Unabridged)

The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence has been around through every stage of American History and its journey is followed through pivotal points in U.S.

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Elementary
Middle
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00:30
The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence

Spelling (2006)

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Words are our great friends and helpers - because when we use words, we communicate! Join John and learn how to spell an alphabet-full of wonderful words.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:30
Spelling

The Alphabet: (2006)

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In this program children will learn Everything From A to Z! How to talk, write and read? We use words — and the 26 great letters of the alphabet are how we make them! Teaches: upper case letters, lower case letters, how to say letters, how to write them and how letters take on meaning and become words!

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Primary
Elementary
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00:30
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