Fifth Grade Writing Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
By Sylvan Learning
(Sylvan Learning Publishing, Paperback, 9780375430114, 128pp.)
Publication Date: March 31, 2009
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Good writing skills are essential not only for fifth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong achievement. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it!
Exercises on choosing a topic, researching, and interviewing break down the process of writing a nonfiction story.
Fill-in-the-blank sections teach kids how to structure an article, including main points and details.
AUTHOR! AUTHOR!Essay assignments allow kids to write their own fiction stories by incorporating plot and dialogue.
SENSE MAPThe five "sense signals" remind kids to include descriptions of scenes and characters.
READ AND REVISEStories on chocolate, princesses, and aliens help kids practice how to cut, add, or change text.
CHECK IT! STRIPS Reinforce concepts as kids check their own work.
Give your child’s grades and confidence a boost with 5th Grade Writing Success.
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