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Hooked On Language Arts!. Ready–to–Use Activities and Worksheets for Grades 4–8

  • ID: 2239404
  • Book
  • 264 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Here is an easy–to–use collection of 130 educational games and activities that motivate students in grades 4–8 and help them master basic language arts skills in four key areas, including...

Writing and Composition Packed with worksheets and activities that help students improve basic writing skills such as sentence construction and editing. Activities include, "Be clear, Dear" (Clarity), "Envelope Enigma" (Letter Writing), "Stretch Limousine" (Wordiness), and more!

Reading and Literature Fun yet challenging activities that give students practice writing stories and book reports while helping them master various literary terms and techniques. For example, "Novel and Story Reports" (Book Reporting), "Casting Shadows" (Foreshadowing), "Do You See What I See" (Alliteration), and more!

Words and Sentences This section gives students practice using grammar and the different parts of speech everything from punctuation and word idiosyncrasies to synonyms and denotation. For example, "What′s the Object?" (Grammar), "I Need a Comma" (Punctuation), "Sounds Alikes" (Homonyms), and more!

Listening, Speaking, and Oral Presentation Includes activities that help students build oral communication skills, such as debating, public speaking, and telephone use. For example, "Don′t Repeat This" (Cooperative Interaction), "Oral Report" (Public Speaking), "It Isn′t What You Say" (Voice Repression), and more!

And to save time and simplify your work, this complete language arts learning program comes with step–by–step directions, reproducible worksheets, informative illustrations, and answer keys so you can use each activity and game correctly and effectively.

In addition, "FAST REPRODUCIBLE FINDER" at the beginning of the book indexes all reproducible worksheets and illustrations alphabetically by page number for quick, easy access.

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About the Author.

About This Resource.

Fast Reproducible Finder.

SECTION I: WRITING AND COMPOSITION.

Autibiography.

Choppiness.

Clarity.

Comparison/Contrast.

Description.

Dialogue.

Explanation.

Fable.

Image–builder.

Imagination Development.

Interview.

Journal.

Letter.

Mood Creation.

Newspaper.

Note–Taking.

Opinion Defense.

Outlining.

Penmanship.

Personal Experience.

Poetry.

Proofreading and Rewriting.

Report.

Research.

Sense Development.

Sequence.

Solution to Problem or Dilemma.

Story.

Tall Tales and Topic Sentences.

Wordiness.

SECTION II: READING AND LITERATURE.

Advertisement.

Alliteration.

Biography/Autobiography.

Book Display.

Book/Story Report.

Characterization.

Comprehension.

Fairy Tale.

Fiction/Non–Fiction.

Following–Directions.

Foreshadowing.

Guest.

Hyperbole.

Image–Builder.

Imagery.

Inference.

Library.

Literary Terminology (General).

Magazine.

Main Idea and Note–taking.

Poetry.

Research.

Serial Story.

Simile/Metaphor.

Skimming and Speed Reading.

Time Line.

SECTION III: WORDS AND SENTENCES.

Abbreviation.

Affix.

Alphabetizing.

Anagram.

Antonym.

Capitalization.

Connotation/Denotation.

Crytogram.

Diacritical Mark.

Dictionary.

Etymology.

Grammar.

Homonym.

Idiosyncracy (Word and Letter).

Palindrome.

Plural.

Pronunciation.

Pinctuation.

Spelling.

Syllable.

Synonym/Vocabulary.

SECTION IV: SPEAKING, LISTENING, AND PRESENTATION.

Choral Reading.

Communication.

Cooperative Interaction.

Debate/Discussion.

Diorama.

Image–builder.

Pantomine/Skit.

Sound Effect.

Speech.

Stage.

Teaching.

Telephone Use.

TV/Radio/Video.

Voice Expression.

SECTION V: ANSWER KEY.

Writing and Composition.

Reading and Literature.

Words and Sentences.

Speaking, Listening, and Oral Presentation.
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Judie L.H. Strouf has taught junior and senior high school language arts, reading, English, journalism, literature, and special education for the past 27 years. During that time, she has also served as a counselor, Dean of Girls, and Guidance Director. Ms. Strouf attained her teaching certificate and B.S. in English from Central Michigan University.
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