Writing Strategies
Contents


User's Guide xi

Section 1: Modes
Mode 1: Description
Essay 1: Describing a Scene 3
Part 1: Focusing on the unique features 3
Part 2: Writing the first draft 4
Part 3: Writing the second draft 10
Essay 2: Describing a Person 14
Part 1: Focusing on the unique features 14
Part 2: Writing the first draft 17
Part 3: Writing the second draft 19
Mode 2: Narration 30
Part 1: Focusing on the unique features 30
Part 2: Writing the first draft 31
Part 3: Writing the second draft 35
Mode 3: Exposition 48
Part 1: Focusing on the unique features 48
Part 2: Writing the first draft 49
Part 3: Writing the second draft 52
Mode 4: Comparison and Contrast 76
Part 1: Focusing on the unique features 76
Part 2: Writing the first draft 82
Part 3: Writing the second draft 92

Section 2: Fluency Writing
Assignment 1: Boy is Burned Trying to Copy TV Stuntman (Students A/B/C) 112
Assignment 2: Grizzly Bears (Students A/B) 115
Assignment 3: Cheating at School (Students A/B/C) 119
Assignment 4: Police Dogs (Students A/B) 123
Assignment 5: Music Therapy (Students A/B/C) 126
Assignment 6: Stopping a Drunk Driver (Students A/B/C) 130
Assignment 7: Sleep for Students (Students A/B) 134
Assignment 8: Unattractive Men (Students A/B) 137

Section 3: Grammar Exercises
Unit 1: Subject Nouns and Verbs 142
Unit 2: Conjunctions 145
Unit 3: Subjects, Verbs, Auxiliary Verbs and Conjunctions (Group Work) 146
Unit 4: Prepositions (Group Work) 150
Unit 5: Prepositions, Prepositional Phrases, and Gerunds 153
Unit 6: Phrases, Dependent and Independent Clauses 154
Unit 7: Wish and Hope 157
Unit 8: Relative Who Clauses 158
Unit 9: Verb Tenses (Group Work) 160
Unit 10: Verb Tenses 163
Unit 11: Reported Speech 165
Unit 12: Conjunctive Adverbs (Group Work) 168
Unit 13: Conjunctive Adverbs 171
Unit 14: Articles (a, an, the) 172
Unit 15: What and Which 174
Unit 16: Periods and Commas (Group Work) 176
Unit 17: Periods and Commas 179
Unit 18: If Sentences 181
Unit 19: Adjectives 183
Unit 20: Adverbs and Adjectives 186
Unit 21: Adverbs and Adjectives (Group Work) 190
Unit 22: Word-Choice Problems 193
Unit 23: Verbs Followed by Gerunds or Infinitives 195
Unit 24: Prepositions 197
Unit 25: Review of Phrases and Clauses (Group Work) 198
Unit 26: -ing/-ed Adjectives 201
Unit 27: Comparisons 202
Unit 28: Passive Voice (Group Work) 204
Unit 29: Passive Voice 207
Unit 30: Starting Sentences with Dependent Clauses 209

Book One: Teacher's Guide

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