Jane Bell Kiester, author of the popular Caught'ya! Grammar with a Giggle series, has adapted her effective and fun approach to meet the specific learning needs of middle-school students. This resource improves writing and editing skills, raises test scores, engages students, and creates classrooms filled with giggles! Giggles in the Middle offers middle-school teachers all the benefits of the previous Caught'ya! books, plus some helpful qextrasq created especially for the middle-school student. You'll find: One continuous story, qThe Bizarre Mystery of Horribly Hard Middle School, q divided into three parts, each with enough sentences for an entire school year; Classroom-tested writing assignment suggestions, mini-lessons, and teaching tips; qAlmost-midtermq and final exam tests for each grade, with teacher keys; Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions; Complete vocabulary lists for words used in each story; and A CD with the Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Guide for easy reference and duplication; the complete, uninterrupted story in narrative form; and the Caught'ya! sentences. Giggles in the Middle gives middle-school teachers the perfect alternative to boring grammar books and dry lectures. With this flexible, proven approach to developing grammar, usage, and mechanics (GUM) skills, as well as vocabulary, everyone has fun while they learn!Writing Idea #10: Problem/Solution Expository Essay. William and Jesse use humor as a solution to adjusting to middle school and their new teachers. Think of some things that could have made your transition to middle school much easier.
|Title||:||Giggles in the Middle|
|Author||:||Jane Bell Kiester|
|Publisher||:||Maupin House Publishing, Inc. - 2013-01-01|