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Title Scholastic writer's desk reference.
Pub Info New York : Scholastic, 2000.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 428.2 Sch     AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 312 p. ; 21 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Grammar: Parts of speech -- Nouns -- Pronouns -- Verbs -- Adjectives -- Adverbs -- Prepositions -- Conjunctions -- Interjections -- Sentences -- Preventing double negatives -- Contractions: Shrinking words -- Building compound words -- Punctuation: Punctuation rules everybody needs -- Spelling: A dozen and one spelling rules -- Memory tricks -- Letter writing: Friendly letters -- Thank-you notes, invitations, and announcements -- Business letters -- Addressing the envelope.
Essays and reports: Book reports -- Reporting on a work of fiction -- Reporting on a work of nonfiction -- Essays -- Writing science reports -- Writing social studies reports -- Bibliographies -- Writing skills: Planning your work -- Producing your work -- Polishing your work -- Presenting your work -- General reference: 100 easily confused and misused words -- Homonyms: Words that sound alike but are spelled differently -- Idioms: When words mean more than they say -- Avoiding sexist language -- Initials, acronyms, and abbreviations.
Subject Language arts (Elementary) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Composition and exercises.
Add Author Scholastic Inc.
ISBN 0439216508
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