The Writer’s Easy Reference Guide
Improve Paragraph and Essay Writing Skills
12 pages packed with tips, hints and short lessons to guide your child or your students through the sentence, paragraph, essay and letter writing maze. Its hints and insights will improve the clarity, complexity, and quality of writing for students ages 7 to adult.
This Writing Reference Includes:
Paragraph Writing Hints, Essay Writing Hints for the Four Basic Essays, Steps of the Writing Process, Words to Make Your Writing More Interesting, Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words, Grammatical & Literary Terms, How to Write a Bibliography with examples, and much, much more!
Did you know your child can improve their writing in minutes by just changing a few words?
If you’re pulling your hair out over your child’s writing assignments and frustrated with the hours spent battling over rewrites… this is for you!
It never seems to fail. Once your child gets the basics of writing down, they come home with a writing assignment that stymies them. You know they just need a little something extra to help give them confidence with their writing assignments.
I experienced the same thing. It wasn’t that my children or students needed a ton of help at this point, because they had learned the basics of note taking, paragraph writing, and essay writing with Ten Minutes to Better Study Skills. What they did need though was a quick and easy, down and dirty guide to remind them of the paragraph, letter, and essay writing formats.
Does your child know how to write a bibliography? My children were ready to ‘pull their hair out’ trying to remember exactly how to do it. Is your child able to improve their writing by changing a few words? Mine had a hard time coming up with alternative word choices to make their writing interesting.
Does your child sometimes write paragraphs with every sentence having the same type of sentence structure? Does your child get frustrated trying to find the literature terms they want to use in their writing without looking through numerous sources?
I knew that if my children and my students didn’t have a strong foundation in essay writing, they were not going to succeed in school. And I knew I wasn’t going to proof all of my children’s assignments in high school and college. They needed to be able to proof their own papers themselves.
The fact is that they knew I wasn’t always going to be there to give them additional help with their writing whenever they needed it. They would have to be able to proof their own papers and make a few changes to them to improve them without my constant guidance. They needed the confidence and tools to use to actually improve their writing skills.
Knowing this, wanting to totally empower my children and my students with their writing, I did some serious thinking about what would be the best solution to this problem.
Finally I decided the best thing to do was to create a Writer’s Easy Reference Guide that would have all of the critical information my children and students would need at their fingertips such as how to:
- Write more interesting sentences.
- Write clear and understandable paragraphs & essays.
- Make good word choices and improve their vocabulary.
- Write a bibliography/works cited.
- Write the Four Basic Essays.
Think about the day your child writes a rough draft of an assignment and then is able to actually make a few changes to it without any fuss. It is easy for them because they have a guide that gives them word choices, reminds them of the writing format, gives them the steps they need to check off after writing their rough draft. They are able to do all of that easily because they have the tools they need all in one place. This can be your child.
With the proper ‘proof reading’ tool your child can make dramatic changes to the quality of their writing by just making a few slight changes. The Writer’s Easy Reference Guide is a concise guide that has everything you and your child may need when they have a writing project.
Amazingly, this guide is also being used with great success at the college level.
Now you have the opportunity to empower your child with these secrets, with the codes, with the tools they need to make writing not only easy, but also a rewarding and successful experience. Don’t delay!
Improved Language/Writing Test Scores
Stanford 9 Language test scores have risen across the board for 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students since Woodrow Wilson Senior High has had students using The Writer’s Easy Reference Guide. Language test scores rose an average of 8% for all three grade levels.
The percentage of students scoring at or above the 50th NPR also increase 5% for 9th graders, 3% for 10th graders, and 8% for 11th graders.
How much information can twelve pages provide your student? This little reference tool contains a wealth of information in a three ring binder format on heavy card stock.
Writer’s Easy Reference Guide includes paragraph writing hints, essay writing hints, steps of the writing process, words to make your writing more interesting, common prefixes, suffixes and root words, grammatical and literary terms, how to write a bibliography with examples and much, much more. It “unlocks the code” of how to write a sentence, then a paragraph, then a better paragraph, then an essay.
The author asks, “Did you know that if you change your verb, your writing quality improves?” This guide gives you a list to help you do just that. The Writer’s Easy Reference Guide is packed with synonyms, adjectives to brighten up your writing, adjectives and verbs to create interest, transition words to improve flow in writing, and so many helps too numerous to list. The careful description of The Four Basic Essays is particularly helpful to the student facing this sometimes- formidable task.
This small guide would be of great benefit to the younger student, the upper level student looking to sharpen writing skills, and even the parent who has to grade all those essays. Now you will know more about how to offer hints for improvement.
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