Reading and Writing Skills for Secondary Students

Author: Peter Howard, Publisher: Phoenix
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9781875695324

Reading and Writing Skills contains many and varied challenging exercises providing systematic practice in:

  • vocabulary
  • punctuation
  • essential grammar
  • proof reading
  • comprehension

They are suitable for individual or group use, in the classroom or at home.

Answers are provided.


Contents

  • Sentence patterns
  • Botany Bay
  • Using better words than 'got' and   'get'
  • How Gotham Received Its Name
  • Sentence patterns 2
  • Switzerland
  • Using other words besides 'nice',   'big' and 'small'
  • Cloze passage 1
  • Present participles that are sounds
  • The Queen and the Flowers
  • Anagrams 1
  • Cloze passage 2
  • Using better words than 'go' and   'went'
  • The Day Is Done Crazy sentences
  • Make your own musical instrument
  • Common errors using verbs
  • Proofreading 1
  • Making words 1
  • Little Giffen Check your pronouns
  • The Birth of the Telephone Anagrams
  • Cloze passage
  • Using better adjectives
  • Proofreading 2
  • Using better verbs
  • Clancy of the Overflow
  • Match the rhyming word
  • Seeing With Your Eyes Shut
  • Sentence patterns 3
  • The Death of Robin Hood
  • Anagrams 3
  • Lord Tennyson Using prepositions correctly
  • Cloze passage 4
  • Pronouncing words
  • Proofreading 3
  • Making words 2
  • The Bronte Sisters
  • Using metaphors
  • Daedalus and His Son Icarus
  • Common errors using verbs 2
  • The Lonely Woman of Morocco
  • Making your writing concise
  • The Charge of the Light Brigade
  • Connecting sentences.
  • Beauty Under the Sea
  • Using other words besides 'said'
  • Can you file correctly?.
  • Words that can cause confusion 1
  • Proofreading 4
  • Irregular words
  • The Land of Great Delight
  • Using commas.
  • Shakespeare's language
  • Words that can cause confusion 2
  • The Earth's Satellite
  • Phrases should be related to   clauses
  • Large Snakes
  • Abbreviations
  • More about Shakespeare
  • Words that can cause confusion 3
  • A Famous Pirate
  • Avoiding euphemisms
  • The First Doctors
  • Non-English expressions 1
  • Buddha
  • Avoiding tautology
  • John Milton
  • Complete the word
  • Cloze passage 5
  • Maintaining consistency of tense
  • Proofreading 5
  • Non-English expressions 2
  • Archimedes
  • Active and passive voice
  • The Cargo of Wheat
  • Planet Earth.
  • The Lights of Cobb & Co
  • Julius Caesar
  • The Terrible Face
  • They Discovered Australia
  • The Wreck of the Hesperus
More Information
Year Level Year 6, Year 7, Year 8
ISBN 9781875695324
Subject English, Extension Work
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