Writing skills

Creating Personal Letters Using a Word Processor - Level LBS 3 (2001)

This learning activity is intended to teach a student how to use Word '97 to write a personal letter. It is part of a series developed to be used with Microsoft Office 97 software programs.

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2003-09-16

Filling Out Forms on a Computer - Level LBS 3 (2001)

This learning activity is intended to teach a student how to use various software programs to fill in different types of forms.

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2003-09-16

In Our Own Language (2000)

A Language Workbook for Literacy Students

This workbook is divided into a series of “units”: the alphabet, vocabulary, sentences, grammar, capitalization, punctuation, composition, and study skills and composition. Answers are provided at the back of the book.

There are also sections “For the Tutor,” which provides additional information or hints for the tutors.

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2003-06-17

'Rapid writing...is my cup of tea'. Adult upgrading students' use of writing strategies. (2002)

This study is part of a series, prepared by literacy practitioner/researchers in Alberta, that investigates questions relating to literacy.

The author, who teaches an English learning strategies course in an urban college, analyzes the classroom journals of six students to determine what writing strategies they use and whether these strategies help them to succeed in their writing assignments.

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2003-04-04

Our Side of the Mountain - 2000 (2000)

This collection of learner writings was compiled by the Cape Breton Literacy Network for the school years 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002. It is a book of stories, poems and real life experiences, that will appeal to all readers.

Please note that the Cape Breton Literacy Network is now called the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County.

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2002-10-23

Guide to Writing (2001)

This useful guide to writing is divided into two sections : Writing and Free Writing. The first part of the guide contains examples, notions, and activities on penmanship, sentences, lists, paragraphs, invitations, etc. The second part of the book is about free-writing. To encourage the free-writing process, several aids are used to stimulate the learner.

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2001-01-01

The Companion to SARAW (1999)

An Exercise Workbook

The Companion to SARAW (Speech Assisted Reading and Writing) was developed for an expressed need, to expand the SARAW program's capabilities within the framework of the computer program. With the READ section of SARAW being an untapped wealth of learning opportunities, the stories from READ were taken and from them Directed Reading and Thinking Activities were created. The same stories were also used to develop basic grammar exercises.

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2000-04-20

Highlights of Our Lives (1998)

A guide to creating Writing Circles for Seniors.

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1999-09-29

The Companion to Saraw: an Exercise Workbook (1999)

Tools are developed and refined in response to people`s needs. The SARAW program is a wonderful literacy tool that has been developed over time and continues to be refined by participants, instructors and tutors.

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1999-01-01

Adult Education - Resource Guide and Learning Standards (1998)

'This resource guide has been developed to … demonstrate concretely how adult education practitioners across [New York] state are tackling the job of standards-based teaching and learning, and to offer examples of resource/research material.' (Foreword). Includes learning standards for English language arts and math, as well as supplements for ESOL and GED.

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1998-01-01

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