Skills Development


Skills Development activities allow students to use information to practice their communication skills, particularly writing. Studies in education show that a surprising number of college freshmen are unable to write effectively, so much so that it is the general complaint of college professors teaching lower-level courses. It is my obligation to reinforce learning in the language arts by requiring a language development activity.

Language

Perfect Paragraph Practice (.doc)
Punctuation Practice Paragraph (.doc )
Run-On Reductions (.doc)
Sentence Variations (.doc)
Sentence Diagrams
Tense Agreements (.doc)
Five Paragraph Essay Skill (.doc)
Process Essay Skill (.doc)
Speak Before You Write (.doc)

Word Hunt (.doc)(template)
Conquering Word Problems (.doc)- Good for Math
Math Synonyms (.doc)- Good for Math

Formatting Quotations (.doc)
Giving Examples Skill (.doc)
Hard News Skill (.doc)
Paraphrasing Sources (.doc)

Quoting Skill Guide (.doc)
Thesis Development (.doc)
Thesis Skill (.doc)
Underlining Skill (.doc)
In-Text Citation (.doc)
Extraordinary Gentleman (.doc)
Introduction to Bias (.doc)

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