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The Write Ahead SkillsBook (Grade 9) is filled with language activities that help your students improve the correctness of their writing. These lessons complement the writing units in the Write Ahead student handbook, allowing your students to learn grammar skills and apply them immediately in their revising and editing. You'll find 134 pages devoted to practice activities covering these conventions of language:
Make sure to order a Write Ahead SkillsBook Teacher's Edition (Grade 9) so that you will have all the answers.
Activities Teach Focused Skills
Each SkillsBook activity includes a brief introduction to the topic and examples showing how to complete the activity. Cross-references to the "Proofreader's Guide" in Write Ahead help your students find more rules and examples to improve their use of language conventions. Your students will also get extensive practice in combining sentences, correcting sentence errors (run-ons, comma splices, fragments, and so on), and using the parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb, and so on).
Most activities include a Next Step that provides a follow-up writing activity to help your students apply what they have learned.