Some people believe there are 5 main elements of story writing; others think there are 7. The first 5 elements of good story writing are character, the setting, the plot, conflict or antagonists, and resolution. The other 2 elements are theme and symbolism.
Robin Sees a Monster, Shirl the Squirrel Rises to New Heights, Tragedy on the Twenty, and Preserving Smithville books are available at Natural Abilities, 197 Griffin Street in Smithville. Robin Sees a Monster is available in hardcover, softcover, or Kindle from Ingram or Amazon. Shirl the Squirrel Rises to New Heights is available in hardcover, softcover, […]
Enjoy mazes, word searches, colouring pages, spot 6 differences, and more. These activity sheets feature squirrels and robins for our newest children’s picture books: Robin Sees a Monster and Shirl the Squirrel Rises to New Heights. Download PDF: Robin Sees a Monster Activity Sheets Download PDF: Squirrel Activity Pages
Contractions are shortened forms of words and phrases. Let’s is the contracted form of let us. An apostrophe is used in place of all omitted letters.
Here is Barbara Fanson’s list of special dates in 2016 to include in your promotions. Please note that three of them have not posted new dates for 2016, so get the news as we do. Follow our blog: SterlingEd Jan. 27 Family Literacy Day Feb. 24 World Read Aloud Day Mar. 2 Read Across America Day, […]
A professional editor would spot 8 errors; how many did you spot?
If you haven’t read some of these posts yet, now is a good time. I have three different blogs, so narrowing it down to my favourite 10 blog posts was not an easy task.
You can use the Find and Replace feature in most software programs to spot extra spaces. Sometimes, if you type too fast, you can get an extra space or two. Professional book publishers and designers use one space after a period.
I was reading the PDF version of a book recently and realized that every time I scrolled down to the next page, I also had to shift the page left or right. After some time, it became a little annoying. Why can’t I just scroll down to the next page?
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