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What can make learning to write fun? Lessons that use Minecraft to teach! With Writing for Minecrafters: Grade 4, learning time feels more like game time!
Writing for Minecrafters: Grade 4 features well-loved video game characters and concepts to encourage fourth grade writing practice. With Steve, Alex, zombies, creepers, and villagers to inspire them, young Minecrafters will be eager to fill the pages with their own words. Colorful art and engaging prompts invite kids to expand their vocabulary, practice proper grammar and capitalization, and write for different purposes and audiences. Each game-themed writing activity is designed to reinforce classroom learning and help kids meet the National Common Core language arts standards.
Kids will get to express their creativity and writing skills with lessons in:
- Vocabulary development
- Adding detail with adjectives and adverbs
- Past, present, and future tense structure
- Sentence and paragraph structure
- Pre-writing strategies and idea building
- Informational, opinion, and narrative writing
This educational series is created especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga, and games like Minecraft, Terraria, and Pokemon GO.
About the Author
The Sky Pony Press editors work at the children’ s book imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., in New York City.
Amanda Brack is also the illustrator of the Creeper Diaries series and the Jokes for Minecrafters series from Sky Pony Press. She has a passion for drawing and illustration, and enjoys the creativity of working on a wide variety of projects in her freelance career. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.