Finally, an easy-to-use resource that helps everyday students dramatically upgrade their everyday writing! Video Aided Instruction’s Upgrade Your Writing DVD series is like a virtual writing clinic on DVD. It helps middle school students through adults (especially challenged learners requiring remediation) to express themselves more effectively; improve their command of grammar, usage, and mechanics; meet (and exceed) the requirements of their assignments; focus on their purpose and their audience; and develop a writing style that’s smooth, engaging, and truly their own!
With these unique programs, viewers will master the tricks of:
brainstorming and getting ideas down on paper
turning a jumble of ideas into a structured outline
beating procrastination and treating “blinking cursor syndrome”
writing sentences that are varied, interesting, and grammatically correct
constructing paragraphs that hang together cohesively and are divided logically
guiding the reader gracefully from each point to the next
writing captivating introductions and compelling conclusions
excelling in poetry, short stories, and other creative writing assignments
learning new words by using roots, prefixes, suffixes, context clues, word cards, etc.
avoiding errors in spelling, punctuation, agreement, word choice, and other areas
and much, much more!