Writing Intriguing Informational Pieces
From the Series Write This Way
Want to write pieces that are informative and interesting? This book will guide you through the process of writing about topics such as animals, science discoveries, historical events, people, and much more. You’ll learn how to choose a solid subject, perform research, organize facts, and get your first words on paper. On this writing journey, you’ll also find inspirational quotes from experienced writers and helpful writing exercises. Whether you want to tell the world about kangaroos, Kansas, kickball, or ketchup, you’ve come to the right place to start writing intriguing informational pieces.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||56|
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Author: Sue Vander Hook
Sue Vander Hook is the author of more than 40 books, including biographies and books on writing, technology, sports, disease, and historical events. She has a Master’s degree in English Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she also taught writing. Her educational background and classroom experience teaching English and journalism prepared her for a writing career that focuses on educational books for children and young adults. She especially enjoys writing profiles and biographies of people who made a difference and whose successes and failures give encouragement and hope to readers. She lives in Minnesota with her family and three very interesting dogs.