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Language Arts Skills Index

The Language Arts and the Math and Science Skills Indexes are designed to help you integrate the TV411 videos, web lessons, and print downloads into your classroom's curriculum. Use the dropdown menu below to browse the full catalog of our language arts materials by the skill or content area they address.

Skill/Content: Writing and Editing Strategies
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson Personal Letter: Setting the Tone

Sean wants to wear his family’s heirloom—a pocket watch—to his wedding. The problem is: his dad has it and they haven’t spoken in years. Could a letter with a warm and gentle tone persuade his father to cooperate?

Writing and Editing Strategies
Lesson Write Your Autobiography

We all have stories to tell about our lives. Why not write them down? The trick is to write them well so your readers keep turning the pages!

Writing and Editing Strategies
Lesson Writing a Complaint Letter

If city officials are ignoring a problem in your neighborhood, should you suffer in silence? No way! Fight them with the written word!

Writing and Editing Strategies
Lesson Writing a Cover Letter

Writing a good cover letter is often the first step to take when applying for a job. Why is it called a “cover” letter? Because it should cover all the reasons why you are the perfect person to hire!

Writing and Editing Strategies
Print Lesson Be Specific

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Writing and Editing Strategies
Print Lesson Clear Essay Writing

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Writing and Editing Strategies
Print Lesson Dependent & Independent Clauses

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Writing and Editing Strategies
Print Lesson Editing Checklist

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Writing and Editing Strategies
Print Lesson Writing Ideas

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Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: A Steelworker's Story

A newly-minted writer tells vivid stories of being a female steelworker.

Writing and Editing Strategies

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