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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
Video Video: Cover Letter

Job seekers learn about cover letters and practice writing their own.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Create a Data Sheet

Job seekers prepare for filling out applications by taking an inventory of their skills, interests, and hobbies.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Def Poetry Jam

Broadway performers from Russell Simmon's "Def Poetry Jam" show how writing poetry can be hot and cool.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Figures of Speech

Poet Stephen Colman explains metaphors and similes.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Getting Started

Poet Jimmy Baca helps a group of writers come up with ideas.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Greeting Cards

Laverne (Liz Torres) helps a young man draft and revise a card to his girlfriend.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Images and Details

Poet Jimmy Baca helps a group of writers fine-tune their work.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Journals

Poet Jimmy Baca and a group of adults discuss why and how they keep a journal and share some of their journal entries.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Letters and Memories

Poet Jimmy Baca teaches a group how to use memories to make their writing more powerful.

Writing and Editing Strategies
Video Video: Model Resume

Job seekers work up great resumes.

Writing and Editing Strategies

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