Jump right into using the icons of the Story Grammar Marker® to tackle expository (information) text. The ThemeMaker® Manual explore the 7 expository text structures of description, list, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast and persuasion/argument. The ThemeMaker® Student Tool contains the SGM® Complete Episode, the Critical Thinking Triangle®, the 7 Expository Text Structures and Inferencing. To make text structures and their contents visible to learners, use our NEW SGM® Mini Magnet Set.
The Talk to Write, Write to Learn™ Kit is designed to improve listening, reading/comprehension, and expository text comprehension and writing for students in grades two through six.
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This set includes Narrative and Expository Mini Magnets AND Stickers: (1) SGM® Mini Magnets, (25) SGM® Icons Stickers, (1) ThemeMaker® Magnetic Snaps!, (25) ThemeMaker® Sticker Snaps!
This new set includes 3 NEW items. You get the 4th item for FREE ($38 sold separately). These mini magnets and low tack, reusable stickers are for use in therapy, small group, individual work, paired work and in classroom settings.
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Each of the 8 ThemeMaker® Magnetic Snaps is a small magnet (ranging from 2"x3"–3"x3") depicting each of the expository text structures found in the ThemeMaker®. Each individual magnet image is a “snapshot” of the 8 ThemeMaker® expository text structures:
They can be used in therapy, classroom centers, push-in, small groups, and for individual students to assist them in accessing expository text, such as in textbooks, non-fiction books, websites, research.
Here is an example of their use with Alaska’s Three Bears.
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These come in a set of 25 sticker sheets. Each of the 8 ThemeMaker® Sticker Snaps is low-tack and reusable. Each sticker image is a “snapshot” image of the ThemeMaker® icons for expository text.
Each includes a depiction of the macrostructure and microstructure of 8 expository text structures: descriptive, compare/contrast, list, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, persuasion, and argument.
The most popular uses for these stickers are in textbooks, children’s non-fiction books, individual and paired editing, and revision of student writing/drawing. They can also be used to…
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Set of 25. The SGM® icon stickers have many uses. Each sticker strip has 13 stickers. Each individual sticker image corresponds to an icon of the Story Grammar Marker®. Each icon represents a part of a narrative episode: character, setting, initiating event, feeling, plan, mental state, planned attempts (actions), direct consequence, and resolution.
Popular uses for these stickers are in individual and paired editing and revision of student writing/drawing and also putting the stickers on pages of children’s literature to identify the page that depicts that particular part of the story. The stickers are low-tack making them able to be used multiple times. They can also be used to…
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In addition to the “jar,” the “JAR-gon” Kit contains:
Increase syntactical complexity and improve the level of sophistication of oral language and writing of your students with this handy, portable jar containing all of the components needed for the Cohesive Tie Activity.
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Also Misspelled as Jargon