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About the author:
Gretchen Slinker Jones was raised and educated in Southwest Idaho and continues to teach and study Vocabulary and Writing. She lived in Southcentral Alaska for 17 years before moving to the Inland Northwest, settling in the fringe of the beautiful Selkirk Mountains. The owner of a desktop publishing and business writing firm, she specializes in résumé writing for clients all over the globe. Jones' freelance writing projects have included a weekly news column in the Peninsula Clarion for five years and occasional newspaper articles.
The author of numerous books, from résumé writing to breastfeeding to inspirational photoart books to political commentary, Jones is passionate about helping students leave high school prepared to succeed both in college and in the workforce. She has been employed as a "highly-qualified" paraeducator, working primarily with 11th and 12th grade career exploration students for more than 10 years and tutored home-schooled students through her CompuLearn Lab computer "school" during the 1990s.
A long-time reading tutor, Jones plans to fully develop the RSVP Vocabulary and Spelling Skills series over a period of several years. She writes poetry for adults and children as well as children's short stories. Her poems have appeared in anthologies, newspapers and magazines.

RSVP Building Spelling and Vocabulary Skills

Poetry: Grade 8

Authored by Gretchen Slinker Jones

A must-have vocabulary and spelling textbook for both home-school parents and English teachers. Eighth grade level spelling and vocabulary skills lesson textbook using poetry as the basis for coordinated reading, spelling, vocabulary, writing and recitation lessons. To achieve the highest level of reading comprehension, there is no shortcut to, or substitute for, learning to use tens of thousands of words in their various contextual applications. Easy-to-use lessons encourage students to read and appreciate poetry while building vocabulary and spelling skills in the quest for enhanced reading comprehension. General EALRs included. Part of the RSVP Reading2Presentation Skill-Building Series. Digital worksheet print set available for purchase at in the Home-school resources section.

Publication Date:
1456567357 / 9781456567354
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Education / Secondary

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