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Author: Joe O'Brien; Jill Kaiser; Megan Carnate; Bob Starner; Schlessinger Media.
Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, [2008]
Series: Grammar tips for students.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Identifies some common grammar errors and takes the mystery right out of them. From eliminating run-on sentences to cutting out dangling modifiers, each clip utilizes a variety of examples and careful explanations to cast a helpful light on these topics for students.
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Genre/Form: Instructional films
Juvenile works
Children's films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joe O'Brien; Jill Kaiser; Megan Carnate; Bob Starner; Schlessinger Media.
ISBN: 9781417109289 1417109289
OCLC Number: 271819041
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as an instructional video in 2008.
Special feature: discussion questions and activities.
Credits: Editor, Chris Kenworthy ; graphics, Adrienne Weikel ; camera, Peter Lorch ; music, John Avarese.
Target Audience: Grades 5-12.
Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide (5 pages ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, NTSC, all regions.
Contents: Run-on sentences --
Sentence fragments --
Good/well & bad/badly --
They're/their/there --
Dangling modifiers --
Double negatives --
Faulty comparisons --
Redundancy.
Series Title: Grammar tips for students.
Responsibility: a production of Schlessinger Media ; director, Joe O'Brien ; producer, Jill Kaiser ; writers, Megan Carnate, Bob Starner.

Abstract:

Identifies some common grammar errors and takes the mystery right out of them. From eliminating run-on sentences to cutting out dangling modifiers, each clip utilizes a variety of examples and careful explanations to cast a helpful light on these topics for students.

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