The Active Authors™ books and teachers' guides are easy to use and specifically designed to improve writing instruction for the 13 types of errors young writers make:
Focus and Extra Information
Focus and Length
Transition Words and Phrases
Improves teacher efficacy
Promotes positive communication
Differentiated for multiple learners
Easily incorporated into any curriculum
Engaging and beautiful
Make Teachers' Lives Easier While Achieving Results
Every book in the Active Authors™ series contains two versions of an engaging children's story: One version with a specific writing error and another version with the error corrected.
The unique format of these books allows teachers to provide effective feedback to learners without criticizing student work directly.
I swam under the water and held my breath. That’s when I saw a stingray.
As I warmed up, I swam deep, stayed still, and held my breath. I listened to the murky sounds of gulping, surging water. I was peering through my fogging goggles when I saw a smooth, sleek, silky stingray billowing through the crisp water. It felt like I was in a different world.