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Editor in Chief A1 Software


Grammar Disasters & Punctuation Faux Pas

Item#: 09717SCH
 Type:Standard Edition
 License:Home License

Single License includes:  One
CD-Rom with a right to install on 1 computer, basic toll-free technical support, and a 60 day
money-back guarantee.

Contact for information about these additional licenses:
Single License $64.99
Lab (10) License $258.99
Unlimited Site License $895.99
Network License $1074.99

System Requirements 
  Platform: Windows® Vista/XP/2000/Me/NT/98
Media: CD-ROM
CPU: 200 MHz or faster
Color Monitor with 800 x 600 resolution or higher

Platform: Macintosh® OS X
Media: CD-ROM
CPU: 200 MHz or faster
RAM : 128MB
Color Monitor with 800 x 600 resolution or higher 

Grade(s): 4-5
Subject: Language Arts

ISBN: 0-89455-690-8
Activities: 33

Students develop real-life editing skills for superior writing and top test scores!

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Description & Features

Editor in Chief® improves your child's grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and attention to detail using a standards-based thinking approach rather than drill and practice. This effective method teaches students to carefully analyze and edit stories that contain errors in writing mechanics and story details.

The stories combine single skills (like capitalization) with guided, gradual instruction and practice that is ideal for younger learners.

The books and software both use the same stories, errors, and rules. The difference is in the way students edit the stories.

Students identify and click on errors in each story. Then they select the category and specific rule that applies to each error, prompting the software to correct the error. On-screen instructions, hints, rules, and answers allow students to work, learn, and succeed independently.



  • Provides high-quality independent learning (not "edutainment") with immediate feedback for students and teachers.
  •  33 activities
  • Quick and detailed instructions
  • Hints that help students keep learning even if they don't know a rule—no getting stuck.
  • Guide to grammar, usage & punctuation that teaches and reinforces concepts
  • Saves unfinished games
  • Self-grading, with printable student data
Table of Contents/Skills

    • Giant Panda
    • Vultures
    • Circus
    • Balloon Adventure
    • Stormy Weather
    • Sharks
    • Black Widow - Beware!
    • Icebergs
    • Missing Boa!
    • Detective Byrd
    • The Peanut Plant
    • Soccer Game
    • The Titanic
    • Antarctica
    • Volcanoes: Shield or Composite?
    • Earthworms
    • Runaway Robot
    • The Kestrel
    • The Cobra
    • And much more !

Test Preparation

Editor in Chief's standards-based approach sharpens students' language, reading, and thinking skills for better academic performance and higher scores on assessment tests including

Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)
Indiana Statewide Test for Educational Progress (ISTEP)
Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)
NYC English Language Arts Test (ELA)
Stanford Achievement Test™ (SAT/9; SAT/10)
California Achievement Tests (CAT/6)
and many more!

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  • Model: 09717SCH
  • Manufactured by: The Critical Thinking Company

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 01 January, 2008.

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