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The Sentence Train: Student Edition
$330
(excl. GST)

The Sentence Train is an engaging, individualised, fun, and jargon-free way to build sentence mastery—in the classroom or at home.  With the student edition set, students can easily build a wide range of sentences, including all 12 Writer’s Toolbox Sentence Styles, through altering chunks of words.  Plus, students rapidly learn the rules of punctuation.  

 

The student edition includes 40 write-on magnetic vinyl train pieces—of different colours and lengths—46 punctuation marks, and a 24-page teaching guidebook.  Complements The Sentence Train: Teacher Edition.




 

The Sentence Train: Teacher Edition
$330
(excl. GST)

Teach multiple ways to cast a sentence in a fun, memorable, and jargon-free way.  Perfect for modelling on the whiteboard, The Sentence Train: Teacher Edition helps demonstrate how different sentence types are created.

By arranging train pieces—engines and carriages of different colours and lengths—and punctuation into the correct order, teach sentence structure and punctuation rules in a way students just get.  

 

The teacher edition includes 13 large write-on magnetic vinyl train pieces, 20 punctuation marks, and a 24-page classroom guidebook.  Complements The Sentence Train: Student Edition.

The Sentence Train Manual
$28
(excl. GST)

The full-colour, 24-page manual is jam-packed with fun and engaging ways to model the 12 Sentence Styles on The Sentence Train.  With an easy-to-follow guide, creative classroom activities, and challenging extension ideas, you’ll be ready to help your students master fluency.

Sentence Snap
$55
(excl. GST)

The traditional game of snap with a nifty writing twist.  These A6 playing cards help students learn the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Sentence Styles and put them into practice.  Whether it’s Sentence Snap™ or any of your favourite card games, improve sentence-writing skills as you play.  

 

Suitable 2+ players.  Includes 52 playing cards, 2 joker cards, and instructions for additional games—Memory, The Shortest Story, The Continuous Story, Pyramid.






Write that Essay! High School Edition
$50
(excl. GST)

Dr Ian Hunter’s outrageously helpful guide to writing better essays and achieving higher grades.  Write that Essay! High School Edition teaches students techniques to express thoughts, demonstrate ideas, and convince readers across every subject.  

 

112 pages of advice, tips, and proven writing strategies unpack the essay-writing process and help bring out the writer in every student.  Write faster and more confidently—and even enjoy it.

 

Suitable for all subject areas.  Ages 11+.




 

Write that Essay! Tertiary Edition
$50
(excl. GST)

The original best-selling guide to academic writing from Dr Ian Hunter.  Packed with clear advice and helpful examples, Write that Essay! Tertiary Edition guides you seamlessly to produce a winning essay—no matter the tertiary subject or level.  

 

Packed into 112 pages, you’ll find practical strategies to help you understand different question types, learn a comprehensive range of sentence and paragraph styles, avoid pitfalls, and consistently deliver interesting and persuasive writing.  Whether starting or returning to tertiary study, this book is the break-through you’re looking for.

 

A great teacher resource.  Ages 17+.  




 

 

8 Handy Paragraph Structures – High School Edition
$44
(excl. GST)

This set of 10 laminated cards illustrate the 8 Writer’s Toolbox paragraph structures that guide and expand student thinking skills.  With an outline of the purpose of each paragraph structure and step-by-step prompts, these A4 cards will have your students writing powerful, clear paragraphs in no time.  A practical desk resource, these paragraph structure cards are ideal for individual and group work. 

 

Suitable for all subject areas.  Ages 11+.



 

12 Ways to Write a Sentence - High School Edition
$44
(excl. GST)

This set of 10 laminated cards illustrate the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Ways to Write a Sentence.  With helpful tips and creative examples for each Sentence Style, these handy A4 cards help high school students improve their writing, wherever they are.  A practical desk resource, these sentence style cards are ideal for individual and group work.

 

Suitable for all subject areas.  Ages 11+.




12 Ways to Write a Sentence - Young Writer Edition
$44
(excl. GST)

This set of 10 laminated cards illustrate the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Ways to Write a Sentence.  With helpful tips and fun examples for each Sentence Style, these handy A4 cards help young writers improve their writing, wherever they are.  A practical desk resource, these sentence style cards are ideal for individual and group work.

 

Suitable for all subject areas.  Ages 5 to 11.




Young Writer Sentence Style Posters
$165
(excl. GST)

Get your students writing with range and fluency with these 12 A2 Sentence Style Posters.  Each matte, laminated poster illustrates one of the 12 Writer’s Toolbox Sentence Styles—and when to use them for maximum effect—along engaging characters and friendly advice.

 

With the 12 Sentence Styles around the classroom, your students will be writing with range and fluency in no time. 

 

Suitable for all subjects.  Ages 5 to 11.




Sentence Style Posters: High School Edition
$165
(excl. GST)

Get your high school students writing with range and fluency with these 12 A2 Sentence Style Posters.  Each matte, laminated poster illustrates one of the 12 Writer’s Toolbox Sentence Styles—and when to use them for maximum effect—along with a range of creative examples.  

 

With the 12 Sentence Styles under their belt, your students will never write a paragraph of simple sentences again. 

 

Suitable for all subject areas.  Ages 11+.




 

Paragraph Posters: High School Edition
$165
(excl. GST)

Illustrated with easy-to-remember structures your students will love, our Writer’s Toolbox Paragraph Posters guide and expand student thinking skills. 

 

Each A2 poster visualises one of the ten Writer’s Toolbox Paragraphs—Multipurpose Introduction, Compare/Contrast, Lawyer, Hammer, Scientist, Slamdunk, Better Quote, Curveball, Philosopher, Robust Conclusion. 

 

Pop them on your classroom walls and your students will be writing deep thought paragraphs in no time—no matter the subject. 

 

This set also includes the Writing Map poster.

 

Suitable for all subjects.  Ages 11+.




Paragraph Posters: Young Writer Edition
$110
(excl. GST)

Jazz up your classroom with these seven A2 matte, laminated Paragraph Posters.  Each colourful young-writer edition poster gives a step-by-step guide, tips, examples, and visualises six key Writer’s Toolbox Paragraph Types—Multipurpose Introduction, Compare/Contrast, Lawyer, Hammer, Scientist Robust Conclusion.  

 

This set also includes the Master Expansion poster.

 

Suitable for all subjects.  Ages 5 to 11.




The Writer's Companion
$28
(excl. GST)

These unlined hardcover (B5) 136-page notebooks are your oyster for creativity.  Filled with inspirational quotes from famous authors, speakers, and educationalists, The Writer’s Companion is your best tool to plan lessons or tasks, jot down your very best ideas, compose to-do lists, take notes, and everything in between.

Bookmarks
$99
(excl. GST)

Boost sentence style recognition with this 10-pack of 120 handy bookmarks.  Each of these nifty bookmarks represents one of the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Sentence Styles and comes complete with examples by famous authors.  Encourage students to identify the styles in their reading and use them in their own writing.

 

Also available in individual packs of 12 bookmarks.




Bookmarks (Individual Set)
$11
(excl. GST)

Boost sentence style recognition with this set of 12 handy bookmarks.  Each bookmark represents one of the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Sentence Styles and comes complete with examples by famous authors.  Encourage students to identify the styles while reading and use them in their own writing.

 

These bookmarks make for a great classroom prize.  Also available in a 120-bookmark pack.




Surfers Writing Journal
$17
(excl. GST)

This pack of 5, lined 80-page writing journals feature surfers on the cover.  On the inside front cover of each journal, you’ll find the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Sentence Styles, and inside the back cover, a list of helpful words to get your students writing.  

 

(23cm x 17.5cm)




Thor Writing Journal
$17
(excl. GST)

This pack of 5, lined 80-page writing journals feature Thor on the cover.  On the inside front cover of each journal, you’ll find the Writer’s Toolbox 12 Sentence Styles, and inside the back cover, a list of helpful words to get your students writing.  

 

(23cm x 17.5cm)




Assorted Writing Journals
$17
(excl. GST)

Pack of five 80-page Mixed Design writing journals including 12 Ways to Write a Sentence inside the cover. Designs include, Explorer, Skater, Surfer, Thor and Ninja.

 

(23cm x 17.5cm)




Paragraph Planning Pad
$11
(excl. GST)

Our Paragraph Planning Pads—a set of 100 tear-off A5 pages—guide students through planning and building their own paragraphs.  Students cement the purpose of their paragraph, identify supporting evidence, and select the best paragraph structure to get their key idea across.

 

Complements the 8 Handy Paragraph Structures cards.




Man For Our Time
$50
(excl. GST)

This biography on Robert Laidlaw, founder of Farmers, will capture the heart and inspire you to action.  A far-reaching ride through Laidlaw’s life and times, Dr Ian Hunter charts the rise of one the greatest, forward thinking, and inspirational businessmen of the twentieth century in this incredible blend of genius and faith.

 

2011 edition. 



Imagine
$50
(excl. GST)

Packed with tools, pointers, and accelerators, Imagine provides every reader with principles and practices to increase innovation in their work and life.  Examining world-famous innovators—Wedgwood, Da Vinci, Mozart, Eiffel, Disney, and more—business historian Dr Ian Hunter highlights seven pillars of innovation: vision, creativity, knowledge, time, resources, focus, and persistence.

 

Suitable for educators, professionals, artists, and leaders.




 

 

Sentence Pack
$55
(excl. GST)
Temporarily out of stock.

Craft sentences like a pro with these A6 sentence cards.  This pack of 60 cards teaches your students fluency in a fun, interactive manner; they’ll master everything from the stylish Em-Dash Sentence to the striking Power Sentence.

 

Divided into three categories—30 sentence cards, 15 wild cards, 15 expert cards—the Sentence Pack keeps students on their toes as they challenge and extend themselves.  Unleash the writers in your classroom; annihilate dull simple sentences forever.

 

Includes instructions.  Complements the Creativity Pack.




Creativity Pack
$55
(excl. GST)

These A6 full-colour, glossy picture cards are designed to inspire originality and build exciting creative writing sessions.  With in-class activity instructions included, you’ll bring your writing classes alive in no time.  Divided into four categories—Setting, Character, Emotion, Action—this 60-card pack of carefully chosen images will get even the most sluggish writer off their seat and under way.

 

Suitable for individual or small group work.  Ages 5+.  Complements the Writer’s Toolbox Sentence Pack.

Low stock available.


 

Resources available for home purchase are Write That Essay! High School Edition, Write That Essay! Student Workbook, and Write That Essay! Tertiary Edition.  Home orders will be sent after payment is confirmed.  To place an order, please email admin@wtbox.com.

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