Sentence Dynamicsempowers students to overcome roadblocks to correct writing with lucid definitions of sentence elements and an abundance of examples and exercises. This student-friendly worktext provides positive reinforcement by giving examples of standard usage. Starting with simple subject-verb forms, each chapter adds new elements-modifiers, phrases, and clauses. The final chapter on the paragraph explains keeping a journal, generating ideas through clustering diagrams, outlining, and using topic sentences. This element-building approach enables students to progressively develop their grammar skills.