Writing With Skill, Level 1: Student Workbook

Writing With Skill, Level 1: Student Workbook

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This groundbreaking new writing series combines time-tested classical techniques-the imitation and analysis of great writers-with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature.

Skills Taught:
* One- and two-level outlining
* Writing chronological narratives, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences across the curriculum
* Constructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetry
* Researching and documenting source material
* First volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and composition

Features of the program:
* Writing assignments are modeled on examples from great literature and classic nonfiction
* All source material for assignments is provided-no other books are needed
* This Student Workbook encourages independence by directing all assignments to the student
* Instructor Text (sold separately) provides scripted dialogue to use when the student has difficulty, plus detailed guidance on how to evaluate the student's work
* First volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and composition
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Product details

  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 216 x 282 x 30mm | 1,364g
  • The Well-Trained Mind Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student, Workbook
  • Black-and-white illustrations throughout
  • 1933339535
  • 9781933339535
  • 37,368

About Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, educator, and historian. Her previous books include the Writing With Ease, Writing With Skill, and Story of the World series from Well-Trained Mind Press, as well as The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series, all from W. W. W. Norton. She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, as well as an M.A. in seventeenth-century literature and a Master of Divinity in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature. For fifteen years, she taught literature and composition at the College of William and Mary.
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