Writing With Skill, Level 2: Instructor Text

Writing With Skill, Level 2: Instructor Text

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The Student Workbook encourages independent composition, while the Instructor Text contains easy-to-use supporting information for the teacher, rubrics for grading, sample compositions, and dialogue to use while teaching. Together, the Student Workbook and Instructor Text provide a full year of middle-grade writing instruction, preparing students to enter high-level rhetoric.

Reviews Level One skills in narration, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences
Teaches new skills in writing comparisons, drawing contrasts, and tracing cause and effect
Improves sentence style through prose exercises drawn from Erasmus, Aristotle, and other classical rhetoricians
Covers three-level outlining, composition planning and structure
Guides the student through critical essay writing in both fiction and poetry
Provides practice in research and documentation skills
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Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 218 x 279 x 36mm | 1,500g
  • The Well-Trained Mind Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Teacher’s edition
  • 1933339608
  • 9781933339603
  • 301,950

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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