Writing With Skill, Level 2: Student Workbook

Writing With Skill, Level 2: Student Workbook

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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.

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
Second volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and composition
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Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 218 x 282 x 28mm | 1,200g
  • The Well-Trained Mind Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student, Workbook
  • 1933339616
  • 9781933339610
  • 256,478

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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