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 outliningWriting chronological narratives, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences across the curriculumConstructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetryResearching and documenting source materialFirst 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 nonfictionAll source material for assignments is provided-no other books are neededThis Student Workbook encourages independence by directing all assignments to the studentInstructor Text (sold separately) provides scripted dialogue to use when the student has difficulty, plus detailed guidance on how to evaluate the student's workSecond volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and compositionshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 213.36 x 271.78 x 27.94mm | 1,156.65g
  • Peace Hill Press
  • The Well-Trained Mind Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student, Workbook
  • 1933339616
  • 9781933339610
  • 28,472

About Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, teacher, and historian. Her books include The Story of Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, the History of the World series (W. W. Norton) and the Story of the World series (Well-Trained Mind Press). 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.show more

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