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The Student Writing Intensive Level A (4 DVDs & Student Materials)The Student Writing Intensive Level A (4 DVDs & Student Materials)
Andrew Pudewa

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Recorded live with Andres Pudewa's humorous style, the Student Writing Intensive course is based upon the principles of the Teaching Writing: Structure and Style course, but is presented directly to students. As a unique complement to the Structure & Style course, parents' understanding of the course will be increased, while students will gain additional insights that will allow them to complete assignments with ease and skill. 15 lessons on four DVDs are included, accompanied by suggested assignments for additional practice. Each level presumes no previous experience.

This Level A course is intended for Grades 2-5; each lesson will take approximately 1-2 weeks to complete, for a total of a 15-30 week course, depending upon time spent upon assignments. Student materials include reading selections, checklists and other information; pages are reproducible within a family. This Level A course covers:

  • Outline & Write a Paragraph
  • Story Sequence, Write a Story
  • Summarize a Reference
  • Creative Writing
  • Banned Word List & "Dress-Ups".

    This kit includes:

  • Four DVD Discs and a 5th DVD called "The Structure & Style Overview" DVD
  • Binder with Dividers
  • Packet with Student Resources
  • Source Texts
  • Checklists needed for the video classes
  • 3-5 Supplemental Lessons for each unit

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     Thematic Writing Lessons

    Character-Based Writing LessonsCharacter-Based Writing Lessons
    Daniel K. Weber

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    Invigorate your students' writing as they read selections associated with the lives of great persons of character. Lessons have a source text based upon the lives of Mother Teresa, Abraham Lincoln and St. Francis, and is followed by exercises focusing on style, "dress-up" words, mechanics, presentation, and structure. Based upon the principles in Teaching Writing: Structure & Style, it is recommended that theteacher be at least familiar with Teaching Writing before using Character-Based Writing Lessons. Checklists are included for elementary, intermediate and advanced levels; lessons would be appropriate for children in their formative character building years (Grades 6 & up). 126 pages, softcover, spiralbound.

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     Literature and Poetry

    Teaching the Classics Seminar WorkbookTeaching the Classics Seminar Workbook
    Adam Andrews, Missy Andrews

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    No matter what your opinion about "good literature", this course will work for you, since it doesn't tell you what beautiful literature is, but rather teaches how to think with the skills of observation, deduction and evaluation. Students will use the Socratic Method of learning as they examine the five elements of literature: plot, conflict, setting, character and theme. Graphic organizers, book lists, discussion questions, excerpts and other materials are included. 97 pages, softcover, spiral-bound. This is the workbook only; DVDs not included.

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     IEW Helps, Guides & Resources

    How to Write a StoryHow to Write a Story
    Lee Roddy

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    Based upon the author's successful seminars, How to Write A Story is geared towards younger writers, but may be successfully adapted for older writers. Eight lessons will explain the fundamentals of writing fiction (enjoyably!) while exercises reinforce what has been taught and worksheets help with assess progress. Students are taught a 3-step story model, where there is a situation involving a character with a problem, an objective, and obstacles over which this character seeks to triumph. Exercises help strengthen the imagination, encourage revisions, reinforce elements of writing, and require original writing. 80 pages, softcover and spiral-bound. Answers included.

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