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Bible-Based Writing LessonsBible-Based Writing Lessons
Andrew Pudewa, J.B. Webster

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Help strengthen your students' composition skills using interesting and important Bible stories. Based on the principles elaborated upon in Teaching Writing: Structure & Style, it is recommended that the teacher be at least familiar with Teaching Writing before using Bible Based Writing Lessons. Lessons begin with a source text, followed by a variety of assignments on grammar, outlines, punctuation, style, "dress-up words" and other writing skills. Checklists are included for three age levels; the first ten lessons are appropriate for grades 3 & up, while the last eight would be challenging for any student high school & up. 131 pages, softcover, spiralbound.
     

 

 
Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Third EditionMedieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Third Edition
Lori Verstegen

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Give your knights and fair damsels a tour through the Medieval World as they work their way through the models and concepts taught in Teaching Writing: Structure and Style. Checklists and instructions are given in two levels for both late elementary and junior high grades: perfect for simultaneously teaching multiple grades! A "Teacher Tips" section provides helpful hints, sample whiteboards, and review games to help teachers reinforce the concepts taught. Vocabulary cards with pictures to help kids remember definitions, quizzes, and games are also included. 27 Weekly lessons.144 pages plus 64 vocabulary cards. Includes all teacher and student materials.
     

 
The Elegant Essay Writing Lessons: Building Blocks for Analytical Writing, Third EditionThe Elegant Essay Writing Lessons: Building Blocks for Analytical Writing, Third Edition
Lesha Myers

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The Elegant Essay walks students through the entire essay-building process from captivating introductions to compelling descriptions; students will learn to bring their words and their arguments to life. Focusing on both the form and content of an essay, this course will help students mature their thesis sentences, organization, transitions, conclusions and other elements of successful writing. Written in a conversational style, students will delight in reading the author's writing, as she deftly weaves unique examples of good writing with the principles they're founded upon. Clearly designed exercises will have your students writing well-and enjoying it-in no time. With explanation and practice exercises, it is an excellent extension and refinement of IEW's Teaching Writing: Structure and Style's Unit VIII. Includes student material. 79 pages, softcover, spiral-bound. Teacher guide sold separately.
     

 

 

 
U.S. History-Based Writing Lessons Volume 2: Civil War Era to the Present DayU.S. History-Based Writing Lessons Volume 2: Civil War Era to the Present Day
Lori Verstegen

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Encourage good writing while instilling lessons of American history! Easily adaptable to different grades/levels, this course may be used in group or individual settings, and includes notes for grading, materials needed and reproducible checklists. Based on the principles elaborated upon in Teaching Writing: Structure and Style, it is recommended that the teacher be at least familiar with Teaching Writing before using US History-Based Writing Lessons. Lessons follow the included scope & sequence, with scripted-teacher notes, writing examples, and instructions.

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  • US History-Based Writing Lessons, Vol. 2: Civil War Era to Present Day Teacher's Manual, 90 pages, softcover, spiral bound.
  • Student Book, 202 pages with cardstock flashcards to cut out, softcover, spiralbound.
         

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    History-Based Writing Lessons Volume 2: Civil War Era to the Present Day Additional Student BookHistory-Based Writing Lessons Volume 2: Civil War Era to the Present Day Additional Student Book
    Lori Verstegen

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    Perfect for multiple students using U.S. History-Based Writing Lessons Volume 2: Civil War Era to the Present Day, provides an extra copy of the student book. Contents cover assignment instructions for each lesson, source texts, blank outlines, detailed checklists, sample student essays and vocabulary cards. 191 pages, softcover. Spiral-binding.
         

     

     

     
    Classical Rhetoric Through Structure and Style: Writing Lessons Based on the ProgymnasmataClassical Rhetoric Through Structure and Style: Writing Lessons Based on the Progymnasmata
    Adam Muller

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    Built upon the Progymnasmata, the most successful and enduring collection of rhetorical exercises in the Western tradition, each lesson features an excerpt from a classical source, including Greek myths, the Canterbury Tales, and the Bible. sources. Based upon the course "Teaching Writing: Structure & Style", students will learn focus on note-taking; writing proverbs and fables from notes; narratio; encomium and viuperation; description; comparison; impersonation; thesis/confirmation/refutation; and formal critique. Building up reasoning and articulation skills, as well as the ability to complete a rhetorical analysis of a work, students will compose essays and arguments based on the exercises for a well-rounded classical course. 121 reproducible pages, softcover, spiralbound.
         

     

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