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Focusing on actual skills rather than abstract rules, grammar is taught in the context of writing as students follow in the footsteps of literary giants. Each week features a new author: Columbus, Bradford, Winthrop, Bradstreet, Rowlandson, Mather, Edwards, Franklin, Adams, Paine, Jefferson, Wheatly, Irving, Emerson, Longfellow, Hawthorne, Poe, Dickenson, and other classic American authors each have a week's lessons that include five to six different areas:
- "Background Checks" about the author
- "Words to Know" that need to be defined.
- "Literary Analysis" that covers literary terms that are tested every 6 weeks
- "Critical Reading" sections includes questions about each passage
- "Make it Real" applies learned skills to what students already know
- "Culminating Activities" that are given at the end of the week to help students master lessons.
- "Writing Assignments" that are given every two weeks and related to literary passages and authors; a research paper is given for the last half of the year. Word lists, tips for students with different learning styles, and other helps are included. 240 pages, softcover. Grades 8-12. This course is designed to take one year.Covers 1500-1860.
Vendor: Diagnostic Prescriptive
Publication Date: 2012
Read with the Best: American Literature Volume 1 1500- 1860 Teacher's EditionJill J. DixonDiagnostic Prescriptive / 2012 / Trade Paperback$33.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Write With The Best: Modeling Writing after Great Works of World Literature, Volume 1 (Grades 3-12)Jill J. DixonDiagnostic Prescriptive / 2001 / Trade Paperback$22.89 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
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Write With The Best: Modeling Writing after Great Authors of World Literature, Volume 2 (Grades 6-12)Jill J. DixonDiagnostic Prescriptive / 2003 / Trade Paperback$27.89 Retail:
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Lifepac Electives: American Literature Complete SetAlpha Omega Publications / 2000 / Other$49.46 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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