Writing with Skill, Level 2: Student Workbook by Susan Wise Bauer
  

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Writing with Skill, Level 2: Student Workbook by Susan Wise Bauer

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

About the Author

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.

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Paperback
600 pages

Author

Susan Wise Bauer
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Publisher

Peace Hill Press
www.wwnorton.com

Publication date

20th December 2013

ISBN

9781933339610


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