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  • Item #: 055086
    ISBN: 9780880622912
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  • Item #: 022339
    ISBN: 9781623410070
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    Having noticed that many students entering university do not know how to write, and seeing how the first grade students at his school were writing better stories than the fourth grade students caused James Webster to take action, resulting in this writing course. Wanting it to be useful for a wide range, the author has divided the course into eight stages. Each new stage builds upon the last, and for that reason he recommends beginning with unit one for all skill levels (primary through university) and working through each of the units in order. Yes, that is a wide range of levels; the author says the grades and units work best in the following way. Units one through three are appropriate for grade one. Grade two students should start with unit one in September and have completed unit five by June. Grade three should do units one through seven and grade four units one through nine in a similar time span. Higher grades complete all of the units, and when teaching this course to high school students, the first five units should be completed in ten weeks. In the higher grades, more time (at least a month per unit for the last half of the book) is recommended.

    So what about these eight different stages, what does the author begin with and how does he progress through the writing levels? Unit one starts with the basics of note taking and outlines. Unit two teaches summarizing from notes, skills of limiting in note taking, and adapting note taking and style. Unit three discusses summarizing narrative stories. Unit four focuses on summarizing references. In unit five, students learn writing from a series of pictures. Unit six covers library research reports and stressing the process, using a mini-book series. Unit seven looks at creative writing and in unit eight students reach the "pinnacle" of writing skills - essay writing and university essay writing. Unit nine contains critiques of narrative stories and novels and a final chapter about the writing syllabus. Although this is a book written for a classroom setting, it can be adapted to a homeschool fairly easily. For the younger grades, it is better for the teacher to read through the book, explain ideas and new skills, and assign work. Upper grade students can use the book directly, reading the text for themselves, discussing and working on projects as appropriate. A thorough "how to" resource, this volume teaches practical methods rather than just a philosophy. Examples crowd the pages, so students should always be able to pick up on the skill that is being taught. This is a very thorough course on structure and style and the definitive reference for TWSS teachers and those with advanced students. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 019821
    ISBN: 9781165665440
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    This book is a reproduction of a Spanish practice book from 1900. Made to be used in an FPE course, there is no answer key or teacher guidance here. It is a series of texts to translate from English to Spanish. Exercises are organized by a specific verb tense or other grammatical point to be used in the lesson. The type looks reproduced from an old book. Includes a handy glossary in the back. 144pp, pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 009816
    ISBN: 9781550355345
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    This book takes the student from an understanding of the writing form to the actual product providing help in selecting topics and organizing thoughts along the way. Several pages are spent at the beginning of the unit discussing what a composition is and the elements of a good composition. During the course, students will write various types of expository, narrative, and descriptive compositions. The last section of the book is on "Using the Writing Process" and contains a very good presentation of the writing process for reference during the course.

  • Item #: 042718
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  • Item #: 021885
    ISBN: 9781090432421
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  • Item #: 028675
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  • Item #: 045317
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    Grammar review, sentence construction from simple to complex, paragraph construction, sentence-by-sentence outline, introduction to personal writing, descriptive and informative paragraphs, and more. 300 pgs.

  • Item #: LLCGR1
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  • Item #: 049382
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  • Item #: 071667
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    Just like what the big kids use, these notebooks have features for younger writers. At the top of each page is a space to draw a picture (7.25"x 4.5") to illustrate the sentences below. There are 7 lines to write on using dotted-midlines and a red bottom line (1/2" rule). A class schedule inside the front cover documents your year. Handy references inside the back cover remind you of multiplication tables, metric and English measurements as well as conversions. 100 sheets, 2-sided, 7.25"x 9.75", cardboard covers, sewn binding. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 044246
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  • Item #: 011251
    ISBN: 9781615382231
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  • Item #: 028672
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  • Item #: 032920
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     Directed Writing Approach instructions to equip students to write all types of essays.

  • Item #: 028680
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  • Item #: LLSPPK
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  • Item #: 069915
    ISBN: 9781615388639
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  • Item #: 068374
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  • Item #: 068373
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     100-sheet wide ruled composition book that comes in a variety of bold colors. No color choice available, but if you order more than one, we will assort.

  • Item #: 068372
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  • Item #: 068371
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