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  • Item #: 013488
    ISBN: 9780890519929
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    If you are looking to develop your expository writing skills, check out thisworkbook. Expository writing exposes, puts forth, explains, reveals, orexhibits in detail about something. This style of writing is perfect to usewhen you want to inform, clarify, or persuade. Honestly, this style of writingis what your child needs to learn for college! It falls perfectly in line withwhat my college professors wanted. Luckily, I had learned this style of writingduring my high school years, so I was well prepared. You'll want to prepareyour child in the same way.

    This book falls naturally into seven sections. You would be hard-pressed totry and do all the sections in one year, as there is so much to cover and thewriting and research process takes time. (Remember, college professors oftengive students a whole semester to work on one very detailed and in-depthpaper.) Section one works on single paragraph formats. Then in section twoyou'll work on the elements of the five paragraph essay and different formatsyou can use. Book reports put the five paragraph formats to use in sectionthree. Section four works on business writing, such as: business letters,letters of complaint, cover letters, political letters, and resume writing. Insection five, you'll work on the principle of condensation as you learn how towrite in various lengths as you reduce, abridge, abbreviate, shorten, cut,compress, compact, or distill your work! Now you are ready to compose a majorpaper and all its components (title page, endnotes, appendix, bibliography,etc), as outlined in section six. Section seven contains all the check sheetsand forms, tests, answer keys, and sample week-by-week schedules to help youorganize deadlines for the longer, more detailed papers.

    This workbook is very straightforward in its presentation of this writingstyle, but it is very clear, concise, and helpful. If my recommendation isn'tenough, then maybe you'd be interested to know that this is also one of CathyDuffy's 100 Top Picks. 160 pgs, pb. - elise

    Writing (9-12)

  • Item #: 000700
    ISBN: 9780890519943
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    This volume combines both former books Major Punctuation and General Punctuation. It is "the complete guide to all your punctuation needs." The first part covers rules for the five basic errors that account for 75-90% of punctuation errors in student writing. The second section deals with all punctuation from the comma to the parenthesis. Both reference manual and practice book, it contains complete explanation of rules along with plenty of practice. We have used these with great success and all four older daughters credited this systematic program with increasing their score on the English portion of the ACT. All exercises are taken from classical or historical texts, adding to the educational value. Instructions and answer key included.

  • Item #: 011052
    ISBN: 9780890519950
    Retail: $33.00
    Rainbow Price: $26.35

    A fairly rigorous vocabulary course that helps students increase their vocabulary by learning over 1000 words from Latin and Greek roots.  Students work with a group of words in each 4-day lesson completing varied exercises that help students learn and remember the words and their meanings. Now published by Master Books, this book also provides a suggested daily schedule to use this course over 18 months, worksheets and quizzes.

  • Item #: 064442
    ISBN: 9780890519493
    Retail: $66.00
    Rainbow Price: $48.75

     Package includes book (with tests and answer keys) and DVD. DVD teaches through each lesson with charts and examples shown on screen. Please note that the DVD is an older recording and although it works on a television with DVD player and most computer DVD-ROMs, the audio may not work as well on headphones.

  • Item #: 012157
    ISBN: 9781886061385
    Retail: $33.00
    Rainbow Price: $26.35

    A very rigorous and complete 1-year course in grammar (parts of speech, word functions, punctuation, sentence structure and patterns). Each lesson has one page of instruction/explanation and one page of exercises. Five incremental reviews assure student retention and mastery of the material. Although designed to be self-instructional, some teacher help may be required. This book would be an excellent follow-up to Easy Grammar or Journey to Grammar Land, as it covers grammar at a college level! Tests and answer keys included.

  • Item #: 064441
    ISBN: 9780890519486
    Retail: $50.00
    Rainbow Price: $36.95

  • Item #: 047996
    Retail: $25.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    This is transitioning to a 2nd edition DVD. According to the new publisher, the 1st and 2nd edition DVD content is the same. The only difference is the packaging. 

  • Item #: 053873
    ISBN: 9781886061446
    Retail: $33.00
    Rainbow Price: $26.35

    If you could use more teaching support, consider this set of two DVDs. These teach through each lesson, with charts and examples shown on screen. If you could use more teaching support, consider this set of two DVDs. These teach through each lesson, with charts and examples shown on screen. The DVD is an older recording so the audio is fine on a TV DVD player or on most computer DVD-ROM players with speakers, but the audio may not work as well with headphones.

  • Item #: 010094
    ISBN: 9781886061019
    Retail: $15.00
    Rainbow Price: $13.95
  • Item #: 021716
    ISBN: 9781886061415
    Retail: $30.00
    Rainbow Price: $27.50