Writing With Skill, Level 1: Student Workbook (The Complete Writer) (Paperback)

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Writing With Skill, Level 1: Student Workbook (The Complete Writer) (Paperback)

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Traditional principles. Contemporary methods. Unparalleled results.


This groundbreaking new writing series combines time-tested classical techniques—the imitation and analysis of great writers—with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature. 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      • First volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and composition
Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, educator, and historian. Her previous books include the Writing With Ease, Writing With Skill, and Story of the World series from Well-Trained Mind Press, as well as The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series, all from W. W. W. Norton. 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.

Product Details ISBN: 9781933339535
ISBN-10: 1933339535
Publisher: The Well-Trained Mind Press
Publication Date: January 16th, 2012
Pages: 568
Language: English
Series: The Complete Writer