The Young Ladies' Study Course for Proper Writing (Study Guide)

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Do you know the difference between a metaphor and a simile? Are you able to avoid common mistakes in grammar and composition? Have you ever learned to properly express your emotions and feelings in a way that elevates your listeners and honors God? Learn these and other foundational writing skills in The Young Ladies' Study Course for Proper Writing, and use this study guide to increase your comprehension and to document your understanding of the lessons.

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Overview

Do you know the difference between a metaphor and a simile? Are you able to avoid common mistakes in grammar and composition? Have you ever learned to properly express your emotions and feelings in a way that elevates your listeners and honors God? Learn these and other foundational writing skills in The Young Ladies' Study Course for Proper Writing, and use this study guide to increase your comprehension and to document your understanding of the lessons.

Featuring the gracious, witty, and vivacious Mrs. Morecraft, The Young Ladies' Study Course for Proper Writing will teach you how to:

Write a three-paragraph paper on nearly any subject

Compose a poem and understand how to read poetry aloud

Accurately report a true story and tell a funny or poignant tale

Access tools and resources for richer writing

Take better notes during preaching and teaching

Memorize the most important points of any sermon or lecture

Speak with grate, write with precision, and express themselves with nobility as women of God

Properly use nourishing nouns, palette-pleasing pronouns, vibrant verbs, conjunctions, and tense-taffy

Make the subject and' verb in a sentence agree

Use adjectives and adverbs in moderation, and place them appropriately

Identify faulty comparisons, double negatives, split infinitives, parallel construction, illogical statements, and unnecessary changes in person and mood

And much more!

This study guide includes writing assignments, lesson questions, additional instruction, and an answer key. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

A publishcd author of numerous poems, stories, and articles, Mrs. Morecraft has taught English composition and literature, creative writing, and poetry writing to students of various ages for more than 40 years. In addition to helping others learn to write, Mrs. Morecraft has taken great delight in using her grammar and writing skills to help her husband, Pastor Joseph Morecraft, edit his papersy leetures, and commentaries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934554616
  • Publisher: Vision Forum, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 10/28/2011
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Remarks 9

Introduction of the Presenter 11

Acknowledgments 13

What You Can Expect from This Course 17

Syllabus for Volume I 19

Syllabus for Volume II 23

Parameters & Suggested Tools 27

Volume I 31

Lesson 1 Foundational Principles for Christian Writers 33

Lesson 2 Laying a Firm Foundation: Good Grammar & Her Friends 41

Lesson 3 Poetry: Harbinger of Hope & Glimmers of Glory 49

Lesson 4 Gathering & Planting 57

Lesson 5 Where Shall I Begin? A Few Novel Ideas for Story Starters 67

Lesson 6 Joumaling, Letter-Writing & E-mails: The Real You Showing Through 73

Lesson 7 Digging Deeper: Common Writing Errors 83

Lesson 8 Checking Your Tools—Packing Up to Go 93

Volume II 99

Introduction to Volume II Study Guide 101

Lesson 1 The Soup Course: Grammar served Up with a sprig of Parsley 103

Lesson 2 The Appetizer Course: Speaking & Writing with Agility & Grace 115

Lesson 3 TheSaladCourse: Tossing Together clear thinking with clean writing 123

Lesson 4 The Main Course: Writing a sentence that satifies 135

Lesson 5 Making Miso Soup: The Clearness of the Sentence, cont'd 143

Lesson 6 The Dessert Course: Choosing the Rights word-Delicious Diction 153

Lesson 7 A Happy Ending to a Good Meal: The Fruit. Cheese & Chacolates 161

Volume I Answer Key 171

Volume II Answer Key 201

Appendix A Poems, Quatatious & Other Interesting Tid-bits 237

Appendix B Sources and Resources 269

Appendix C Pre-Writmg & Story ideas 275

Appendix D Recommended Reading 281

Appendix E Vocabulary Lists 301

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