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The Complete Writer: Writing With Skill: Instructor Text Level One
     

The Complete Writer: Writing With Skill: Instructor Text Level One

by Susan Wise Bauer
 

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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

Overview

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 compositionFeatures 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 Instructor Text provides scripted dialogue to use when the student has difficulty, plus detailed guidance on how to evaluate the student’s work
• Student Workbook (sold separately) encourages independence by directing all assignments to the student
• First volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and composition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933339528
Publisher:
The Well-Trained Mind Press
Publication date:
01/16/2012
Series:
Complete Writer Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
587,350
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet 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.She lives in Virginia.

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