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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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 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 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: 412,317
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

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.

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