This writing series combines time-tested classical techniques--the imitation and analysis of great writers--with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature. It is designed as the perfect next step for students who have completed the Writing With Ease series or an equivalent composition curriculum.
The foundational level in a writing series that prepares students for high-level composition and rhetoric. Clear, detailed instructions will help you guide your student into mastery of the most essential writing skills. Designed to be used along with Writing With Skill, Level One: Student Workbook.
~ One- and two-level outlining
~ Writing chronological narratives, biographical sketches, scientific descriptions, and sequences across the curriculum
~ Constructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetry
~ Researching and documenting source material
Features of the Program:
~ Writing assignments are modeled on examples from great literature and classic nonfiction
~ 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 compositionWriting with Skill Level 1 Instructor Text Sample e