Education

Writing with Ease

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 748

A new series on teaching writing, from the author of The Well-Trained Mind. In Writing with Ease, Susan Wise Bauer lays out an alternative plan for teaching writing, one that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods. The workbooks provide lessons, student worksheets, and teacher instructions for every day of writing instruction. Each covers one year of study. Used along with Writing with Ease, Level Two (second in a planned four-volume set) complete the elementary-grade writing curriculum.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing with Ease

Author: S. Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 422

View: 940

Used along with , the workbooks complete the elementary-grade writing curriculum. Level Three is the third of a planned four-volume set to accompany .
Education

Level One

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 485

A workbook to accompany the acclaimed series on teaching writing, from the author of The Well-Trained Mind.
Education

Writing with Ease

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 301

View: 244

A student-friendly supplement to Writing with Ease.
Education

The Complete Writer: Level Two Workbook for Writing with Ease

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 195

A new series on teaching writing, from the author of The Well-Trained Mind. In Writing with Ease, Susan Wise Bauer lays out an alternative plan for teaching writing, one that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods. The workbooks provide lessons, student worksheets, and teacher instructions for every day of writing instruction. Each covers one year of study. Used along with Writing with Ease, Level Two (second in a planned four-volume set) complete the elementary-grade writing curriculum.
Education

Writing with Skill

Author: S. Wise Bauer

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 600

View: 555

Writing With Skill combines time-tested classical techniques-the limitation and analysis of great writers-with innovative contemporary insights.
Education

Writing With Skill, Level 2: Student Workbook (The Complete Writer)

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 600

View: 240

Time-tested classical techniques--the imitation and analysis of great writers--combined with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature The Student Workbook encourages independent composition, while the Instructor Text contains easy-to-use supporting information for the teacher, rubrics for grading, sample compositions, and dialogue to use while teaching. Together, the Student Workbook and Instructor Text provide a full year of middle-grade writing instruction, preparing students to enter high-level rhetoric. 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 Second volume of four that will prepare students for high-level rhetoric and composition
Education

Writing with Skill

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 550

View: 965

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
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Complete Writer: Level 1 Workbook for Writing with Ease

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

View: 408

A workbook to accompany the acclaimed series on teaching writing, from the author of The Well-Trained Mind. In Writing with Ease, Susan Wise Bauer lays out an alternative plan for teaching writing, one that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods. The Complete Writer workbooks (each sold separately) complement this plan with lessons, student worksheets, and teacher instructions for every day of writing instruction. Each covers one year of study. Used along with Writing with Ease, The Complete Writer, Level One (first in a four-volume set) complete the elementary-grade writing curriculum.
Education

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Fourth Edition)

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 880

View: 924

Is your child getting lost in the system, becoming bored, losing his or her natural eagerness to learn? If so, it may be time to take charge of your child’s education—by doing it yourself. The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school—one that will train him or her to read, to think, to understand, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. Veteran home educators Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise outline the classical pattern of education called the trivium, which organizes learning around the maturing capacity of the child’s mind and comprises three stages: the elementary school “grammar stage,” when the building blocks of information are absorbed through memorization and rules; the middle school “logic stage,” in which the student begins to think more analytically; and the high-school “rhetoric stage,” where the student learns to write and speak with force and originality. Using this theory as your model, you’ll be able to instruct your child—whether full-time or as a supplement to classroom education—in all levels of reading, writing, history, geography, mathematics, science, foreign languages, rhetoric, logic, art, and music, regardless of your own aptitude in those subjects. Thousands of parents and teachers have already used the detailed book lists and methods described in The Well-Trained Mind to create a truly superior education for the children in their care. This extensively revised fourth edition contains completely updated curricula and book lists, links to an entirely new set of online resources, new material on teaching children with learning challenges, cutting-edge math and sciences recommendations, answers to common questions about home education, and advice on practical matters such as standardized testing, working with your local school board, designing a high-school program, preparing transcripts, and applying to colleges. You do have control over what and how your child learns. The Well-Trained Mind will give you the tools you’ll need to teach your child with confidence and success.
Education

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 814

View: 199

A new edition of a forefront home-schooling reference shares step-by-step recommendations for providing a child with an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school, in a guide that incorporates updated resource listings, contact information, and Internet links. 20,000 first printing.
Education

The Complete Writer: Level Four Workbook for Writing with Ease

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 982

A student-friendly supplement to Writing with Ease. This companion text to Writing with Ease walks students, step by step, through the difficult transition into original writing. Scripted, fully-developed lessons equip parents and instructors with all the tools of the professional writing teacher. Selections from classic children's stories are designed to hold the student's attention and fire her imagination, while accompanying exercise allow the young writer to develop her own composition skills. Designed for older elementary students, The Complete Writer: Writing with Ease Workbook 4 builds on the groundwork laid in earlier volumes. Both challenging and reassuring, Workbook 4 begins the all-important preparation for the middle grade years. Grades 3-5.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Complete Writer, Writing With Ease: Strong Fundamentals: A Guide to Designing Your Own Elementary Writing Curriculum

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

View: 249

A revised and improved edition of the best-selling elementary writing handbook, from the author of The Well-Trained Mind Susan Wise Bauer lays out a plan for teaching writing that combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods. Writing With Ease outlines a complete three- or four-year program for elementary-grade students, giving parents and teachers the tools to personalize instruction for any skill level.
Education

Writing With Skill, Level 2: Instructor Text

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 600

View: 754

Time-tested classical techniques--the imitation and analysis of great writers--combined with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature. The Student Workbook encourages independent composition, while the Instructor Text contains easy-to-use supporting information for the teacher, rubrics for grading, sample compositions, and dialogue to use while teaching. Together, the Student Workbook and Instructor Text provide a full year of middle-grade writing instruction, preparing students to enter high-level rhetoric. Reviews Level One skills in narration, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences Teaches new skills in writing comparisons, drawing contrasts, and tracing cause and effect Improves sentence style through prose exercises drawn from Erasmus, Aristotle, and other classical rhetoricians Covers three-level outlining, composition planning and structure Guides the student through critical essay writing in both fiction and poetry Provides practice in research and documentation skills
Juvenile Nonfiction

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Author: Susan Wise Bauer

Publisher: Grammar for the Well-Trained M

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 434

View: 229

The Key, along with the accompanying Purple Workbook and the Core Instructor Text, make up Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: a complete course that takes students from basic definitions ("A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea") through advanced sentence structure and analysis--all the grammar skills needed to write and speak with eloquence and confidence.This innovative program combines the three essential elements of language learning: understanding and memorizing rules (prescriptive teaching), repeated exposure to examples of how those rules are used (descriptive instruction), and practice using those rules in exercises and in writing (practical experience).Each year, parents and teachers go through the dialogue, rules, and examples in the Core Instructor Text; students follow along in the Workbook. This repetition solidifies the concepts, definitions, and examples in the student's mind.There are four Workbooks, one for each year. Each Workbook contains the same rules and examples--but four completely different sets of exercises and assignments, allowing students to develop a wide-ranging knowledge of how the rules and examples are put to use in writing.Each Key to the Workbooks provides not only answers, but also explanations for the parent/instructor, and guidance as to when the answers might be ambiguous (as, in English, they often are).All of the rules covered, along with the repeated examples for each, are assembled for ongoing reference in the Comprehensive Handbook of Rules. This will become the student's indispensable guide to writing through high school, into college and beyond.Step-by-step instruction takes students from the most basic concepts through advanced grammatical concepts such as modal and hortative verbs and multiple functions of noun clauses.Extensive diagramming exercises reinforce the rules and help technical and visual learners to understand and use the English language effectively. Each step of the diagramming process is illustrated and thoroughly explained to the student.Text for examples and exercises are drawn from great works of literature, as well as from well-written nonfiction texts in science, mathematics, and the social sciences.Regular review is built into each year of work.The Key accompanies the first of four non-sequential workbooks, each containing new exercises that allow students to practice and apply the grammar principles under study.
Foreign Language Study

The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese Workbook Level 2 (Simplified)

Author: Claudia Ross

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 654

The Routledge Course in Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word use and structures, while placing strong emphasis on the development of communicative skills. The complete course consists of Textbook Level 1, Workbook Level 1 – including free CDs, Textbook level 2 and workbook Level 2 – including free CDs. All books are available separately in simplified as well as traditional characters and take the students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Workbook Level 2 is designed to accompany Textbook Level 2 lesson by lesson, and offers exercises for homework, independent study and classroom use. The exercises focus on interpersonal, interpretative and presentational modes of communication while helping students to consolidate the vocabulary, characters, and structures introduced in each lesson. At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to read page-length texts for information, listen to and comprehend extended narratives on a variety of topics, and communicate a broad range of information orally and in writing. The course is also fully supported by an interactive companion website which contains a wealth of additional resources for both teachers and students. Teachers will find lesson plans in both English and Mandarin, providing a weekly schedule and overall syllabus for fall and spring, as well as activities for each lesson and answer keys. Students will be able to access downloadable character practice worksheets along with interactive pronunciation, vocabulary and character practice exercises. All the audio material necessary for the course is also available online and conveniently linked on screen to the relevant exercises for ease-of-use. For more information about the course and to access these additional resources, please visit the Companion Website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415472517 For bundle discounts please visit: For bundle discounts please visit: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415533072/
Foreign Language Study

Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese Level 2 Traditional

Author: Claudia Ross

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 464

View: 327

The Routledge Course in Mandarin Chinese is a two-year undergraduate course for students with no prior background in Chinese study. Designed to build a strong foundation in both the spoken and written language it develops all the basic skills such as pronunciation, character writing, word use and structures, while placing strong emphasis on the development of communicative skills. The complete course consists of Textbook Level 1, Workbook level 1 - including free CDs, Textbook level 2 and workbook level 2 -including free CDs. All books are available separately in simplified as well as traditional characters and take the students from complete beginner to post-intermediate level. Textbook Level 2 incorporates the innovative features of Level 1 including the separation of vocabulary from characters, a "basic to complex" introduction of grammatical structures, a comprehensive companion workbook with extensive practice in all language skills and functions, and a Teachers’ Manual. Level 2 adds a "Narrative" Component to support the learner as they move from spoken Mandarin to formal written Chinese, and from the comprehension and production of short sentences to paragraphs and essays. Level 2 of this Course in Modern Mandarin bridges the gap that characterizes the transition between basic level Chinese courses and more advanced work. The Narrative Component includes: Model narratives that introduce formal written Chinese with explanations of the features of each narrative. Focus on narrative function including description, comparison, explanation, persuasion, and hypothesis. Reading and writing assignments that guide students to internalize model structures, to read for information, and to compose original essays for specific purposes. The course is also fully supported by an interactive companion website which contains a wealth of additional resources for both teachers and students. Teachers will find lesson plans in both English and Mandarin, providing a weekly schedule and overall syllabus for fall and spring, as well as activities for each lesson and answer keys. Students will be able to access downloadable character practice worksheets along with interactive pronunciation, vocabulary and character practice exercises. All the audio material necessary for the course is also available online and conveniently linked on screen to the relevant exercises for ease-of-use. For more information about the course and to access these additional resources, please visit the companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415472517 For bundle discounts please visit: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415533089/
Education

The Middle Ages

Author: S. Wise Bauer

Publisher: Peace Hill Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 558

This comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide contains all you need to make history come alive for your child! Don't just read about historyexperience it! Colro a picture of a Viking warrior, make an edible oasis, create a Moorish ruler's turban and Aztec jewelry and more. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World: Volume 2: The Middle Ages into a complete history program, this Activity Book provides you with comprehension questions and answers, sample narrations, maps and geography activities, coloring pages, lists of additional readings in history and literature, and plenty of simple, hands-on activities all designed for grades 1-4.

Write from Early Modern History Level 2 Manuscript Models

Author: Brookdale House

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 328

View: 483

A complete open-and-go homeschool writing curriculum for students in grades 3 to 5 that is based on the teaching methods of Ms. Charlotte Mason. Children acquire basic skills in public speaking with oral narrations. They learn to write complex sentences by copying passages from living books. And they also learn to spell and punctuate via studied dictation. Along with writing instruction, children using this volume learn about early modern history through interesting historical narratives, excerpts from primary source documents, poetry from or about early modern times, and fun cultural tales from around the world. This new writing series, Write from History, is an elementary grade writing curriculum that combines writing, history, and handwriting practice all in one workbook. A writing curriculum that works and saves teachers time by streamlining the educational process. This curriculum comes in an open and go format to ensure ease of use for both the student and the teacher. Available for ancient history, medieval history, early modern, and modern history.