This third volume of the groundbreaking writing series prepares students for advanced work in rhetoric and composition. Straightforward, detailed instructions lead students through brainstorming, researching, and constructing original compositions. Building on the first two levels of Writing With Skill, Level 3 reinforces skills in original composition and introduces new skills in researching, organizing, and writing expository essays. Models from great writers provide inspiration; assignments in history, science, biography and literature expand the student’s horizons. This third level is marked by a focus on writing about cause and effect, as well as more advanced instruction in literary criticism, science writing, descriptions, and paragraph construction. Time-tested classical techniques--the imitation and analysis of great writers--combine with original essay assignments. Along with the accompanying Instructor Guide, this Level Three Student Workbook provides a complete year of advanced middle-grade writing instruction.
The third volume of the groundbreaking writing series that prepares students for high-level work in rhetoric and composition. Full support for parents and teachers, including rubrics, model compositions, teaching tips, and suggested dialogue. Building on the first two levels of Writing With Skill, Level 3 reinforces skills in original composition and introduces new skills in researching, organizing, and writing expository essays. This third level is marked by a focus on writing about cause and effect, as well as more advanced instruction in literary criticism, science writing, descriptions, and paragraph construction. Time-tested classical techniques--the imitation and analysis of great writers--combine with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature. Along with the Student Workbook, this Level Three Instructor Text provides a complete year of advanced middle-grade writing instruction.
Grammar and Beyond is a four-level North American grammar course informed by a collection of over one billion words of authentic language, ensuring that students learn grammar the way it is used in real spoken and written English. The Class Audio CD includes all of the audio for the exercises in the Student's Book. CEF: B1-B2.
Based on extensive research, Grammar and Beyond ensures that students study accurate information about grammar and apply it in their own speech and writing. Student's Book, Level 3 is the main component of Grammar and Beyond. In each unit, students study the grammar in a realistic text and through charts and notes informed by a billion-word corpus of authentic language. The exercises provide practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, making this a complete course. Students learn to avoid common mistakes, based on an extensive corpus of learner language. Each unit concludes with a Grammar for Writing section, in which students apply the grammar in an extended writing task.
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.
Promoting oral and written language development The Practical Guide to Better English helps you teach the basics of vocabulary and grammar, usage, and mechanics skills, and helps your students develop competence in standard modes of oral and written language. Each of the four levels offers 98 lessons, and instruction is developmental with spiral learning in and across all four levels. Complements your literature program The Practical Guide to Better English lessons teach skills students need to succeed in writing papers about literature. It also requires less class time than handbook programs-100 lesson pages vs. 500 lesson pages-leaving you more time for literature study and composition. Plus, Word Whiz and other puzzler activities help build reading vocabulary. Easy to assess progress The Practical Guide to Better English is efficient and manageable. All students' work except longer writing assignments stays inside their book. A comprehensive review follows each unit, and a final unit review in each level covers the entire year. Diagnostic and achievement tests allow you to measure progress on the skills learned. Reading Level: 4-7 Interest Level: 9-12
The revised and updated fourth edition of this classic book contains many new features and new readings. The author has selected seven new high interest pieces and retained five favorites from the third edition. The readings represent a wide variety of genres, with at least one academic reading per unit. A Writer's Workbook takes advanced level writing students systematically from reading to writing. Along the way, students read a high interest text; study the structure of academic essays; grapple with troublesome areas of grammar and writing mechanics; read and analyse student model essays; and write, revise and edit.