Parents and Education
Writing With Ease Level 4
Writing With Ease Level 4
Paperback      ISBN: 1933339314
A student-friendly supplement to Writing with Ease.
Writing With Skill, Level 2
Writing With Skill, Level 2
Paperback      ISBN: 1933339616
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
Writing With Skill, Level One
Writing With Skill, Level One
Paperback      ISBN: 1933339535
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
Writing With Skill, Level One Instructor Text
Writing With Skill, Level One Instructor Text
Paperback      ISBN: 1933339527
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

You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education
You, Your Child, and School
Navigate Your Way to the Best Education
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670016721
An essential book for parents to help their children get the education they need to live happy, productive lives from The New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Creative Schools Parents everywhere are deeply concerned about the education of their children, especially now, when education has become a minefield of politics and controversy. One of the world’s most influential educators, Robinson has had countless conversations with parents about the dilemmas they face. As a parent, what should you look for in your children’s education? How can you tell if their school is right for them and what can you do if it isn’t? In this important new book, he offers clear principles and practical advice on how to support your child through the K-12 education system, or outside it if you choose to homeschool or un-school. Dispelling many myths and tackling critical schooling options and controversies, You, Your Child, and School is a key book for parents to learn about the kind of education their children really need and what they can do to make sure they get it.