Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Three

By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com The Body This copyrighted article is the third of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay. Parts One and Two are available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/ How many paragraphs should an essay contain? There is no absolute answer to this question. It arises because of an arbitrary model called “the 5-paragraph essay.” People who talk about essays that...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

  The Introduction   By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com   This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay.  The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/  Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in the topic or theme of the essay. The...

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Royal Fireworks Curricula – Beginning With Your Child

By Thomas Milton Kemnitz, Royal Fireworks Publishing www.rfwp.com At Royal Fireworks we are creating a new class of curricula because we think that traditional curricula are unsatisfactory. Our curricula are different because they begin at a different point, view education differently, and are focused on life goals rather than short-term educational objectives. First and foremost, our curricula begin at a different starting point. The...

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Information Is Not Knowledge

By Mary Leppert and Michael Leppert www.homeschoolalmanac.com  Most of us would agree, “Knowledge is power.” However, over the past 40 years the words “knowledge” and “education” (meaning “school”) have been confusedly melded. This is how we have arrived at the deplorable condition of having illiterate high school graduates (all well “schooled”) and major universities...

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Carpenter Literacy a Reading Curriculum Whole Word Plus Phonetic Instruction
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Carpenter Literacy a Reading Curriculum Whole Word Plus Phonetic Instruction

By Gail Carpenter http://www.carpenterliteracy.com/ Help! My child can’t read and I don’t know what to do. How many times have we heard this, blanketed with tears and hopelessness from parents and teachers? The kids are defeated, hate reading and just know t read more

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part One

Finding the Theme of a Story by Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com This copyrighted article is the first of a series of 6 articles that teach students to write an effective essay. ====================== Writing a winning essay is not as hard as you think. The key is having an excellent system at your fingertips!* — not just any system, but one developed and tested in actual classrooms in high school, college, and...

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