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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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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Channie’s Handwriting Workbooks Are Awesome!
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Channie’s Handwriting Workbooks Are Awesome!

www.channies.com 877-231-3723 “This is the first tool that I have utilized that has had significant and consistent impact on my students’ handwriting. Not only have students developed the skills necessary to form their letters appropriately, but when they are ready to t read more

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Flip Flop Learning — Spanish Face To Face
Aug26

Flip Flop Learning — Spanish Face To Face

http://www.flipfloplearning.com/ Suzanne Gose, creator of Flip Flop Learning Spanish believes in a a vital and unique approach to language learning: That a student has to learn it as s/he uses it – face to face, not face to screen or face to book, but actually interacti read more

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Zip Strips – Engaging, Fun & Effective for Reading and Math Work

http://www.wendysbookworks.com/ wendy@wendysbookworks.com (714) 955-2104 By Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. As a first grade teacher and Reading Specialist, I am always on the lookout for resources that will not only advance my students learning, but are engaging, easy to use, and fun. Zip-Strips do all the above and much more. I had the opportunity to review the Phonics Pocket Sliders with Vocabulary and Spelling Zip Strips, grades 1 through...

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