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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Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice important social skills, such as camaraderie,...

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What if I’m Not a Grammarian or a Particularly Good Writer?

By Rosette Liberman, co-author of The Cooperhill Style Book, http://cooperhillstylebook.com/ All parents ask themselves this question when they try to help their high schoolers revise their writing. After all, for most of us it’s been a long time since high school English. We ask ourselves should this be: who or whom? lie or lay? me or I? like or as? bring or take? different than or different from? On a more advanced level, we want to...

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25 ART WEB SITES
Mar20

25 ART WEB SITES

SCHOOLS www.artinstructionschools.edu – Founded in 1914 and known as the “premier art study home school in the country,” Art Instruction Schools’ qualified instructors work with students at their own pace, and all supplies and textbooks are sent as needed, from one lesson to the next. Students ages 14 and over may apply; scholarship applications are available. www.famous-artists-school.com – Famous Artists School, founded more than 50...

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English From The Roots Up
Feb26

English From The Roots Up

Help For Reading, Writing, Spelling and S.A.T. Scores Available from Literacy Unlimited Publications P.O. Box 278, Medina, WA.  98039-0278 www.literacyunlimited.com $29.95 per volume/$18.00 flash cards/Wholesale prices are available Review by Linda K. Foster I can’t count the number of times in my life that I’ve said, “it’s Greek to me” meaning, of course, that I didn’t understand something.  After reading English From The Roots Up,...

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The Drama Game
Oct22

The Drama Game

The Drama Game File, developed over a period of ten years by national consultant, teacher trainer, and actor/performer Jonas Basom, is an incredible, comprehensive theatre arts curriculum on CD-ROM that is used by teachers, schools, and universities nationwide, to teach theatre and use creative drama across the curriculum to bring content in other subjects to life. Rives Collins, chair of Northwestern University, calls it “The new...

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