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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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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Analytical Grammar: Complete English Courses for Success

www.analyticalgrammar.com  (919)783-0795 3810-201 Lunceston Way Raleigh, NC 27613 By Michael Leppert Jr. Analytical Grammar, 11 “weekly” lessons Gr 4-5  Jr. AG Mechanics supplemental book Beyond the Book Report & Essay and Research Paper – a middle-school-age writing course Analytical Grammar – 2-year or 3-year course, books & DVD lessons and reinforcement & review materials, Gr 6-12 _______________________ Analytical...

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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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American Academy English Uses the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) Curriculum

American Academy offers an excellent Christian online education for homeschoolers. Here is a partial Scope & Sequence of the English curriculum: English 1 (Grade 1) (PACEs 1001-1012) The student: • Reviews consonant and vowel sounds. • Is introduced to reading and writing of word families and sentences. • Studies blends, diphthongs, ending sounds, and suffixes. • Develops reading comprehension skills. • Copies sentences using...

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Homeschool Students Outperform School Counterparts on the SAT — Again

by Joseph Grayhaim Once again, homeschoolers in America have scored decisively better — by 126 points — on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) than their age-peers in institutional public and private schools. A recent study included the results of 13,549 homeschool seniors who took the SAT in 2014 and compared their results with approximately 1.7 million high school seniors and juniors in the United States who also took...

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