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Institute For Excellence In Writing Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Second Edition--Teacher/Student Combo

Writing is always easier when you're writing about something you're interested in! Thrill your medieval-history fans or integrate your writing & history studies with this curriculum set based on medieval history.

Based upon Institute for Excellence in Writing's Teaching Writing: Structure & Style curriculum, lessons introduce and review most of the models of structure and elements found within the course. The teacher's manual provides ideas and instruction for the teacher, answers, vocabulary quizzes, and review game ideas; instructions clearly reference the student book pages. The Student Book contains lesson pages with instructions, source texts, worksheets, and checklists, as well as a vocabulary card section. Lessons are divided into Levels A (3rd-5th Grade) and B (6th-8th Grade).

This Kit Includes:

  • Student Book, 302 pages, paperback, spiral-bound
  • Teacher's Manual, 103 pages, paperback, spiral-bound
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    Customer Reviews for Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Second Edition--Teacher/Student Combo
    Review 1 for Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Second Edition--Teacher/Student Combo
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    5 out of 5
    5 out of 5

    This program WILL improve your child's writing!

    Date:July 21, 2011
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    Homeschool Mom of 6
    Location:North Carolina
    Age:25-34
    Gender:female
    I can not wait to begin this curriculum! My children and I used the Ancient History-based Writing Lessons last year at the recommendation of a veteran homeschooler. I quickly realized that the IEW system works! I saw a drastic improvement in my children's writing.
    Yes, teachers and students could definitely benefit from Pudewa's seminar set before embarqing on these lessons. However, any parent with a firm grip on grammar can easily make use of these tools independent from the the seminar. That is exactly what I did!
    Now that I am SOLD that the program really works, I am going to purchase the seminar set from IEW. I saw Mr. Pudewa in person at a homeschool conference and I am sure I won't be dissapointed with my investment! He is an very intelligent and articulate speaker.
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    Review 2 for Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Second Edition--Teacher/Student Combo
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    wish that I would have had more information

    Date:May 2, 2011
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    half pint
    Location:mississippi
    Age:35-44
    Gender:female
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    I did not realize that IEW requires you to attend a lengthy seminar or purchase an expensive synopsis in order to use their work properly. This should be made clear to all purchasers in your reviews. It also requires you to print out additional workbook pages at home.
    I returned the teacher's manual because it offered minimal help. I kept the student book and will modify it to meet my family's homeschool needs. I can see the value of this program as it makes the student think about their word usage, but the packaging needs work.
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    Review 3 for Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons, Second Edition--Teacher/Student Combo
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    Date:August 28, 2010
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    Rachel Cooperrider
    What you'd expect from IEW... good, quality materials and content. This program is a well-thought out, and logical approach to the structure of writing. The method makes the whole concept of writing well more concrete.
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