Designed to teach structure and style in writing as based on Institute for Excellence in Writing's Structure and Style
course, these Ancient History based-lessons will encourage plenty of quality adjectives and verb usage. Examples are set in ancient history (Sumner, Egypt, Israel, Babylon, Greece & Rome); "history note" sections are intended to provide insight into the civilizations students will be writing about, however this book is not intended for use as a curriculum replacement, but rather as a tool for broadening subject knowledge while teaching writing. Keyword Outlines, Rough Draft checklists, practice sentences and other strengthening exercises are included alongside opportunities for "polished" writing. The Appendix includes a stylistic techniques chart, lists of quality adjectives, strong verbs, -ly words, five-senses words, proofreading marks, and vocabulary words. 158 pages, spiralbound softcover.
This course assumes the teacher is familiar with Teaching Writing: Structure and Style, which is necessary to teach this program well.