Learn about ancient history and writing simultaneously with this thematic writing book from the Institute for Excellence in Writing
. Lessons are written directly to the student, and are based upon the principles found in Teaching Writing: Structure and Style
, with which the teacher is expected to be familiar. Students move progressively through reading and outlining the source text, brainstorming, rough drafts, final draft and illustration as they strive for quality of writing. Lessons touch on Ziggurats, Gilgamesh, Pyramids, Mummies, The Trojan Horse, Olympics, Ancient Rome, Persecution of Christians, and more. The appendix contains necessary style charts and "banned word" lists. 111 pages, softcover, spiral-bound. Grades 5-7.