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Writing without Fear: Producing Good Writers, K-12

Susan Wise Bauer
Susan Wise Bauer

A Plan for Teaching Writing: Grades K-12, Audio Workshop will give you an overall plan for producing good writers at home. This workshop explains how to guide your student through a simple progression (copying, dictation, narration, summarizing, outlining, short critical essays, long critical essays, research paper) that will develop both writing and thinking skills in a systematic, stepwise manner. Particular focus on the elementary years and remedial work; includes suggestions on how to use these writing and thinking skills in every area of the curriculum.

Recommended for those teaching all K-6 students, as well as for those teaching older students who are reluctant writers

This Audio Workshop has accompanying slides: Writing Overview Expanded

Copyright 2010 by the author.  Please do not reproduce.  Some of this material is adapted from The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home.

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Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer is an educator, writer, and historian. She is the co-author of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (now in its fourth edition), and the author of (among others) The Well- Educated Mind, The Story of Western Science, the Story of the World series, the History of the World series, the elementary series Writing With Ease, and the pre-rhetoric series Writing With Skill. Susan was home educated through high school and has taught all four of her children at home. She has a B.A. and M.A. in English language and literature, an M.Div., and a Ph.D. in the history of American religion from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where she taught writing and literature for over fifteen years.

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