Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice important social skills, such as camaraderie,...

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Hands-On English Curriculum

http://grammarandmore.com/product/hoe.htm Hands-On English handbook (2nd ed.): Paperback. 182 pages, 8 x 10.5 inches. The cornerstone of the curriculum, giving quick access to the basics of English to people 9+ years of age, including adults. With illustrations, index, appendices. © 2004. ISBN: 0966486757, $14.95. Activity Book: 175 practice and test pages, plus 26 pages of answers and notes, in a 1-inch 3-ring binder. Correlated with...

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The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories by Michael Leppert Many families have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use their own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, they can add to his/her experiences with general information, thus providing a...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

The Introduction  By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay.  The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/  Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in the topic or theme of the essay. The Introduction states...

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Essay Writing Tips from a Pro

by Dr. Rosette Liberman, cooperhillstylebook.com Teaching writing is the hardest part of an English curriculum. These tips from an award-wining veteran teacher provide a road map to success for both teachers and students. Make revision a rule The first draft teaches students about their topic, but it’s the revised final draft that teaches them to write. It is a truism that learning occurs when people realize their mistakes and...

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Beaver Cleaver & the Battle of Hastings

. . . If you use crummy words, people will think you’re a creep! www.homeschoolmagazine.com By Jerry Bailey About a year ago I was in Florida for my son’s wedding and had the TV on while getting dressed. I happened upon one of my all time favorite shows, “Leave it to Beaver.” In this episode, Wally was helping Beaver with his English homework, and Beaver was really struggling. Finally, in exasperation Beaver whined “English is really...

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