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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Greek and Latin Morphemes – Expand a Child’s Vocabulary for Life

Two programs from Ready to Teach designed to improve SAT & ACT scores and communication skills Ready To Teach 500 Elmington Avenue, # 312 Nashville, TN  37205 615-838-2077 Alene.Harris@readytoteach.com http://readytoteach.com/ by Michael Leppert Modern teachers have a wealth of educational resources at their fingertips to ensure that their students receive the very best education possible. Two skills essential for a successful and...

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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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