Although we live in an age of “txt-speak” and emoticons, your child still needs to be able to coherently and meaningfully write his or her thoughts in a God-honoring way!
English III: Writing Skills from Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum is part of a continuous high school English curricula designed to prepare students for post-high school studies and careers which require strong reading and writing skills. This third of a four-level series builds strong writing skills needed for college and careers. Paradigm high school English is available in a seamless program that begins with English I and continues through English IV. Every grade level (I through IV) focuses on interpretation and development of writing styles.
English III: Writing Skills builds on skills learned in English II: Composition Skills (ENG II, tenth grade) by continuing to hone writing skills.
Students read, write, and evaluate different genres carefully assigned to expose students to noble ideals and writing techniques.
Students craft strong sentences and paragraphs, becoming effective wordsmiths skilled in producing:
- Research papers
Students gain experience writing pieces that inform, entertain, persuade and challenge, learning:
- Cause and effect
Paradigm English courses use the vignette approach to inspire students towards noble character and life purpose. During the learning process, students enhance vocabulary, build moral character, and gain insight on how to make wise life choices.
CHAPTER 5 ACTIVITIES
- Developing a research paper, research paper requirements
- Choosing a topic
- Free writing
- Writing approaches
- Chronological (historical)
- Compare and contrast
- Problem solution
- Fact finding and planning
- Stating the thesis
- Topical research
- Library resources
- General collections
- Reference books
- Card catalog
- Periodicals & indexes
- Cards—source, note
- How to scout for information—in books, in periodicals, on the Internet, plagiarism
- Outlining—note cards, writing, format
- The first draft, revision
- Documentation—footnotes and bibliography, short forms and footnotes, shaping the bibliography
- Final draft—cover page, proofreading, checklist
- Standardized test preparation
- Vocabulary test questions
- Prefixes and suffixes
- Analogy questions
- Sentence completion
- Reading comprehension
- Error recognition
- Sentence correction
- Sentence rephrasing
- The 20-Minute Essay
Teach your child to live and write in an effective, God-honoring way with English III: Writing Skills from Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum! Order from Curriculum Express today!