Please use coupon code CA7UU6B3 to get Field Test Edition* Pricing!Language Arts for Intermediate Students is a comprehensive classical grammar and composition course for upper elementary to junior high students (6th to 8th grade). It could also serve as an introductory composition course in high school. Composition lessons are based on the narrative exercise of the ancient progymnasmata. Bards a Poets contains sixteen lessons, each designed around a timeless literary or poetry selection. Every lesson includes: * Poetry a Prose-literary analysis: reading and comprehending the basic elements of a story or poem, including characters, setting, plot, chronology, and rhetorical situation * Language Logic-grammar and word usage: grammar lessons coordinated with Harvey's Elementary Grammar, vocabulary study, parsing the parts of speech, sentence diagramming, and dictation * Eloquent Expression-style development: building copia (abundant and ready supply) of words and construction, paraphrasing, figures of speech, figures of description, poetry rhyme a meter * Classical Composition-imitation of a worthy literary model: outlining and retelling a narrative, summarizing, working with chronology, and employing the writing sequence (plan, write, revise) * Commonplace Book-a time-honored practice for writers of all ages: collecting and copying worthy literary selectionsThe timing of the lessons is flexible to suit a variety of student and classroom needs. The sixteen lessons vary in length: poetry lessons are divided into five sessions and narrative lessons into ten to fifteen. Bards a Poets could be completed in as little as twenty-eight weeks or it could be stretched to twice that or more, depending on the needs of the student, classroom, or co-op. An answer key for this edition is available at the CottagePress.net Bookstore.Cottage Press is dedicated to the classical liberal arts, which set a proper course for a lifetime pursuit of wisdom by teaching the student to think, to love learning, and to passionately desire truth, beauty, and goodness. Toward that end, our Language Arts books are dedicated to developing qready scribesq (Psalm 45:1) - scholars who are able to pen pleasing and winsome themes, flowing from hearts of virtue.Visit CottagePress.net for more details.*What is a field test edition? It's a version that has been used and tested in the classroom for several years, but still needs final formatting and editing. Expect that there will be typos and errors. There may also be style or content changes in the final edition. The field test edition is discounted 35% using the Bards a Poets Field Test Edition coupon code provided above. If you purchase a field test edition and wish to buy the final edition later, just send in the cover and the first page of the field test edition to receive a 35% discount on the final edition.An answer key for this edition is available at the CottagePress.net Bookstore.Cottage Press is dedicated to the classical liberal arts, which set a proper course for a lifetime pursuit of wisdom by teaching the student to think, to love ...
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