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Poetics and Rhetorical Devices 2019 Edition By William Walter
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Intended for middle and high schools following the classical education method, Poetics and Rhetorical Devices examines the "machinery" behind poetry and formal speeches.
Gentleman Wombley's Grammar Notes Book 1 By William Walter
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A very systematic approach to grammar, this book covers topics often taught in foundational courses in grammar, such as identifying the parts of speech, parsing and diagramming, but also goes over... More > less familiar territory, such as verbals, clauses and identifying simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentence structure. In his autobiography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Winston Churchill mentioned that it was his English teacher that gave him a keen sense of the structure of the English language by making him parse a sentence through diagramming. This curriculum has the same purpose in mind.< Less
B is for Bear Volume 1 (Textbook) By William Walter
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This reader (first of two volumes) builds on the "A is for Apple" textbook by providing short reading passages with oral questions and multiple choice comprehension exercises, grammar,... More > punctuation and phonics review. It is a very unusual textbook for children in that it also provides an introduction to poetics and literary terms.< Less
B is for Bear Volume 2 By William Walter
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If there is one general weakness in today’s educational method, it is the lack of continuity and drilling in foundational skills. Many students have a good beginning, but it is continual... More > practice that makes perfect. “B is for Bears” is a course intended to drill pupils in those skills that are often neglected in mainstream schools. The class bolsters phonics and reading skills and teaches poetry and poetics—a subject rarely taught in elementary schools. The reading selections expose students to a wealth of good history, poetry and literature intended for their level. “B is for Bears” is an excellent course to prepare students for the more rigorous reading and writing assignments of later grades. This curriculum is suggested for second graders.< Less

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