WRITING & GRAMMAR GRADE 12 HOMESCHOOL KIT (3RD EDITION)

BJU Press' Writing & Grammar Grade 12, 3rd Edition student worktext gives students many different types of opportunities to improve their writing skills. Chapters teach the writing process; writing descriptive, compare/contrast, persuasive and extemporaneous essays; understanding how parts of speech operate; reviewing agreement; identifying clauses; writing a research report; writing a college application essay; pronouns reference; punctuation; and more. Writing samples begin each chapter, providing a model for students to follow for writing exercises, while example sentences help students to identify elements of grammar. Chapter reviews are included in the back.

The wrap-around text teacher's guide includes lesson plans that identify key objectives, help you guide your student through the writing process, and suggest ways to present grammar and usage concepts. Each chapter includes a variety of teaching strategies. The included teacher toolkit CD-ROM includes pretests, teaching helps for display or practice, ESL helps, concept reinforcement worksheets, writing worksheets, writing rubrics, bulletin board sketches, and sentence diagram answers. Reduced student pages have the correct answers overlaid.

The tests include matching, map quizzes, short answer, essay, true/false and multiple choice questions. Tests are not reproducible; they include a test for each chapter.

The test answer key includes full-size reproductions of each test with the correct answer overlaid in italic text. Selected page numbers are referenced. 

This 12th grade kit includes:

  • Student Worktext, 472 pages, indexed, softcover. 12th Grade. 
  • Teacher's Edition, 472 pages, spiral-bound, soft frontcover, hard backcover. 
  • Test Booklet, non-reproducible; glue binding for easy removal. 
  • Test key, Pages are loose-leaf and three-hole-punched for easy keeping in a three-ring-binder.

This resource is also known as the Bob Jones Writing and Grammar Grade 12 Kit, 3rd Edition.

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Writing & Grammar Grade 12 Homeschool Kit (3rd Edition)


Creating Fiction

In this short book there are exercises that the author used for years with his students in high school and college and the examples of student writing in the appendix are from students the author had in his English classes. There are 18 exercises starting with "Establishing Location for your Narrative Voice" and ending with the creation of a short story. Scope & Sequence: A very sophisticated approach to short fiction for high school and above. It is designed to prepare writers to send their work to publishers. It should be used only by those really interested in learning to write. It instructs in 17 aspects of creative writing and has very fine student work as examples of what the exercises might produce.

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EVALUATING WRITING

Evaluating Writing is a teacher's guide to evaluating Writing Strands assignments. The manual address some conditions that make hard the teaching of writing: fear and insecurity, motivation, concentration, thinking through ideas, talking about mechanical problems, following directions, not wanting to rewrite, "I don't want to write," proofreading. Also includes common writing problems and how to correct them, using Writing Strands skills in other subjects, appendix, rules for drafting, spelling rules, scope and sequence for Writing Strands and index. Softcover, 96 pages.

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Write Source Grade 12 Homeschool Package

Write Source is a student-friendly, complete language arts curriculum that integrates grammar, usage, and mechanics within an authentic writing context. With writing at the core of the program, students will learn the six traits of effective writing (ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions) and the steps of the writing process (prewriting, writing, revising, editing, publishing) while writing on cross-curricular topics. 

Grade 12 lessons introduce instruction on paragraph formation, college entrance essays, response prompts, cinquains, sonnets, play maps, anecdotes, revising compelling reasons, organizing ending reflects on experience, idioms, proper nouns, article summaries, and more. 

The Student Text is written directly to the student, and follows the same format in each grade. Students are first introduced to the writing form through models and exercises; they then analyze the model and use the writing process to write a story or essay, using rubrics comprised of the six traits to revise and edit. To complete units, students write pieces across core subjects of science, social students, math and the arts. Along with descriptive, narrative, expository, persuasive, creative, and research writing, students will also learn basic grammar and editing skills that will help them successfully master the writing process. The back of the book contains two reference sections: a guide to basic grammar and writing and a proofreader's guide that covers mechanics, spelling, punctuation, and more. 782 indexed pages, hardcover. 

The wraparound Teacher's Edition includes reduced-size student pages that are surrounded by helpful notes. Teaching suggestions with class questions are provided, along with activity answers, objectives, literature connections, and materials needed; grammar connections support grammar and mechanics instruction through noting page numbers in other available resources. Differentiated instruction for struggling, advanced, and English-language learners is provided. Graphic organizers, blackline masters, a suggested schedule, scope & sequence, and Common Core State Standards correlations are also included. 845 pages, spiralbound, soft frontcover, hard backcover. 

The Assessment Book provides a pretest, two progress tests, and a post-test which contain multiple choice questions as well as a writing assignment. 58 pages, softcover with answer key and scoring guide. 

This is the 2012 Edition of Write Source. 

This Write Source Grade 12 Homeschool Kit includes: 

  • Student Edition, 782 indexed pages, hardcover. 
  • Teacher's Edition, 845 pages, spiralbound, soft frontcover, hard backcover. 
  • Assessment Workbook, 58 classroom-reproducible pages, softcover with answer key and scoring guide. 

Please note that while the teacher's guide refers to the Daily Language Workouts, SkillsBook, and access to Write Source Online resource, these are not included with this homeschool kit.

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JENSEN'S FORMAT WRITING, REVISED

In this age of computers and instant-messaging shorthand, it's vital that your students develop effective writing skills! This comprehensive tool teaches the basic components of expository writing---content, style, organization, and mechanics. Through practical applications including 5-paragraph essays, book reports, business letters, resumes, and major research papers, students learn how to organize and communicate their ideas. Includes tests and answer keys. Grades 8 and up. 160 pages, softcover from Wordsmiths.

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WORDSMITH CRAFTSMAN

This book is the third and last of the Wordsmith Series. Wordsmith Apprentice (for 4th-6th grades) is designed to awaken children to the varieties, possibilities, and fun of writing. Wordsmith: A Creative Writing Course for Young People addresses youngsters at the classic age of introspection (junior high) and helps them use their own experience as material for effective self-expression. With Wordsmith Craftsman (for 10th grade and up) the student learns to branch out, using writing skills for communication, organization and reasoning. Answer key included.

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COMPREHENSIVE COMPOSITION

Praised by Cathy Duffy as "one of the most concise yet comprehensive books for teaching the writing process available to home educators." From researching a topic to shaping the final essay, Stout's flexible curriculum helps young writers, grades K to 12, develop and hone their descriptive, persuasive, narrative, and expository writing skills. Helpful teaching tips for each type of composition guide you in evaluating your student's progress. 124 pages, softcover from Design-A-Study.

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Comprehensive Composition


99 WAYS TO GET KIDS TO LOVE WRITING: AND 10 EASY TIPS FOR TEACHING THEM GRAMMAR

Practical tips and expert advice from an English teacher with more than 25 years of experience! For preschool through high school (and beyond), Leonhardt's invaluable nuggets show you how to teach your children the fundamentals of writing---and make it fun for them. Watch your kids develop into fluent, independent writers! 123 pages, softcover from Random House.

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99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing: And 10 Easy Tips for Teaching Them Grammar - eBook

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WRITING SKILLS, BOOK 3

Writing Skills 3 helps high-school students organize ideas, argue points, support their arguments, and understand the process of expository writing. This workbook provides individual exercises and suggestions for group activities on 8 forms of exposition. Writing Skills 3 helps students improve sentence sense, build critical thinking and test-taking abilities, and become fluent and confident writers.

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