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Essentials in Writing 5 Online & Books 2Ed


  • one 12 month access to ONLINE lesson-by-lesson video subscription **
  • one teacher handbook, which we ship to you
  • one workbook, which we ship to you.
  • access to digital workbook and digital teacher handbook
  • free online renewals.  Contact The Learning House to activate.

** After your purchase, a separate email will be sent with login information.  Subscription begins at time of purchase. 

Essentials in Writing is a comprehensive program that covers writing and grammar as it directly applies to good writing.  Lessons are taught by Matthew Stephens, the author, and are short and to the point.  Students then apply the lessons through the work in their workbook. 

It is recommended students start this program after they have a good understanding of spelling phonetically. All About Spelling is highly recommended.

Level Five will teach:

  • Review sentences types and sentence structure (compound sentences) and address sentence errors (fragment and run on)
  • Capitalization rules: beginning of sentences, names, city/state, holidays/countries
  • Punctuation rules:  period, question mark, & exclamation point, and comma usage
  • Grammar:  subject/predicate (both complete and simple, and compound subjects/predicates), nouns, proper nouns, action verbs, adjectives, pronouns, linking verbs, possessive nouns, subject/verb agreement, adverbs, propositional phrases
  • Spelling rules for plural nouns
  • Alphabetization
  • Parts of a personal letter & Writing a personal letter
  • Parts of a paragraph & Writing a paragraph
  • Other forms of written communication:  lists/thank you note/invitation/diary entries
  • How to choose an appropriate writing form.
  • The writing process (prewrite, draft, revise, edit/publish)
  • Use the writing process to compose narrative, descriptive, and expository writing in formal paragraphs and informal writing
  • Effective writing skills: strong details, transitions, beginning/middle/end concept, logical sequence of events, variety of sentence structure, and use of basic figurative language
  • Revision:  word choice (use of a thesaurus), using strong details, a variety of sentence structure in writing, & figurative language when appropriate
  • Poetry (text features/end rhyme, free verse and composition)

For those who like to be able to do offline learning, Essentials in Writing is offering DVDs that can be purchased separately here. They include all online videos. This is an add-on for the EIW Level 5 online course.

AuthorMatthew Stephens
Product CodeWR314
PublisherEssentials in Writing
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