The thorough study of selections from classical literature helps students develop style and grace in composition.
Back to top Practice (Writing Projects) The writing projects begin with retelling a narrative from a particular point of view, and for a particular audience.
Argumentative essay writing and analysis is the focus of Herotodus, arguing for and against the likelihood that a certain account is accurately recalled, as well as arguing for and against different issues. The weekly reading schedule suggests that the student read through many of these classic works during the course of the school year.
This book is also appropriate for two semesters of literature and writing at the high school level.
We strongly recommend that the majority of our teachers and students should use the consumable Student Guides that accompany this book.
The material in is challenging, and most students and teachers will need the strong organizational foundation that the Student Guide provides: weekly schedules with check lists and coordination of lessons, grammar work, writing projects, and reading for each unit.B: It's easy to refute that by looking at some facts about marijuana use.C: I agree with your concern about keeping our kids safe and preventing them from abusing drugs.Chapter 5 of Herotodus covers material logic, and beginning formal logic.We recommend going through a beginning logic course such as Memoria Press' , our 11th and 12th grade text.Imagine that two people are arguing over legalization of marijuana.A debate might go: My own sense is that the terms often overlap and that the differences are often fairly subtle.Back to top Analysis and Imitation Words, sentences, and paragraphs are read and discussed; the author’s use of rhetoric, particularly logic, is analyzed.Students continue to write summaries and précis, a short (one to two sentences) summary of the essay.My own sense is that the terms often overlap and that the differences are often fairly subtle.One difference is that "refutation" signals an agonistic form of argument where "counterargument" can signal more cooperative forms of argument.