Imitation in Writing

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Matt Whitling

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This is Matt Whitling's writing curriculum, developed and used for years at Logos School, the pioneering classical Christian school in Moscow, Idaho.

Imitation is how most of us learn anything—from learning a new language to mastering a skill. Why do we neglect his powerful tool when it comes to learning to write?

Look Inside the Curriculum

Imitation in Writing is a curriculum that teaches students to write by giving students simple stories to retell in their own words. Students are given step-by-step instructions on how to outline, retell, and edit their retellings of classic fables, myths, and legends.

Designed by veteran Logos School teacher and superintendent Matt Whitling, this curriculum is perfect for both classrooms and for homeschoolers. Whether your student is eager to write or struggles with it, Imitation in Writing allows students to get plenty of practice writing.

This new edition has been specially adapted with several new features:

  • Weekly schedules for both classrooms and homeschoolers
  • Detailed instructions for every step in the writing process
  • Carefully edited classic stories for your students to imitate
  • Sidebars with historical notes or the moral of the story
  • Optional activities that allow students to be retell their stories with a creative twist

Full package includes

This book features twenty classic fairy tales, from more familiar ones like Rapunzel to the story of King Grizzle-Beard. These tales will teach your students about many classic but overlooked fairy tales as well as hold their interest.

Stories include well-known fables like The Tortoise and the Hare and other less well-known ones like The Gnat and the Lion which will teach your students more classical legends as well as hold their interest.

This book features twenty-three Medieval Fables. Some of them you may know, such as the stories of Beowulf, Arthur, and St. George, and others will show you medieval myths and legends that you never heard of, such as the stories of Roland and Siegfried.

This book features twenty-seven Greek Myths. Some of them are familiar, such as Midas and the Golden Touch or the story of Prosperpina and Hades, and some will be unfamiliar and strange, but they will all help familiarize your students with much of classical mythology.

This book features twenty-five stories about famous Greek heroes like Hercules, Theseus, and Perseus. Some of them your students will be familiar with, and some of them will be new and surprising. These stories will help familiarize your students with much of classical mythology.

 This package includes the updated 2020 editions. 

 

Aesop's Fables:

AUTHOR: Matt Whitling

PAGE COUNT: 184 pages

SIZE: 8.5x11"

ISBN 10: 1930443102

ISBN 13: 9781930443105

EDITION: Third

RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2022

 

Fairy Tales:

AUTHOR: Matt Whitling

PAGE COUNT: 174 pages

SIZE: 8.5x11"

ISBN 10: 1930443110

ISBN 13: 9781930443112

EDITION: Third

RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2022

 

Medieval Legends:

AUTHOR: MATT WHITLING

PAGE COUNT: 200 pages

SIZE: 8.5x11"

ISBN 10: 1930443684

ISBN 13: 9781930443686

EDITION: Third

RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2022

 

Greek Myths:

AUTHOR: Matt Whitling

PAGE COUNT: 220 pages

SIZE: 8.5x11"

ISBN 10: 1930443129

ISBN 13: 9781930443129

EDITION: Third

RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2022

 

Greek Heroes:

AUTHOR: Matt Whitling

PAGE COUNT: 178 pages

SIZE: 8.5x11"

ISBN 10: 193044320X

ISBN 13: 9781930443204

EDITION: Third

RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2022

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