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Do You Waste Your Time & Your Kids' Time
By Not Integrating Your Writing Lessons
With Another Subject?

Waste Time NO MORE!
Life Science-Based Writing Lessons
Is Your Solution to Writing!

February 25, 2014

Dear Fellow Writing Teacher, Homeschool Mom or Parent,

Spend your time with your kids...instead of planning writing lessons. How?

Danielle Olander & Peter Swett developed 30 writing lessons for moms and teachers who want to move through all nine IEW units while studying or teaching life science. Danielle & Peter are a father-daughter team where each has their own specialty. Danielle in writing & Peter in science. As a team they discovered that "writing about something helps you to learn it."

They also have 3 goals in writing this terrific manual:

1. To help you use the IEW materials to teach communication to your students.

2. To encourage students who are "science brains" in their writing skills.

Scientists have to write, too! Perhaps it will be easier to learn to write if students are writing about a topic of interest and expertise. For those who are not science brains, it will help them learn the material if they write about it.

***This was one of the strategies I used to teach my son how to write. He loves Science, so I used his "passion" to teach him some skills. We often used IEW techniques in his lab reports.

3. To share a love of the wonder of God's creation.

We do not make any attempt to hide that we believe in a Creator God who fashioned a marvelous world out of nothing. We sought interesting stories and evidence of design and purpose in nature.

All the lessons assume the teacher and/or student has access to the Teaching Writing: Structure and Style instructional seminar, live or on DVD or video. In addition, some lessons will introduce a different method of organizing a paragraph and will provide modeling and practice in writing that style of paragraph. Finally, each lesson will introduce, reinforce or practice the use of stylistic techniques that will enhance the writing style of the student.

One of the coolest things about Danielle & Peter's writing lessons is it goes they cover a wide variety of life science topics, such as botany, bacteria and zoology.

Most lessons follow this format:

  • Objective for the Lesson
  • Modeling an IEW technique
  • Explanation of the Paragraph Type being taught
  • Stylistic Techniques being taught in this lesson
  • Assignment for this lesson
  • Checklist
  • Source Texts to be used for the assignment

As you can see it is very straight-forward and very easy-to-use! I wish they had these lessons when I was teaching my children life science.

So you're wondering what topics are covered in Life Science Writing Lessons? Glad you asked because here's a list of topics...

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  • Introduction

  • Our Wonderful World

  • What Are the Life Sciences?

  • Classification

  • Cell Structure

  • The Language of DNA

  • Robert Hooke Discovers Cells

  • Bacteria

  • Fungus

  • Botany

  • Transition Sentences

  • Cell Division

  • Zoology

  • Invertebrates

  • Library Research Workshop

  • Vertebrates

  • Advanced Stylistic Techniques

  • Answering Questions in Essay

  • Experiment Write-Up

  • Writing A Scientific Essay

  • Formal Essay

  • Internet Research Workshop

  • MLA Documentation

  • Proofreading Hints

  • Style, Logic, and Transitions

  • Presentation Skills

  • Formatting Your Paper

  • Science In Literature

  • Document the Documentary

Life Science is written for a student but we highly encourage the teacher to read over the lesson with them.

Quit Making It Hard by Planning 2 different subjects....
Integrate Science & Writing NOW!  It's that EASY!

SAVE TIME and SPEND MORE TIME with your FAMILY by using these writing lessons that work!

For Newbies & experienced teachers.

After completing only Units I and II we already see such value in our IEW lessons!

While watching the TWSS and then the SWI presentations, my daughter commented, "Hey, I think this will help me in my other subjects."

Today while working on her science, trying to explain to her how to do her Apologia Lab Notes, she commented - "Why don't I just write a Key Word Outline from this Sample Lab Note from Apologia and then write my own Summary afterwards." I was absolutely thrilled. She did so, including coming up with some very interesting symbols, dressing up her Summary with new synonyms, etc.

I praise God for these lessons, the instructor, and all the others who work at IEW (especially Jill who was such a big help getting us started). Never in all of our 8 years of homeschooling has writing become so much fun!

~Rhonda L.~
Homeschool Parent

BONUS MATERIALS... when you grab your copy of Life Science-Based Writing Lessons

1.  Tips for Teaching - 13 tips for teaching your students, as well as a classroom.

2.  Indispensable Rules of Writing

3.  Student Resource Notebook eBook (digital download for each of your kids)
  Structure Models
  Strong Verb Charts
  -ly Words (Adverbs)
  Quality Adjective Charts
  Five Senses & Emotions
  Transition Words & Phrases
  Grammar Rules - Punctuation, Confused Words, Clauses, Phrases, etc
  Charts & Checklists
  Answers to Exercises

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If you don't like the product or it doesn't fit your child, we will give you a full refund, no questions asked!

Your success in using this powerful approach to teaching writing is completely guaranteed!


This is the PERFECT ADDITION for homeschoolers or classroom teachers so reserve your copy today for just $29.

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by: Danielle Olander & Peter Swett
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