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Simple Things Literature and Composition


Here are six pieces of writing about Simple Things, and six different writing assignments to go with them! Topics include: a simple object (a poem describing memories linked with an old bucket), a simple sound (an ‘essay’ about the annoying tone of a loud whistle), a simple hero (a young man defends his simple work against a bully’s ridicule), a simple skill (the author clearly describes his own unique talent: being a good listener), the simple truth (a renowned French short story about a piece of string reveals the damage done by a simple lie) and simple ideas (a scholar shares his dreamy thoughts about simple subjects). Writing assignments vary – from writing a description of an object, to rewriting part of an old novel, to composing a short story, to describing a simple but important skill of your own. An image of a simple nature scene is included to be used as a decoration on the student's notebook.

Literature & Composition collections are suitable for students who are ready to read different types of literature in small quantities. For example, instead of an entire novel or scholarly work, a small sample of each (which can stand on its own) will be presented. This way, the intermediate student has an opportunity to stretch their reading abilities without being discouraged. Each book contains six different writing samples which share a common theme. The writing assignments vary in length and are intended to inspire the student to try writing in different forms and styles.



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File Last Updated:
June 20, 2017
This title was added to our catalog on October 14, 2016.