Introduce brainstorming ideas through freewriting, story starters, listing, and mapping.
WriteShop I & II 5th ed. books are here, with refreshed content, updated student instructions, &improved checklists.
Take heart! Sitting with your kids and coaxing the writing out of them will pay off one day.
Ways to give your kids writing feedback, plus tips to help you overcome insecurity and doubt about editing and evaluating their writing lessons.
Pointers help children track words better, strengthening reading and writing skills.
How do you pick a homeschool writing curriculum for 5th and 6th grade? Check out WriteShop Junior Book F!
Digital tools like speech-to-text apps make writing fun and help struggling writers adapt.
If your child is a perfectionist, try these homeschool writing tips to make writing lessons lighthearted!
Once you discover how to teach homeschool writing in measurable, objective ways, your confidence will soar.
Teach the 5-paragraph essay in your homeschool by familiarizing teens with a formula for successful essay writing.
Before asking your child to write, model the steps of the brainstorming process first.
Use writing prompts as a standalone tool or alongside your homeschool writing program.
Each of the Six Traits of Effective Writing is followed by specific elements WriteShop I and II look for in a composition.
Model writing through conversation to help children grow in their effective use of language.
This “recipe” will help your kids prepare, season, garnish, and sweeten their writing.