Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Do you have a creative writing center in your home? Don't let the name fool you: these centers are both flexible and portable---whether you have a dedicated school room or you homeschool all over the house! A homeschool creative writing center lets kids practice...

Choosing correct ending punctuation

If your child struggles to choose the correct punctuation at the end of a sentence, do this fun exercise together to help him learn what each punctuation mark sounds like when spoken aloud.   1.  Write the following words, phrases, and sentences on index cards or...

Teaching writing conventions

Teaching writing conventions

Teach kids writing conventions, such as grammar and spelling, to help their writing become more readable.

Adjectives in a series: Commas or no commas?

Sometimes we get grammar questions in the WriteShop mailbag. Q: How is it determined when commas are needed or not needed between adjectives in a series? In WriteShop's Copying and Dictation Exercises, Lesson 5, there's a phrase I'm confused about. “Bright, fresh...



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