Journal-style reports let kids write first-person diary entries as if they were a historical figure—or even an animal!
The 5 Ws help children organize their thoughts before writing a paragraph on the meaning of Christmas.
Each of the Six Traits of Effective Writing is followed by specific elements WriteShop I and II look for in a composition.
Young children love humor! This brainstorming activity helps primary kids plan a funny story.
This “recipe” will help your kids prepare, season, garnish, and sweeten their writing.
A strong thesis statement is an argument that will define, guide, and set the tone for an essay.
These tips for writing concisely will help teens express as much as possible without using unnecessary words or details.
Have some creative fun with essay prompts featuring extraordinary mothers from across time and imagination.
When spring fever strikes, head outdoors to try descriptive writing and spring journal prompts.
Follow a reluctant boy writer’s journey from 6th-grade story soup to academic master’s thesis.
Opportunities for kids to share their stories, poems, and essays with someone other than Mom!
Using an array of sentence variations helps students enhance their writing with fresh style and vigor.
Teaching kids to write a Thanksgiving acrostic poem helps them focus on reasons to be thankful.
Teens can look for context, structure, and organization when self-editing stories, essays, and reports.
Encourage a dramatic child to dress up as their main character before writing!