Inspiring Successful Writers
Even though WriteShop was created for parents who struggle to teach writing, sometimes we just need extra help. If this describes you, this complete WriteShop I Video Course Bundle may be the answer to inspiring success at home. The online Video Course from PlayWith.Education* teaches all WriteShop I lessons and walks students step-by-step through each activity. You'll find everything you need in this convenient value pack.
This WriteShop I Video Course Bundle includes PRINT books:
- UPDATED WriteShop I Video Companion Course Internet connection required. Not available on DVD.
- WriteShop I student workbook
- Teacher’s Manual for WriteShop I & II
- Poster (5 Steps of the Writing Process, 8.5" x 11")
A good thesaurus is essential for WriteShop students. The Synonym Finder [affiliate link] is our favorite thesaurus, and we highly recommend it for use with this WriteShop Video Course Bundle.
How to Access the Video Lessons
*** Course is not available on DVD***
Within a few days of purchasing your Video Course Bundle, you will receive email instructions for logging in to the online Student Portal. As long as you have an Internet connection, your teen will be able to access the course at any time.
To see a lesson, click the Sample Video tab above.
WriteShop® is the registered trademark of WriteShop, Inc. PlayWith Education is not affiliated with WriteShop, Inc. The PlayWith.Education website, videos, and other tutoring materials refer to various WriteShop-copyrighted materials and registered marks owned by WriteShop, Inc. The trademarked names in PlayWith.Education's website, videos, and tutoring materials are used with permission of WriteShop.
Kim Kautzer and Debra Oldar, Play With Education
5th edition, Also works with earlier editions
6th-10th grade; may also be used with 11th graders w/little or no writing experience
Online video course
Soft cover with plastic-coil binding; lies flat for ease of use; features tab-divided sections
Loose-leaf in wraparound cover; 3-hole drilled; consumable workbook
Updated! WriteShop I Video Course Preview
- In the Video Course, every WriteShop lesson is broken down into several units.
- Units contain activities, instructions, examples, and other helpful teaching tips.
- The video sample below, taken from Lesson 8 in WriteShop I, includes a brief segment from each unit.
WriteShop I: Fundamentals of Writing
Lesson 1a Introducing WriteShop Concrete Writing/Using a Thesaurus
Lesson 1b Describing an Object Concrete Writing/The Writing Process
Lesson 2 Describing a Pet Conciseness/Choosing Synonyms
Lesson 3 Describing a Person Paired Adjectives/Editing
Lesson 4 Describing a Circus Performer Concrete Writing/Topic Sentences
Lesson 5 Describing a Food Sensory Description
Lesson 6 Describing a Season Similes/Limiting Narration
Lesson 7 Describing a Place Present Participles
Lesson 8 Explaining a Process Informative Writing/Sequencing
Lesson 9 Writing a Factual Report Informative Reports/Avoiding Plagiarism
Lesson 10 Writing a Concise Biography Conciseness/Appositives/Adverb Phrases
Lesson 11 Introducing Journalism Writing a News Article
Lesson 12 Writing a Narrative of an Emotional Event Narratives/Prepositions
Lesson 13 Writing a Narrative of Another Person’s Experience Conducting an Interview
Lesson 14 First-Person Point of View Point of View/Personification
Lesson 15 First-Person Point of View Limited Omniscience/Tense
Lesson 16 Third-Person Point of View Omniscience/Past Participles