Letter writing is still important: You may end up writing a letter of complaint, approval, application, resignation, apology, confirmation, request, or thanks.
The limerick makes a fun, easy introduction to writing poetry.
Narration, the act of telling back, has long been used by educators to: Find out how much a student knows about a subject. Encourage a student to interact with what he has read, rather than to read passively. Encourage a student to dig for information, or to learn on his own. There are many different […]
14 Forms of Writing for the Older Student: Tips on writing a biography.
14 Forms of Writing for the Older Student: Tips for writing an autobiography.
Easy-to-follow suggestions to prepare a how-to essay.
Copy widely … and carefully. 10 Ways to Use Notebooking: #1 Copybook
Writing can be one of those bug-a-boos for the homeschool mom. Like math, we try every prepared writing curriculum we can find, express all hope with the “new” thing that is currently getting attention, only to be disappointed with the results. Approaching writing the natural way is not only very effective, it is also easy […]
Parents who give up the struggle with daily workbook lessons and encourage real-life writing and children’s choice writing look back months later and are delighted not only with the progress but with the happy times they had. A Biblical Home Education by Ruth Beechick She’s right! We have used this real-life writing method since the […]
You have your child writing something every day. But there comes the day when he is “stuck” and can’t think of a thing to write. What do you do? Try one of these 5 ways to use writing prompts: 1. Write about an interest. The best way to encourage our students to write every day […]
Complete a story. Sometimes having the beginning established takes the pressure off of the writer.
There is no “formula” for writing a short story, but we can consider the elements of a short story and design a cohesive plot.