Homeschool Creative Writing Curriculum

I hate to admit this piece of trivia because I overuse clichés. The local elementary schools boasted about their writing workshops, but these high school students could not write. By “exposed” I mean they haven’t read great writing. It sounds crazy, but the bulk of our “writing curriculum” has simply been reading aloud and allowing the boys to hear sentence patterns, syntax, and character voices.

The small chunks, as you call them, and the video lessons make writing so easy. Essentials in Writing focuses primarily on teaching and modeling portions of a composition over several days resulting in shorter lesson times over several days versus longer lecture periods and assignments.

I was a little worried because he only completed levels 9-11, but I can see he was well prepared. Essentials in Writing is considered a complete writing curriculum as it includes both grammar and composition instruction.

Join the more than 700 members for a rich, enlivening experience. Tune in and hear Julie and her guests on the Brave Writer podcast discuss a variety of topics including how to make learning fun, using (and managing access to) technology, and finding the right school/life balance as your kids get older. Poetry Tea Treats = Enchanted Learning and Magical Family Time!

Our Poetry Teatime website offers parents and children, teens and friends, grandparents and grandchildren, neighbors and out of town visitors, dorm mates and roommates—in short, any collection of people—a chance to slow the pace of daily life to tea and treats, accompanied by the glorious language of poetry.


Comments Homeschool Creative Writing Curriculum

The Latest from ©