Articles about Writing

Want to learn how to inspire your children to write? Do your children need a quick review of fundamental writing concepts? Below are feature articles that will help your children at every step of the writing process, from deciding what to write about to writing sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

The Benefits of an Online Writing Tutor

Writing is vital for success in most careers and disciplines today, so students must begin to acquire good writing skills early to prepare for adult life. Sometimes a writing tutor is just what students need to help them develop these skills. This is true for both mainstreamed and homeschooled children. Read more >>

The Secrets to Good Paragraph Writing: Four Essential Elements

Writing paragraphs is the foundation of all essay writing, whether you’re writing in the expository, persuasive, narrative, or creative form. In order to write a good paragraph, you need to understand the four essential elements of paragraph writing and how each element contributes to the whole. Read more >>

Writing Can Be Fun: Tips to Enhance Your Child’s Desire to Write

Being able to write and write well is an essential skill for all ages. That’s why it’s even more important today to encourage your children at a very early age to write, learn how to spell and follow rules of grammar and punctuation. So how can you help make writing fun for your children? Read more >>

Four Types of Sentences and the Effect of Punctuation

When students learn to write, they begin by learning about the four types of sentences and the role punctuation plays in determining and creating those different sentence types. Read more >>

Understanding Writing Prompts

Writing prompts direct students to write about a particular topic in a particular way. Because writing prompts are so integral to how writing is taught and tested, learning to how to understand the writing prompt is the first step to writing success. Read more >>

Essay Writing for Standardized Tests: Tips for Writing a Five Paragraph Essay

Writing for standardized tests can strike fear in the hearts and minds of students of all ages, but it doesn’t have to. If you know what to expect and understand how to write a five paragraph essay, you will be prepared to tackle any essay writing prompt. Read more >>

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