One-on-one online writing courses for kids in elementary, middle and high school. Building basic writing skills covering the mechanics of sentences and paragraphs. One-on-one online writing courses for kids in elementary, middle and high school. Building basic writing skills covering the mechanics of sentences and paragraphs. One-on-one online writing courses for kids in elementary, middle and high school. Building basic writing skills covering the mechanics of sentences and paragraphs.

How Do I Know Which Writing Course to Choose?

Time4Writing has courses for elementary, middle, and high school students. For each group, three levels of courses are available: basic, intermediate, and advanced. If you are uncertain about which course is right for your child, view the examples in the center column. These reflect common writing errors. If you recognize one that looks like your child’s writing, view the suggested courses on the right to find the most appropriate course for your child.

If, after looking at our placement chart, you are still unsure, remember that:

  • you can include a note during registration in the “comments to the teacher” box
  • you can switch courses at no charge any time during the first 2 weeks

 

Writing Challenges View Examples View Suggested Courses
Capitalizing Proper Nouns View Examples Suggested Course
Sentence Fragments View Examples Suggested Course
Run-on Sentences View Examples Suggested Course
Subject-Verb Agreement View Examples Suggested Course
Plural Nouns View Examples Suggested Course
Plurals & Possesives View Examples Suggested Course
End Punctuation View Examples Suggested Course
Forming Compound Sentences View Examples Suggested Course
Punctuating Compound Sentences View Examples Suggested Course
Using Commas in a Series View Examples Suggested Course
Paragraph Structure View Examples Suggested Course
Sentence Variety View Examples Suggested Course
Paragraph Focus View Examples Suggested Course

 

Writing Approaches View Examples View Suggested Courses
Essay Focus and Finding a Thesis View Examples Suggested Course
Essay Planning View Examples Suggested Course
Finding Essay Voice View Examples Suggested Course
Descriptive Writing in Narratives View Examples Suggested Course
Ready to Branch Out to a Variety of Writing Styles View Examples Suggested Course

Written Incorrectly: joey smith, january, new york

Written Correctly: Joey Smith, January, New York

Written Incorrectly: Susan needs a new.

Written Correctly: Susan needs a new dress for the party.

Written Incorrectly: Susan runs every day to school to see her friends talking in the morning on the basketball court all about other friends and homework clothes at the mall.

Written Correctly: Susan runs every day to school so she can see her friends talking in the morning on the basketball court. They talk about other friends, homework, clothes at the mall, and dancing in the gym. Teachers get angry when they don’t get in class on time because they are still talking outside.

Written Incorrectly: David run every day.

Written Correctly: David runs every day.

Written Incorrectly: The boy’s all love to play. The berry’s are ripe. Bushs are being planted in the garden.

Written Correctly: The boys all love to play. The berries are ripe. Bushes are being planted in the garden.

Written Incorrectly: The childrens’ toys were donated by the charity group. My parent’s wedding photo is a beautiful remembrance.

Written Correctly: The children’s toys were donated by the charity group. My parents’ wedding photo is a beautiful remembrance.

Written Incorrectly: Where are you. Watch out?

Written Correctly: Where are you? Watch out!

Written Incorrectly: Tommy is a great student Billy doesn’t do well in school.

Written Correctly: Tommy is a great student, but Billy doesn’t do well in school.

Written Incorrectly: Tommy is a poor student, and doesn’t care.

Written Correctly: Tommy is a poor student and doesn’t care about school.

Written Incorrectly: Tommy is tall has brown hair has blue eyes and has freckles.

Written Correctly: Tommy is tall, has brown hair, has blue eyes, and has freckles.

Written Incorrectly: I love playing. Dolls are cute. It is fun.

Written Correctly: I love playing with a variety of games and toys. Dolls are cute. Stuffed animals are cuddly. When I have a friend visit, board games are enjoyable as well. There are many things that are fun for me

Written Incorrectly: Dolls are fun. They are cute. They are good. They are sweet.

Written Correctly: It is amazing how enjoyable and educational dolls can be. They come in all shapes and sizes. From pocket-size to life-size, they can be great to dress. Dolls can even teach you how to tie a bow or button a shirt. They are great toys.

Written Incorrectly: I love dolls and video games and coloring books. All fun!

Written Correctly: There are many leisure activities I enjoy. Video games can be a challenge that I love to attempt. I find painting and coloring relaxing. Even rearranging and admiring my doll coleection can be fun. With all of these things to do, I am rarely bored.

Example: Your child goes off on tangents when asked to write about a specific topic.

Example: Your child has problems getting started when given an essay topic.

Example: Your child has a hard time deciding upon a point of view.

Example: Writing descriptively using a variety of verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and figurative language.

Example: Your child has mastered the basic expository and narrative essay without any grammatical or usage errors.

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Elementary: Grammar
Middle School: Basic Mechanics
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Grammar
Middle School: Basic Mechanics
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Grammar
Middle School: Basic Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Basic Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Basic Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Basic Mechanics
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Writing Enhancement
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Writing Enhancement
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Writing Enhancement
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Sentence Structure
Middle School: Writing Enhancement
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Elementary: Paragraph Writing
Middle School: Paragraph Writing
High School: Paragraph Writing
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Elementary: Paragraph Writing
Middle School: Paragraph Writing
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Elementary: Paragraph Writing
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Elementary: Essay Writing
Middle School: Essay Writing
High School: Grammar Usage and Mechanics
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Elementary: Essay Writing
Middle School: Essay Writing
High School: Essay Writing
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Middle School: Essay Writing
High School: Essay Writing
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Elementary: Essay Writing
Middle School: Essay Writing
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Middle School: Advanced Essay
High School: SAT Essay Writing
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