Free Resources by Category
Free Writing Resources
In addition to 8-week online writing courses, Time4Writing provides free writing resources to help parents and educators teach writing more effectively.
The writing resources listed below are organized into seven main categories. Each category includes a selection of fun writing games, instructional videos, printable writing worksheets and other writing tools that are topic specific and related to each category.
If you think your child needs one-on-one writing instruction, Time4Writing offers individualized writing classes for elementary, middle, and high school students. Explore our related courses below to learn more.
When children learn how to write, a whole world of possibilities opens up for them. They can put their thoughts down in a journal, write a letter to a friend, and create a story that comes from their imagination. While there are basic rules and formats to follow when learning how to write, writing can ... Read More »
We learn how to write sentences early on, and while this is a basic skill, it is one that we must learn to expand on as writing sentences becomes increasingly complex. Learning how to write impactful sentences is an important skill that takes practice.
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In writing, students begin by learning letters, then words, and finally sentences. In time, students learn how to write a paragraph by taking those sentences and organizing them around a common topic. Learning how to write a paragraph can be challenging since it requires knowing how to write a great topic sentence, using supporting details ... Read More »
When some students hear the word "essay" they may feel a little intimidated, but writing an essay doesn't have to be scary at all. Essays take many forms, from answering a question on an exam to drafting a formal persuasive piece. Learning the basic format of an essay and practicing often helps students feel more ... Read More »
Learning grammar rules and the mechanics of writing are critical components of learning to write. Having strong skills in writing and grammar allows writers to get their message or story to their readers in a clear and understandable way. It is important to know the rules of grammar and how to use them properly.
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While most students are familiar with weekly quizzes and tests, at some point, many students take a standardized test. Standardized tests are given to large groups and are kept consistent in the administration of the test, the questions on the test, and the scoring procedures. It's important for students to prepare for standardized tests by ... Read More »
Teaching how to write effectively is one of the most important life-long skills educators impart to their students. When teaching writing, educators must be sure to select resources and support materials that not only aid them in teaching how to write, but that will also be the most effective in helping their students learn to ... Read More »