Standardized Tests and Lapbooking
Time4Writing Can Help Your Children Prepare for Standardized Tests
Is it time for standardized tests in your state?
If your children will soon be taking a statewide standardized test such as the Florida’s FCAT writing test in February, now is the time to start one of the Time4Writing eight-week online writing tutorials. These classes provide the writing foundations that will help elementary, middle and high school students excel on standardized tests. The online writing courses can help children prepare for both state and college-entrance writing tests as well. They build basic writing skills, explain essay types and structure, and teach students how to organize their ideas. Learn more about Time4Writing today!
If you’re a homeschooler using lapbooking and want to include more writing in your project, now is a great time to add Time4Writing to your routine. Time4Writing has created a printable lapbook pocket where you can store your student’s writing assignments. Time4Writing complements lapbooking because completed work is easily printable, for inclusion in your lapbook. The finished lapbook becomes part of a wonderful homeschool portfolio to document and review what your children learn each year. Plus, lapbooking is just plain fun for kids! Find out how Time4Writing can complement your homeschool approach.
New Content Highlights
Every day we’re busy creating helpful resources for you on the Time4Writing website, including articles that help your kids improve their writing skills and confidence. Browse our latest articles for writing tips and share them with your blossoming writers.
- Essay Writing for Standardized Tests: Tips for Writing a Five Paragraph Essay — Writing for standardized tests can strike fear in students of all ages, but it doesn’t have to. If you know what to expect and understand how to write an essay, you will be prepared to tackle any essay writing prompt. Read more ›
- Writing Can Be Fun: Tips to Enhance Your Child’s Desire to Write — Whether your child likes to write or struggles with it, your support and encouragement can make a world of difference. 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 ›
What We Offer
Time4Writing provides online writing courses that help students in elementary, middle and high school master writing fundamentals. For eight weeks, students interact with a certified teacher, who assigns objectives and a weekly topic for study through online writing lessons. Students sign in and work through the automated exercises, lessons, readings, and written assignments. A personal writing teacher reviews and provides feedback on each assignment the day after it is submitted.
A recent U.S. Department of Education research report, Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning, found that, “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.” The primary reasons for this improvement are the ability for the student to go at their own pace and the active engagement required with online study programs, i.e., students learn by doing instead of by listening.
Learn more about Time4Writing’s interactive writing classes below:
Our online writing classes form the foundation for strong writing skills in the future. Now is the time to invest in your child’s writing future. Try Time4Writing today!
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