Tag: Writing Advice

Video: How Nouns Are Used

Writing Help for Students

A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. Whatever […]

Video: Simple vs. Complete Subject

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In a sentence, every verb must have a subject. The complete subject tells […]

Video: Adjectives and Examples

Writing Help for Students

When you read, you want the material you are absorbing to be interesting […]

Video: Topic Sentences

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One of the secrets to good paragraph writing is having a strong topic […]

Video: Contractions

Writing Help for Students

In English, there are certain word combinations that are used so often that […]

Video: Plural Nouns

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A plural noun names more than one person, place or thing. Mastering the […]

Battling Writer’s Apathy: When Kids Don’t Care

Homeschool Writing, Tips for Teaching Writing

A parent recently shared with us her frustration over her son’s writing. “My […]

Video: Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences

Writing Help for Students

When students learn to write, they begin by learning about the four types […]

Video: Narrative Paragraphs

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Narrative paragraphs describe what happens over a period of time. This video was […]

Video: Descriptive Paragraphs

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This video was created to help writing students understand how to create a […]

Video: Capitalization Rules

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There are many different rules when it comes to capitalizing words in a […]

Learning to Write – Why Your Student May be Uncooperative and How to Fix it

Homeschool Writing, Tips for Teaching Writing

Tell me if either of these scenarios seems familiar. It’s only an hour […]

Video: Making Writing Flow with Transitional Words

Writing Help for Students

Using transitional words between sentences builds the unity and coherence of paragraphs. Transitional […]

Video: Common vs. Proper Nouns

Writing Help for Students

Knowing when to capitalize nouns can be tricky. How can you know for […]

Video: Creating Interesting Sentences

Writing Help for Students

When writing, authors have to think about their reader. Will the reader find […]

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