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Unlocking the Secrets of Writing and Literature

Practical, easy-to-use writing and literature courses for homeschools, Christian schools, and co-ops by Sharon Watson

Intro to Writing, Part 3: Outlines

Intro to Writing, Part 3: Outlines

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Outlines.

Did I lose you already?

What if we could make organizing material a little easier for our writers? What if they practiced on something they are already familiar with, things like restaurant categories and the way grocery stores are organized?

Intro to Writing, Part 3 takes some of the pain out of outlines by using material your students are already very familiar with: restaurant categories and the way grocery stores are organized.

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Intro to Writing, Parts 1 and 2

Intro to Writing, Parts 1 and 2

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Intro to Writing

Do your students get stuck when they have to write a paragraph or an essay?

Then don’t do it. Don’t have them write.

I have a secret I’d like to share with you.

Your students do not have to write a paragraph or a whole essay every time they put pencil to paper. One of the best ways to unplug the fear of writing is to do some of the prepare-for-writing tasks but never write the whole paragraph or essay.

It’s called practice, as when members of a basketball team practice dribbling or passing. The team does not play a game every time they get together. They practice pieces of the game.

So let’s practice brainstorming and organizing ideas together.

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Download Your Free Sample of Teach Your Students How to Take Notes

Download Your Free Sample of Teach Your Students How to Take Notes

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Are you worried that your students won’t be able to take notes in classes? Would you like to sharpen their listening skills?

Teach Your Students How to Take Notes, our most popular eBook, provides you with easy-to-use lessons for seven weeks, incrementally teaching your students how to take notes from auditory sources. Students will also learn to recognize important concepts and draw conclusions from oral and written sources.

Includes ALL the paragraphs, essays, and colorful note-taking pages you need.

Bonuses:

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