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Have you read The Homeschool Minute? I subscribe to it and enjoy the short, practical, and encouraging articles I find there. This week’s articles were by Gena Suarez, Diana Waring, and Todd Wilson of Familyman Ministries.
And they were writing about writing!
The pleasant surprise came with Todd Wilson’s article when he said The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School is one of his family’s favorite writing curricula. Thanks, Todd!
His article is about how he and his wife deal with the subject of writing in their homeschool. I love his advice. Here’s what he has to say:
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Snow-softened landscape. Frozen lakes. Sledding. Hot chocolate.
Blizzards. Ice-slick streets. Cancellations.
Winter—it’s all in there. Here are a few prompts about winter that your students will enjoy, giving them a chance to write their opinions, a short story, a TV script, and more.
Just right for your 5th – 12th graders.
Why should students write about themselves?
Reluctant writers are more apt to write about themselves and their experiences. Intrapersonal learners have their finger on the pulse of their hearts and thoughts, and they delight in journaling. And all writers enjoy a break from essays to splash around in personal writing from time to time.
Designed especially for 5th – 12th graders.
Dipping toes into water now . . .