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Common difficulties with writing:

  • getting thoughts on paper
  • avoiding advanced vocabulary to use a word they can spell instead
  • word retrieval issues
  • composing sentences
  • proofreading
  • missing punctuation
  • run on sentences
  • wrong capitalization
  • phonetic spelling or
  • poor handwriting

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This writing program is designed for students who have any one of the issues above.

No need to memorize the parts of speech like noun, verb, adjective, and adverb because we teach it as "who?", "did what?", "where?", "when?" and "how?"

What we teach:

  • Review Sentences, Sentence Structure (Compound and Complex Sentences), Address Sentence Errors (Fragment and Run On); and Dependent and Independent Clauses
  • Grammar (SUPPLEMENTAL):  Subject/Predicate (Complete, Simple and Compound Subjects/Predicates), Nouns, Proper Nouns, Action Verbs, Adjectives, Pronouns, Linking Verbs, Possessive Nouns, Subject/Verb Agreement, Adverbs, Prepositional Phrases Appositives, Proper Adjectives – NOTE: Grammar Review is Supplemental and Includes Video Component Only
  • Mechanics of Dialogue and Purposeful Dialogue
  • Parts of a Paragraph and Writing a Paragraph
  • How to Choose an Appropriate Writing Form
  • Writing a Business Letter (Includes Format and Composition)
  • The Writing Process: Prewrite, Draft, Revise, Edit and Publish
  • Use the Writing Process to Compose Narrative, Descriptive, Expository, Persuasive Writing in Formal Formats Including Paragraph, Essay and Business Letter; and Informal Format such as  a Friendly Letter
  • Research Project/Paper
  • Effective Writing Skills: Strong Details, Transitions, Beginning/Middle/End Concept, Logical Sequence of Events, Variety of Sentence Structure, Use of Figurative Language Including Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Imagery, and Vivid Language
  • Revision:  Word Choice (Use of a Thesaurus), Using Strong Details, a Variety of Sentence Structure in Writing, Figurative Language when Appropriate, and Adding Dialogue when Appropriate