a review of evan-moor's daily 6-trait writing, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Evan-Moor’s Daily 6-Trait Writing

My 4th grader is a reluctant writer. As we have worked through our homeschool curriculum choices for the 2018-2019 school year, I realized we needed something more to develop his writing skills. I wanted something that would break down specific 4th grade composition skills into manageable chunks. I was excited for the opportunity to try […]

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4 ways to adapt writing curricula for reluctant writers

4 Ways to Adapt Writing Curricula for Reluctant Writers

There are a lot of writing curriculum options to choose from, but even with the best writing curriculum, you may stumped with your reluctant writers. This article describes some adaptations I used with Evan-Moor’s 6-Trait writing series that I used with my 4th grader. These adaptations can be easily applied to any writing assignment or […]

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A comparison of Brave Writer and Writing with Ease, learn with emily dot com

A Comparison of Brave Writer and Writing with Ease

Writing with Ease has been my favorite elementary writing curriculum for the past few years. I recently started looking into other writing curriculum options for my upcoming 4th grader. Brave Writer is also a popular option for some homeschooling families. This article compares and contrasts basic components and philosophies of the Writing with Ease curriculum […]

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A Review of Brave Writer's The Writer's Jungle, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Brave Writer’s The Writer’s Jungle

Brave Writer is a company that produces Language Arts Curriculum. I have frequently heard of Brave Writer and seen it recommended as a writing curriculum in homeschooling groups. Although I have been very happy with the Writing with Ease¬†curriculum and highly recommend it, I have been looking at other writing curriculum option to use for […]

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