Writing

Writing Program

This program stresses language expressions, language mechanics, spelling, and writing techniques. Students in grades 3 to 12 learn how to write strong paragraphs and essays to explain, describe, compare/contrast, and persuade.

Language Mechanics

  • Capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • Abbreviations

Composition

  • Getting Ready to Write
  • Topic Sentences
  • Understanding Your Audience
  • Developing Paragraphs
  • The Writing Process
  • Essays
    • Describe
    • Explain
    • Compare and Contrast
    • Persuade
  • Research Papers

Language Expression

  • Parts of Speech
  • Grammar and Usage
  • Constructing Sentences
  • Avoiding and Correcting Run-On Sentences
  • Understanding Phrases and Figure of Speech

Spelling

  • Spelling Rules and Exceptions
  • Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Using the Right Words
  • Proofreading
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