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Kim Kautzer
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Helping Homeschoolers Teach Writing
Helping Homeschoolers Teach Writing

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Oral descriptions can pave the way for written descriptions, gently opening kids to their own creativity and helping them break through writer's block.

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#writersblock #writingwithkids #homeschooling #homeschoolwriting #teachingwriting
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Spring is in the air, and these fun spring writing prompts will help kids fill their writing notebooks with the sights, smells, and sounds of springtime. Which one will they pick first?

Read it now: http://writeshop.com/spring-writing-journal-prompts-kids-love/

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#writingprompts #spring #homeschooling #homeschoolwriting #writingwithkids
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Persuasive essay prompts help teens develop clear opinions and supporting arguments through topics ranging from natural disasters to international adoption.

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http://writeshop.com/persuasive-essay-prompts/
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#writingprompts #homeschoolhighschool #writingideas #persuasivewriting #essays
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Are you looking for resources that teach parts of speech in fun and engaging ways? Check out this exciting variety of activities, workbooks, and picture books. 

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http://writeshop.com/grammar-resources-that-teach-parts-of-speech/

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#grammar   #partsofspeech   #homeschooling   #funschool  
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Music is a universal language. Whether your students enjoy listening to music, love to sing, or are learning to play an instrument, there’s something about music that “strikes a chord” with young teens. That said, these middle school music #writingprompts  can be used with kids of all ages! 

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http://writeshop.com/middle-school-music-writing-prompts/
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#middleschool   #homeschoolwriting   #writingwithkids   #homeschooling   #music  
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It doesn't have to be your child's birthday to imagine waking up in a magical place called Birthdayland!

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http://writeshop.com/free-birthday-writing-prompt/
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#freeprintable   #writingprompt   #birthday  
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Build writing skills with narrative essay prompts especially geared for junior high! Students will practice writing techniques such as foreshadowing or organizing a narrative chronologically as they tell stories about their ancestors, early settlers, or a tenacious underdog. 

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http://writeshop.com/narrative-essay-prompts-junior-high/
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#writingprompt   #writingwithkids   #middleschool   #homeschool  
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They're cheap! They're colorful! They're begging for you to write in them! Check out these great ideas for ways to use spiral notebooks in your #homeschool ! HT +Alicia Hutchinson +Kris Bales  
You're going to want to go out and stock up on spiral notebooks in the clearance bin after you read +Alicia Hutchinson's *8 creative uses for spiral notebooks*. There are already some more ideas in the comments, as well.

Read it now: http://www.weirdunsocializedhomeschoolers.com/8-ways-to-use-spiral-notebooks-in-your-homeschool/

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#homeschool   #homeschooling  

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September 22 is Elephant Appreciation Day, just one of the many unusual holidays we can celebrate this month. And ... you guessed it! +WriteShop has a fun Elephant Appreciation Day writing prompt to inspire your kids. Give it a whirl!

http://writeshop.com/september-writing-prompts/

#elephant   #holidays2015   #writingwithkids   #writingprompt   #writingideas   #homeschooling  
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Do you love paper planners? These bright, cheerful supplies can inspire anyone to plan like a boss! +Tina Robertson 
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