- Convenient daily schedule—saving you lesson prep time
- Breaks writing instruction down systematically
- Combines skills-based composition instruction and Bible-based literature study
- Provides fun, engaging writing activities
Students will master basic writing with unique exercises on dialogue, reporting, interviews, role playing, persuasion, story writing, organizing and grouping ideas.
Students will learn how to effectively master using sentences and paragraphs, main and supporting ideas, process of rewriting, point of view, and creating characters.
Students will learn about effective paragraphing, description writing, narrative voice, and tense usage, as well as how to analyze plots in literature.
Students will study writing strong arguments, dialogue, papers, and letters, as well as literary elements like theme, genre, point of view, and tone.
Students will practice writing reports, short stories, essays, and other forms of writing and learn about literary devices, including imagery, symbolism, and rhetorical language.
Students will refine their writing and research skills and study John Bunyan's classic Pilgrim's Progress in-depth.
Teachers will find this an invaluable resource, not only for using the Writing Strands curriculum but also for teaching any course that includes writing and literature as a component. The Teaching Companion provides a helpful overview of the Writing Strands system, as well as additional information on a range of writing, grammar, and literature issues that a teacher may face at any level of the program.