Writing Strands: Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum

Featuring:

  • A writing composition series that teaches grammar as you go
  • Convenient daily schedule‚ÄĒsaving you lesson prep time
  • 30 to 45 minutes per lesson, five days a week
  • Writing instruction that's broken down systematically
  • Combined skills-based composition instruction and Bible-based literature study
Beginning 1

Beginning 1

  • Master basic writing
  • Unique exercises on dialogue, reporting, interviews, role playing, persuasion, story writing, organizing and grouping ideas
Beginning 2

Beginning 2

  • Effectively master using sentences and paragraphs, main and supporting ideas, process of rewriting, point of view, and creating characters
Intermediate 1

Intermediate 1

  • Learn about effective paragraphing, description writing, narrative voice, and tense usage
  • Learn to analyze plots in literature
Intermediate 2

Intermediate 2

  • Study writing strong arguments, dialogue, papers, and letters
  • Examine literary elements like theme, genre, point of view, and tone
Advanced 1

Advanced 1

  • Practice writing reports, short stories, essays, and other forms of writing
  • Learn about literary devices, including imagery, symbolism, and rhetorical language
Advanced 2

Advanced 2

  • Refine writing and research skills
  • Study John Bunyan's classic Pilgrim's Progress in-depth

Teacher Companion

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.

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