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Developing Teen Writers Webinars

Part 1: Principles of Writing Instruction—Mon July 29

In Part 1, Brian will talk about the two key components of all writing instruction and ten strategies for developing confident, self-motivated, effective writers.

Part 2: Responding to Student Writing—Mon Aug 5

In Part 2, Brian will offer suggestions for coaching students through the various steps of the writing process and explain the four crucial types of comments you should be making on every paper your teen writes for you.

Part 3: Grading Papers—Mon Aug 12

Part 3 will be all about the trickiest part of teaching writing: grading papers. Brian will talk about the philosophy of grading and its potential pitfalls. He will also get practical and show you how to use WriteAtHome's unique 3 X 3 + 1 grading rubric in your homeschool writing.

Part 4: Grammar and Writing—Mon Aug 19

Part 4 will be about grammar and its relationship to writing. Brian will suggest the best way to approach the teaching of grammar, including when to start, how long to cover it, and what curriculums to use.