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The Art of Teaching Writing and How To Evaluate It

One of the hardest things about teaching writing is how to grade it. Do you give students points for completing various steps of the writing proess? Do they know clearly what you expect at every step? speaker Sharon Fisher Listen Now

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How to Write a Hero’s Journey Story

Speaker: Bryan Davis This is a writing workshop in which I describe the nuts and bolts of building a hero’s journey story, which is the most popular story structure for young readers and writers. I give examples from currently published novels and analyze why these stories work. I also have an interactive time with the […]

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Meet Young Adult Novelist C.S. Elston

Speaker: C.S. Elston Do you have a child who loves to write? Have you ever thought of publishing a book yourself? Author Chris Elston can identify with both. As a boy he was always writing stories and directing neighborhood plays. His degree in video production took him to Hollywood where he worked in the TV […]

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Teaching Boys to Love Reading & Writing

Speaker: Hal and Melanie Young So many parents ask, “Why doesn’t my son enjoy reading? Why does he hate writing? He ought to love them!” But boys often struggle with reading at the start, and writing is another challenge. This session, we look at how boys learn differently; how to help them read better, read […]

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Write That Book: Going from Idea to Published Book

Speaker: Tricia Goyer Have you ever thought about writing a book? Tricia Goyer, author of 70 books, shares step-by-step instruction on how to build a writing career from home. Tricia started writing in 1994. She managed to grow a writing career while also homeschooling her ten children. Tricia shares what to do, what not to […]

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Write That Book: Going from Idea to Published Book

Speaker: Tricia Goyer Have you ever thought about writing a book? Tricia Goyer, author of 70 books, shares step-by-step instruction on how to build a writing career from home. Tricia started writing in 1994. She managed to grow a writing career while also homeschooling her ten children. Tricia shares what to do, what not to […]

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Write That Book: Going from Idea to Published Book

Speaker: Tricia Goyer Have you ever thought about writing a book? Tricia Goyer, author of 70 books, shares step-by-step instruction on how to build a writing career from home. Tricia started writing in 1994. She managed to grow a writing career while also homeschooling her ten children. Tricia shares what to do, what not to […]

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How to Write a Novel

Speaker: Tricia Goyer One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, “How do you write a novel?” Almost anyone can write a novel, but it takes time, persistence and skill. From tool recommendations to my writing journey, learn what steps you can take to write a novel. Listen Now

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Dyslexia & Dysgraphia – Strategies to Provide Help and Home for Struggling Readers and Writers

Speaker: Rita Cevasco and Moira Chrzanowski Recognize the signs of dyslexia and dysgraphia and learn three research-based strategies to strengthen reading and writing in children of all ages. Children who struggle with literacy skills need both a multisensory and comprehensive approach to all of language arts. We will discuss how to put these strategies into […]

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Write the Word

Laura Macfarlan will challenge parents to install a passion for the Word of God in their children by encouraging them to write the Word.
Come learn how to choose what they should write: ensuring passages that are grade-appropriate and incorporate ideal letter combinations for handwriting mastery. Manually writing subject material is a way to enhance learning and retention, so let’s have them write the Word!

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How to Write about Literature

It is essential, valuable, and fulfilling to read the great classics of literature; and it is also just as vital to write about them. What methods and techniques can be used to write well about literature? How should we approach a work of art in order to write about it? Is it possible to write about literature so that the essay, too, is a work of art? Learn steps, methods, and techniques to writing the artful and sophisticated literary analysis essay.

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How to Write and Publish a Book

Please join Cecelia Schmidt, homeschool senior and published author of three books, as she discusses the process for writing and publishing. She will explore the critical topics of character and plot development, proper syntax and diction, along with the editing and publishing processes. She hopes to encourage aspiring authors to develop their writing skills and use them for God’s glory.

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Write Right Away! Fostering Your Child’s Inner Author

How do you give your child a safe environment to play with words? Encourage the storyteller in your pre-reading child by capturing his own words in print. Learn how to partner with your young student to compose stories about things he cares about. The more he composes with you, the easier it will be for him to advance from a blank page to a finished composition. Like learning to walk, writing takes experimentation, time, gradual improvement, and daily cheerleading!

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