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WriteShop I & II

  1. WriteShop Basic Set
    WriteShop Basic Set
    Writeshop / Other
    $117.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987101

Flexible and creative, WriteShop is an ideal homeschool writing program!

WriteShop lessons give students a chance to practice various kinds of writing, including creative writing, expository writing, and narrative writing. Assignments teach descriptive and informative paragraphs as well as first-and third-person narratives, important techniques of style, and self-editing. Students learn to choose vivid, descriptive words and vary their sentences in order to build strong paragraphs. With each lesson, they learn and practice new skills, apply them to their current writing project, and edit and revise the composition several times. By the end of the lesson--after brainstorming, writing, editing, and revising--they'll have a polished paper to be proud of!

Students write one composition over a two-week period, revising it twice. Incremental in approach, exercises are designed to be approached consecutively, building upon previously learned material. Students edit their papers methodologically, using a Writing Skills Checklist tailored to the individual lesson.

The WriteShop Teacher's Guide covers both WriteShop I & WriteShop II, and is contained within a three-ring-binder with sections divided by tabs (introduction, lesson plans, student writing samples, keys, appendixes, checklists, etc.). Lesson plan tracks are included, with writings on each schedule corresponding to subheadings in the lesson plan. Lessons include materials needed, the lesson focus, "before you begin" notes, pre-writing activities with checklist, practice paragraphs, brainstorming, sloppy copy notes, first revision notes, final draft notes, and grading notes. Other sections provide instructions on editing and evaluating, common errors for each lesson, mechanical problems, supplemental activities, evaluation checklists, and more.

The WriteShop 1 Student Book is also comprised of loose-leaf sheets in a three-ring binder with tab dividers. While written directly to the student, the teacher's guide is still needed to teach the course, as the teacher's guide contains the teacher-specific instructions, keys, and evaluation notes. In this student book, lessons provide examples, lesson directions, and exercises----of which some can be completed in-book, if desired, and some which must be completed out-of-book. Copying and Dictation exercises may be assigned by the parent, or a sold-separately Copying and Dictation Exercises for WriteShop I booklet is available.

This kit includes 2 books: the teacher's guide and the student book for WriteShop 1, 4th Edition. Recommended for the average student in grade 7-10, or a bright 5th or 6th grader who's working with a parent; average 5th or 6th grade students may also spread the course out over two years. At the pace of one lesson in two weeks, students will finish both WriteShop I & II in two years.

  1. WriteShop 1 Student Workbook
    WriteShop 1 Student Workbook
    Writeshop / Other
    $55.95
    3 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987202

Flexible and creative, WriteShop is an ideal homeschool writing program!

WriteShop lessons give students a chance to practice various kinds of writing, including creative writing, expository writing, and narrative writing. Assignments teach descriptive and informative paragraphs as well as first-and third-person narratives, important techniques of style, and self-editing. Students learn to choose vivid, descriptive words and vary their sentences in order to build strong paragraphs. With each lesson, they learn and practice new skills, apply them to their current writing project, and edit and revise the composition several times. By the end of the lesson--after brainstorming, writing, editing, and revising--they'll have a polished paper to be proud of!

Students write one composition over a two-week period, revising it twice. Incremental in approach, exercises are designed to be approached consecutively, building upon previously learned material. Students edit their papers methodologically, using a Writing Skills Checklist tailored to the individual lesson.

The WriteShop 1 Student Book is also comprised of loose-leaf sheets in a three-ring binder with tab dividers. While written directly to the student, the sold-separately WriteShop Teacher's Manual for WriteShop I & II guide is still needed to teach the course, as the teacher's guide contains the teacher-specific instructions, keys, and evaluation notes. In this student book, lessons provide examples, lesson directions, and exercises----of which some can be completed in-book, if desired, and some which must be completed out-of-book. Copying and Dictation exercises may be assigned by the student, or WriteShop offers the sold-separately WriteShop I Copying and Dictation Exercises booklet.

4th Edition. Recommended for the average student in grade 7-10, or a bright 5th or 6th grader who's working with a parent; average 5th or 6th grade students may also spread the course out over two years. At the pace of one lesson in two weeks, students will finish both WriteShop I & II in two years.

  1. WriteShop 2 Student Workbook
    WriteShop 2 Student Workbook
    Writeshop / Other
    $55.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987303

Picking up where WriteShop I left off, WriteShop II will expand your students' writing abilities from individual descriptive and informative compositions to an engaging narrative made up of multiple writing styles, as well as new styles such as persuasive writing. Lessons teach students to write multiple types of essays, helping them to learn how to expression an opinion, develop, and support it with facts, details, and examples.

Students write one composition over a two-week period, revising it twice. Incremental in approach, exercises are designed to be approached consecutively, building upon previously learned material. Working through assignments by brainstorming, sloppy copy writing, first revision, a hand-in, and a final draft, students learn to edit their papers methodologically, using a Writing Skills Checklist tailored to the individual lesson.

The WriteShop 2 Student Book is also comprised of loose-leaf sheets in a three-ring binder with tab dividers. While written directly to the student, the sold-separately WriteShop Teacher's Manual for WriteShop I & WriteShop II is still needed to teach the course, as the teacher's guide contains the teacher-specific instructions, keys, and evaluation notes. In this student book, lessons provide examples, lesson directions, and exercises---of which some can be completed in-book, if desired, and others of which must be completed out-of-book.

4th Edition. Recommended for the average student in grade 7-10, or a bright 5th or 6th grader who's working with a parent; average 5th or 6th grade students may also spread the course out over two years. At the pace of one lesson in two weeks, students will finish both WriteShop I & II in two years. It's recommended that students begin with WriteShop I so that they're familiar with the terms and concepts used; however hints are provided for students beginning with WriteShop II. Consumable student pages are reproducible for single family use only.

  1. Copying and Dictation Excercises for WriteShop 1
    Copying and Dictation Excercises for WriteShop 1
    Writeshop / Trade Paperback
    $6.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987309

This booklet provides the copying and dictation exercises for WriteShop 1 In the past, parents came up with their own copywork passages to accompany student lessons. Now, WriteShop offers sixteen carefully-chosen selections that go with related writing lessons. Gathered primarily from works of quality literature, the collection also includes selections from such diverse sources as a Civil War-era newspaper, a turn-of-the-century boys' handbook, and a modern-day cookbook. Passages are arranged by lesson. 20 pages, booklet.

  1. WriteShop Teacher's Manual for WriteShop I & WriteShop II
    WriteShop Teacher's Manual for WriteShop I & WriteShop II
    Writeshop / Other
    $65.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987304

The WriteShop Teacher's Guide covers both WriteShop I & WriteShop II, and is contained within a three-ring-binder with sections divided by tabs (introduction, lesson plans, student writing samples, keys, appendixes, checklists, etc.). Lesson plan tracks are included, with writings on each schedule corresponding to subheadings in the lesson plan. Lessons include materials needed, the lesson focus, "before you begin" notes, pre-writing activities with checklist, practice paragraphs, brainstorming, sloppy copy notes, first revision notes, final draft notes, and grading notes. Other sections provide instructions on editing and evaluating, common errors for each lesson, mechanical problems, supplemental activities, evaluation checklists, and more.

While the student book is written directly to the student, the teacher's guide is still needed to teach the course, as the teacher's guide contains the teacher-specific instructions, keys, and evaluation notes. Copying and Dictation exercises may be assigned by the parent, or there is a sold-separately Copying and Dictation for WriteShop I booklet available.

4th Edition. Recommended for the average student in grade 7-10, or a bright 5th or 6th grader who's working with a parent; average 5th or 6th grade students may also spread the course out over two years. At the pace of one lesson in two weeks, students will finish both WriteShop I & II in two years.

WriteShop Primary Book A

  1. WriteShop Primary Book A
    WriteShop Primary Book A
    Writeshop / Other
    $29.95
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987321

Developed for younger children in grades K-3, WriteShop Primary provides the same incremental approach to using vivid words, but without the rigor that can often discourage young kids from writing. Fun, colorful, and meaningful activities provide an introduction to early writing skills flexible enough for children to work at their own pace.

Writing is a skill that needs to be taught, and WriteShop makes it easy for the homeschool parent. One lesson every three weeks, working three days per week, allows for focused instruction time in appropriately large quantities and helps to reduce frustration and ensure mastery; lesson plans for one lesson every two, and every week, are also included. Plans for teaching children at multiple levels and using different books are also provided, making life simpler for homeschoolers teaching multiple age ranges.

Lessons have a specific focus, with all the lessons in a book focused around a theme (with optional other themes designed to fit into common unit studies), lesson objectives, materials needed, advance prep, and guided activities sets and guided writing practice instructions. Semi-scripted lessons provide all you need, including questions, instructions, examples of completed work, reduced versions of the sold-separately WriteShop Primary Student Worksheet Pack, and other instructions.

This program is designed to be used incrementally, from each sold-separately Book A, B, and C. "Flying Higher" and "Want to Do More?" activities are provided for advanced students who want more of a challenge. Book A is recommended for 1st grade or a 2nd grader with limited writing experience. 186 pages, indexed, softcover, spiralbound.

  1. WriteShop Activity Set Worksheet Pack, Book A
    WriteShop Activity Set Worksheet Pack, Book A
    Writeshop / Other
    $5.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987322

This pack of WriteShop Primary Book A Activity Set Worksheets is designed to accompany the sold-separately WriteShop Primary Teacher's Guide A and cannot be used independently. Each lesson in the teacher's manual has a corresponding worksheet in this pack designed to complement the lesson. Practicing and applying newly learned skills, the fun worksheets begin simply to help students learn to love writing without feeling overwhelmed; worksheets increase in difficulty as students progress through the program.

Twenty fun activities tie together skills by helping students to learn new words, make a story web, organize brainstorming ideas, publishing a writing project, and independently wok on handwriting, spelling, and other basic writing skills. The back of each page also includes space for children to write freely. Two Primary Writing Skills Evaluation Charts are also included which track the progress of five lessons each. Loose-leaf pages reproducible for single-family use. Grade 1.

WriteShop Primary Book B

  1. WriteShop Primary Book B
    WriteShop Primary Book B
    Writeshop / Other
    $35.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987023

Developed for younger children in grades K-3, WriteShop Primary provides the same incremental approach to using vivid words, but without the rigor that can often discourage young kids from writing. Fun, colorful, and meaningful activities provide an introduction to early writing skills flexible enough for children to work at their own pace.

Writing is a skill that needs to be taught, and WriteShop makes it easy for the homeschool parent. One lesson every three weeks, working three days per week, allows for focused instruction time in appropriately large quantities and helps to reduce frustration and ensure mastery; lesson plans for one lesson every two, and every week, are also included. Plans for teaching children at multiple levels and using different books are also provided, making life simpler for homeschoolers teaching multiple age ranges.

Lessons have a specific focus, with all the lessons in a book focused around a theme (with optional other themes designed to fit into common unit studies), lesson objectives, materials needed, advance prep, and guided activities sets and guided writing practice instructions. Semi-scripted lessons provide all you need, including questions, instructions, examples of completed work, reduced versions of the sold-separately Student Activity Set Worksheet Pack, and other instructions.

This program is designed to be used incrementally, from each sold-separately Book A, B, and C. "Flying Higher" and "Want to Do More?" activities are provided for advanced students who want more of a challenge. Book B is recommended for 2nd grade or a 3rd grader with limited writing experience. 214 pages, indexed, softcover, spiralbound.

  1. WriteShop Activity Set Worksheet Pack, Book B
    WriteShop Activity Set Worksheet Pack, Book B
    Writeshop / Other
    $5.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987324

This pack of WriteShop Primary Book B Activity Set Worksheets is designed to accompany the sold-separately WriteShop Primary Teacher's Guide B and cannot be used independently. Each lesson in the teacher's manual has a corresponding worksheet in this pack designed to complement the lesson. Practicing and applying newly learned skills, the fun worksheets begin simply to help students learn to love writing without feeling overwhelmed; worksheets increase in difficulty as students progress through the program.

Twenty fun activities tie together skills by helping students to learn new words, make a story web, organize brainstorming ideas, publishing a writing project, and independently wok on handwriting, spelling, and other basic writing skills. The back of each page also includes space for children to write freely. Two Primary Writing Skills Evaluation Charts are also included which track the progress of five lessons each. Loose-leaf pages reproducible for single-family use. Grade 2.

Write Shop Primary Book C

  1. WriteShop Primary Book C
    WriteShop Primary Book C
    Writeshop / Other
    $35.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987325

Developed for younger children in grades K-3, WriteShop Primary provides the same incremental approach to using vivid words, but without the rigor that can often discourage young kids from writing. Fun, colorful, and meaningful activities provide an introduction to early writing skills flexible enough for children to work at their own pace.

Writing is a skill that needs to be taught, and WriteShop makes it easy for the homeschool parent. One lesson every three weeks, working three days per week, allows for focused instruction time in appropriately large quantities and helps to reduce frustration and ensure mastery; lesson plans for one lesson every two, and every week, are also included. Plans for teaching children at multiple levels and using different books are also provided, making life simpler for homeschoolers teaching multiple age ranges.

Lessons have a specific focus, with all the lessons in a book focused around a theme (with optional other themes designed to fit into common unit studies), lesson objectives, materials needed, advance prep, and guided activities sets and guided writing practice instructions. Semi-scripted lessons provide all you need, including questions, instructions, examples of completed work, reduced versions of the sold-separately WriteShop Primary Activity Set Worksheet Pack, and other instructions.

This program is designed to be used incrementally, from each sold-separately Book A, B, and C. "Flying Higher" and "Want to Do More?" activities are provided for advanced students who want more of a challenge. Book C is recommended for 3rd grade or a 4th grader with limited writing experience; with adaptations to remove some of the more "childish" activities, it may also be used for older students. 241 pages, indexed, softcover, spiralbound.

  1. WriteShop Activity Set Worksheet Pack, Book C
    WriteShop Activity Set Worksheet Pack, Book C
    Writeshop / Other
    $5.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW987326

This pack of WriteShop Primary Book C Activity Set Worksheets is designed to accompany the sold-separately WriteShop Primary C Teacher's Guide and cannot be used independently. Each lesson in the teacher's manual has a corresponding worksheet in this pack designed to complement the lesson. Practicing and applying newly learned skills, the fun worksheets begin simply to help students learn to love writing without feeling overwhelmed; worksheets increase in difficulty as students progress through the program.

Twenty fun activities tie together skills by helping students to learn new words, make a story web, organize brainstorming ideas, publishing a writing project, and independently wok on handwriting, spelling, and other basic writing skills. The back of each page also includes space for children to write freely. Two Primary Writing Skills Evaluation Charts are also included which track the progress of five lessons each. Loose-leaf pages reproducible for single-family use. Grade 3 & up.

WriteShop Primary Book D

  1. Write Shop Junior Time-Saver Pack, Book D
    Write Shop Junior Time-Saver Pack, Book D
    Nancy I. Sanders
    Writeshop / Other
    $14.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW027164

This timer-saver pack is designed to be a time-saving measure for families who are using WriteShop Junior: Book D. This set of loose-leaf pages includes a number of sturdy, ready-made props for activities featured throughout Book D, such as game cards, spinners, templates, sentence starters, and other fun projects. Instructions on making these components are available in the Teacher's Guide, but this set provides pre-printed, ready-to-cut-out pages printed on both white and colored cardstock for easy lesson prep.

  1. Write Shop Junior  Teacher's Guide, Book D
    Write Shop Junior Teacher's Guide, Book D
    Writeshop / Other
    $45.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW207126

Bridging the transition from guided elementary writing to increasingly independent writing skills necessary for later grades, Writeshop Junior will guide students in grades 3-6 through each stage of the writing process . . . while keeping writing fun and enjoyable!

WriteShop D focuses on choosing strong words, using proper grammar & pronunciation; brainstorming, writing paragraphs, research-based assignments, and self-editing.

Writing is a skill that needs to be taught, and WriteShop makes it easy for the homeschool parent to provide hands-on instruction. One lesson every three weeks, working three days per week, allows for focused instruction time in appropriate quantities and helps to reduce frustration and ensure mastery; lesson plans for one lesson every two weeks are also included for families who would prefer to only take 20 weeks to finish the curriculum. Plans for teaching children at multiple levels and using different books are also provided, making life simpler for homeschoolers teaching multiple age ranges.

Each lesson is taught through a series of 8 activity sets, allowing students to become familiar and comfortable with the program format. Students will keep a reading log, complete pre-writing activities, practice journal writing, brainstorm, begin writing a first draft, edit & revise the first draft, work on a final draft, and finally an receive an evaluation with optional extension activities.

Lessons have a specific skill focus, and include lesson objectives, materials needed, advance prep, and detailed instructions for each stage in the process. Lesson plans provide all you need, including step-by-step directions, fully-scripted presentations where necessary, questions, instructions, examples of completed work, and reduced-size reproductions of the sold-separately WriteShop Junior D: Activity Pack.

This program is "ungraded," and thus skills and age should determine placement; this level would most likely be appropriate for students in grades 4-6. 266 pages, indexed, softcover, spiralbound.

  1. Write Shop Junior Fold-N-Go Grammar Pack Level 1
    Write Shop Junior Fold-N-Go Grammar Pack Level 1
    Nancy I. Sanders
    Writeshop / Other
    $21.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW277171

Students will actually like-and learn!-grammar using these unique "fold-n-go" booklets. The "Fold-N-Go" Grammar Pack provides students with a reference collection filled with grammar rules and writing skills. Assembled using a (not-included) file folder to form large flipbooks (1 per lesson), students will end up creating their own guide to punctuation, self-editing, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, capitalization, and references. Pages are printed on colorful neon paper.

Loose-leaf pages reproducible for single-family use Grades 4-6. This resource can be used as a stand-alone grammar resource, or for a second child using the WriteShop Book D curriculum. This resource is already included within the Book D Activity Pack, and does not need to be purchased again for the same student.

This kit includes:

  • Instructions to assembled and complete each Fold-N-Go
  • 10 Fold-N-Go grammar guides printed on colored paper (60 pages total)
  • 20 Fold-N-Go bookmarks (2 per lesson) containing key rules-at-a-glance
  • Answer Keys

  1. Write Shop Junior Activity Pack w/Fold-N-Go Grammar, Book D
    Write Shop Junior Activity Pack w/Fold-N-Go Grammar, Book D
    Writeshop / Other
    $45.95
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW027140

This pack of WriteShop Junior Book D Activity Set Worksheets is designed to accompany the sold-separately WriteShop Junior Book D Teacher's Guide, and cannot be used independently. Divided into two gum-bound stacks for easy removal, worksheets are divided between student worksheets and the "Fold-N-Go" grammar pack.

Student worksheets include the activity pages that need to be completed for each lesson, and include pre-writing activities, skill builders, journal prompts, graphic organizers, checklists, and forms.

The "Fold-N-Go" Grammar Pack provides students with a reference of grammar rules and writing skills. Assembled using a (not-included) file folder to form large flipbooks (1 per lesson), students will end up creating their own guide to punctuation, self-editing, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, capitalization, and references. Pages are printed on colorful neon paper.

Loose-leaf pages reproducible for single-family use; top-bound gum binding for easy page removal. Grades 4-6.