Introduce beginning writing skills to your students aged 5 to 9 through games, crafts, picture books, and one-on-one teaching time.
Fun Is the Word of the Day!
WriteShop Primary is an exciting, parent-guided writing curriculum with daily, easy-to-implement activities. WriteShop Primary uses hands-on activities to teach the concepts of the writing process at the very simplest level. It’s perfect for pre-writers as well as beginning and developing writers.
Lessons contained WriteShop Primary A
Lessons contained WriteShop Primary B
Lessons contained WriteShop Primary C
Watch Your Young Writers Blossom!
WriteShop Primary’s creative activities produce ideas and smiles! When you start teaching simple writing skills at a young age, children are less likely to fear and hate writing later on—and when fun replaces fear, their confidence will blossom.
Lessons are divided into Activity Sets to fully cover a topic without hurrying the child. Lots of examples make teaching easy for you. Each Activity Set includes time for you to model and teach writing in a relaxed, nonthreatening way.
Even at this young age, children can learn that writing is a process made up of several steps:
Planning. Familiar topics, simple graphic organizers, and gentle parent guidance help unlock your child’s creative ideas.
Writing. Children who can’t write independently yet are encouraged to dictate their stories to you. Writing assignments grow from three to five sentences in WriteShop Primary Book A to simple paragraphs and stories in Book B and Book C. Lessons build incrementally, and as children grow in skill and confidence, they are encouraged to become more independent writers, as they are able.
Editing. From the very beginning, children learn that editing is a natural part of writing. At the Primary level, most editing is done orally with guidance from you—in a gentle, encouraging way that focuses on the positive