Focusing Strategies

Building More Specific Images in Compositions

Since it takes a number of skills to write an interesting, cohesive composition, daily writing assignments alone won’t necessarily result in better writing. As a consultant, I read samples of kids’ compositions and offer suggestions for practice in any weak area. One of the most common weaknesses seems to be the use of a very …

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Is It Easy?

Greetings! Welcome to my very first column on the Internet. I admit I avoided the Internet in the past because it all seemed so overwhelming. I imagine that’s how plenty of homeschoolers feel these days when it comes to sorting through all the curriculum resources available now. Tired, overworked, and with a sense of having …

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