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Writing with High School Homeschoolers
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I teach writing to a couple of classes of high school homeschoolers. Anyone else out there doing this? I think the biggest challenge is that my students come with such varied writing backgrounds.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thad Cardine Jul 20, 2011.

 

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Thad Cardine replied to Margie Watkins's discussion Writing with High School Homeschoolers
"I've taught quite a few high school writing/ literature classes for homeschoolers. While the varied backgrounds can be a challenge - most homeschoolers (at least those I've worked with) have a very good sense of working collaboratively. I…"
Jul 20, 2011
Margie Watkins replied to Margie Watkins's discussion Writing with High School Homeschoolers
"What a goldmine of information you are! Thank you, and let's keep talking... Margie"
Sep 19, 2009
Becky Drish replied to Margie Watkins's discussion Writing with High School Homeschoolers
"Yes, I have the book, Writing for 100 Days, and it has some good things. I have done a lot of research over the summer to prepare for this class and have found the NNWP website and lessons to be far above anything else out there. However, there…"
Sep 16, 2009
Margie Watkins replied to Margie Watkins's discussion Writing with High School Homeschoolers
"Thanks for the reply! Yes, I homeschool. I know what you mean about the preference for creative writing, but the writing I teach is mostly expository. My thinking is that students need to be able to write clearly, first and foremost, so that's…"
Sep 16, 2009
Becky Drish replied to Margie Watkins's discussion Writing with High School Homeschoolers
"Hi Margie! I am teaching high school and elementary writers for our homeschool co-op. I agree, there is a challenge with the varied writing backgrounds. In our group, there are differences even in what parents expect from the program. I guess it…"
Sep 16, 2009
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Writing with High School Homeschoolers

I teach writing to a couple of classes of high school homeschoolers. Anyone else out there doing this? I think the biggest challenge is that my students come with such varied writing backgrounds.
Sep 7, 2009

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