Independent Activities for Summer Reading

At the beginning of June, we transitioned into our summer homeschool activities. While summer reading isn’t our only activity, it has always been an important part of what we do. My son will begin high school in the fall. And this summer, I wanted to be more intentional about the books he’s reading. I alsoContinue reading “Independent Activities for Summer Reading”

Teaching Resource: Lesson Plan Coming Soon

I began posting this teaching resource series in February. The worksheets, handouts, and lesson plan were things I had created as part of a creative writing course for our homeschool. We officially finished the course last week. It was then that I realized the last worksheet set wasn’t necessary. At least not as a separateContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Lesson Plan Coming Soon”

Teaching Resource: World Building

This is the fourth set in a series resources for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. If you’d like to know more about this teaching resource series, check out the first post here. And May the 4th be with you! 😉 View additional teaching resourcesContinue reading “Teaching Resource: World Building”

Teaching Resource: Character Development

This is the third set in a series of worksheets for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. It’s suitable for students in middle grade and high school, and even beginning adult writers. If you’d like to know more about this teaching resource series, check outContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Character Development”

Fun, Free Resources for Kids

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases continues to rise all over the world. Friday, the US declared a state of emergency. Following President Trumps announcement, the public officials in our home state of Alabama issued a local state of emergency and announced schools would be shutting down for a two and a half week periodContinue reading “Fun, Free Resources for Kids”