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Write your name

Can you write your name? This early writing worksheet lets your child identify the letters in his or her name and practice writing it.

How to write a story

In this set of reading and writing worksheets, your children will first read two short stories for mechanics, then draw and label a diagram about those stories, answer prompts to create their own story, and finish by writing a complete story!

Which type of writing?

Each of these phrases comes from a different type of writing: instructions, explanations, poems, folk tales, novels, informational texts, or arguments. In this reading worksheet, your child will use the language to determine what type of text each phase comes from.

Write like a reporter!

Can you write a news article? In this language arts worksheet, your child will evaluate a poster and then write a newspaper story about the issue in the poster.

Best ways to support writing at home

How you can help at home: Support your child with these writing strategies.

Ten expert tips for improving writing

If your child has writer's block, these tips from writing coaches may help.

Ten tips for improving teens' writing

Break through writer's block and other common problems with these expert suggestions.

Fourth grade nonfiction writing samples

Nonfiction writing is an important indicator of how well your child is learning essential literary skills. These examples show you what good fourth grade writing looks like.

Fifth grade nonfiction writing samples

Learning to write nonfiction is increasingly important for school success. These writing samples show what good fifth grade writing looks like.

My Child Needs Help With Writing

My daughter has a hard time getting her ideas down on paper. She can tell me the story, but what ends up on paper is missing a lot of information. When I have her read it back and ask about the details she says "...