Writing prompts for kindergarten through 8th grade
These writing prompts give kids just enough of a start to spark their imagination and get them writing in a no-stress, no-pressure way.
What your child should have learned in kindergarten to 8th grade
Here are some of the key skills your child should learn in kindergarten to 8th grade, plus ways to give your child a little extra practice over the summer.
What your 1st grader should have learned
Here are some key skills your first grader should have covered this year, plus ways to practice them over the summer.
1st grade writing samples
Wondering what your first grader's writing is supposed to look like? Here are two examples of grade-level writing projects by real first graders.
One key 1st grade writing skill
At this age, it may seem like writing is as simple as putting pen to paper, but as this teacher explains, your child is already learning a multi-step writing process.
Your first grader and Common Core: a cheat sheet
Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your first grader needs to learn — and how you can help at home.
Activity: Make a pop-up book
How you can help at home: In this activity your child makes a creative book to write a story in.
Writing worksheets for every grade
Sharpen your child's writing skills with these fun writing worksheets for preschoolers through fifth graders.