These free printable PDFs are our take on the classic kids' game — with an emotional smarts twist.
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Bestseller's writing tips blast through resistance to teach kids to write.
A best-selling author offers five techniques to get kids excited about putting words on the page.
Our 5 favorite 4th grade writing worksheets
Help your fourth grader hone important writing skills, like separating fact from opinion, using prepositional phrases, and creating complex sentences.
4th grade grammar worksheets
Give your child a little practice perfecting punctuation, coming up with compound sentences, picking prepositions — and even editing!
Write a menu
Try this fun exercise next time you go out to eat to help build language skills with your fourth or fifth grader.
Make a family cookbook
Your child can practice valuable skills and you can make a memorable gift when you create a family cookbook together.
Your fourth grader and Common Core
Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your fourth grader needs to learn — and how you can help at home.