Unicorn Writing

This is a fun site from a British primary school teacher with some great writing resources. There are lesson ideas for different kinds of writing, which include free videos with suggestions for activities. (You can also purchase inexpensive resource packs to go with them.) There are also writing prompts and some teaching tips. A great place for help with elementary level writing skills!

Write at Home

Online writing and literature classes for middle and high school levels. Courses run for 32, 16, or 8 weeks, with a weekly lesson and writing assignment. Students receive written feedback from the teacher. Prices are quite reasonable what is essentially a writing tutor.

Oxford Owl

This site from Oxford University Press has free ebooks and storytelling videos for elementary level students. There are also some great assessment tools for reading and writing, and some useful printable worksheets and activities. 

826 Digital

A small but growing collection of writing resources. It includes three types of resources: "sparks" are one-session prompts; "lessons" have specific outcomes and require longer or multiple sessions; and "projects" use multple sessions to work through the writing process. 

Mosdos Press

Secular literature and reading curriculum for grades 3 through 8. There is also a set of materials for writing research papers. The books look colorful and interesting, but the price is a little high.

Word Voyage

An online program with instruction in vocabulary, grammar, and sentence writing. This resource is for 4th grade and above, and you can choose a parent-led or online tutoring option. It is also available at a discount from Homeschool Buyers Co-op.


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