In this hangout, we discuss the role of creative writing in the homeschool language arts curriculum.
•Why should you encourage your kids to write creatively? Aren’t essays and research papers more important and more practical than writing short stories and novels?
•What are some good ways to teach creative writing? What materials do you recommend?
•When do you start teaching it? When do kids out grow it?
•What if your child hates creative writing? Should you force it?
•What is the connection between reading and being a good writer?