Blog Roundup: October 2018

Brave Writer Lifestyle October 2018 Roundup

Welcome to the latest blog roundup! See how other homeschooling families practice the Brave Writer Lifestyle!

4 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Teens to Write – Kay (Heart-to-Heart Homeschooling)

“I first heard about freewriting while going through Julie Bogart’s, The Writer’s Jungle. The concept is simple, but effective. A timer, pen or pencil, and paper can unlock the words within your teen when done consistently.” Read more

An Honest Brave Writer Review From a Former Skeptic – June (This Simple Balance)

“Brave Writer reviews can be extremely polarized and confusing. As a new homeschool mom searching for a unique language arts curriculum, I read them and walked away bewildered, not knowing what to think. So what turned a former skeptic into a Brave Writer enthusiast? Read my honest Brave Writer review to find out.” Read more

Writing and Observing with all of Our Senses – Erin (Nourishing My Scholar)

“Observation is a key component to good writing. With detailed observation skills, our children can describe most anything and have their readers feel as though they are seeing it with their own eyes. Writing and observing can be practiced with Brave Writer’s Keen Observation exercise.” Read more

Why It’s So Hard to Learn to Communicate through Writing – Dachelle (Hide the Chocolate)

“In chapter two of The Writer’s Jungle, Julie Bogart describes the communication game. The communication game is a simple concept – teach your kids to communicate effectively by describing objects in detail. Within this simple premise is a game that had the kids laughing and begging to play more.” Read more

The Scarlet Letter Book Club – A Party School in Contrasts – Dachelle (Hide the Chocolate)

“Light and dark cookies, scarlet punch and illuminated letters were some of the ways my guest writer, Chantelle, and her family celebrated their latest literary adventure, The Scarlet Letter book club.” Read more

Using free-writing to hear what your child wants to say – A Muslim Homeschool

“I want to draw your attention to something that you probably haven’t paid much attention to, and it will blow your mind when you realise it….it did mine! As obvious as it is (when you’re aware) not many of us actually see it until its pointed out (I got my alert from Brave Writer).” Read more

Elementary Writing Prompts are ESSENTIAL for Improving Writing. Find Out Why! – Ashley (The Homeschool Resource Room)

“Brave Writer is our go-to writing program for everything writing. Julie has a gentle but full approach to encouraging young writers as they move through the writing stages.” Read more

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