Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2012’

Care About What You Write (and Write What You Care About)


One of the challenges every writing teacher faces is assigning writing projects that students care about. All of us have been frustrated by having to write about something that doesn’t interest us. At WriteAtHome, we try to offer a variety of writing opportunities with enough flexibility and creativity to suit a range of tastes.

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Writing Prompt: Parent or Student of the Year


Write a letter nominating one of your parents (or both) for a prestigious Parent of the Year award. Or, if …

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A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no [writer] can afford to neglect this part of his preparation. ~Howard Crosby

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Take the 100 Words Quiz!


Take the quiz and see how well you know “The 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know”!

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