1shortmomto4 Posted September 21, 2012 Share Posted September 21, 2012 I read all the time how hard finding the write tool to teach writing is probably one of the biggest challenges mom's face - so true! My ds (7th) has severe dyslexia and dysgraphia and he has made so much progress in the reading department (on grade-level now) but I've really been trying to implement more writing. We were working through Winning with Writing (level 3) because it included a bit of grammar (wee bit) but the writing lessons were short, daily and very manageable without overwhelming until today. We had to write a 5 sentence paragraph sharing the differences of summer and winter. I found myself going - when did he learn to write an intro sentence or a closing sentence? I looked back and it was more of a "pick the one" sentence but no actual work. We did use Writing with Ease Level 2 and that worked to train his brain to think logically but we stalled on level 3 because it was too much which is why I switched to WWW but now I find myself thinking - do I need to make another change (as you so often do with Dyslexic kids - in the process of teach, reteach and teach and having to use various tools to do it). Has anyone had any success with any programs out there that are not too expensive or teach intensive? Or do I just plod on through, maybe even pick up WWEase 3 and try that again - he is so creative (loved making up stories when we used the Queens LL (not going back to Queens - to many typos in a copywork book). I am having him try to write more in history (we are using MFW CTG). Maybe I should drop (again) the formal writing instruction and work on journaling or something? I've got the grammar part covered with FLL 4 (doing beautifully on that). Any ideas? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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