Head for Home Reading
The Head for Home series for Reading addresses key skills for struggling students, on-level students, and advanced students. For each grade level, multiple skill levels are offered to target students’ needs.
Common Core Writing Handbooks
Write Source Homeschool Package
Write Source is a student-friendly, comprehensive writing program for grades 1–12 with research-based instruction to help students become better writers, thinkers, and learners. Write Source uses a clear, logical sequence of instruction to support students through all stages of the writing process. With Write Source, students develop effective writing skills to last a lifetime. With writing instruction at the core, grammar, usage, and mechanics are taught in an authentic writing context.
The Write Source homeschool package includes a Student Edition, Teacher’s Edition, and Assessment Workbook.
of the writing process
• Integrated Six Traits instruction in every unit
• Key writing forms covered in detail
• Student models for every writing form
• Strategies for writing across the curriculum and on writing assessments
• Graphic organizers to help students focus their writing
• Activities for building mechanics, grammar, and usage skills
• Clear, logical sequence of instruction
• Meaningful test prep with pretests, posttests, writing prompts, and more
• Mini lessons to introduce and reinforce key concepts
• Differentiated and cross-curricular instruction to meet all needs
• Additional information on writing process and six traits
correlated to national standards
- • Step-by-step teacher notes
Saxon Phonics K-2 and Saxon Phonics Intervention prepare children to be successful, independent readers and spellers. Supported by research on effective reading instruction, Saxon’s phonics programs are appropriate for all children, including those with learning difficulties. No prior knowledge is required to teach these success-oriented programs. The lessons are completely scripted to make teaching easy.
Saxon Grammar and Writing
Saxon Grammar and Writing is produced by Stephen Hake, co-author of the Saxon middle grades math books. It is a comprehensive language arts program designed with the Saxon Math model of incremental development and continual review. Homeschool kits for grades 5 through 8 include a Student Textbook, a Student Workbook, and a Teacher Packet. The Student Textbook instructs students on key grammar and usage concepts, the Student Workbook systematically guides students through the writing process, and the Teacher Packet provides answers and allows parents to monitor their child's progress.
Houghton Mifflin English Homeschool Packages
Houghton Mifflin English provides developmentally appropriate lessons that concentrate on grammar, usage, and mechanics skills, as well as the six traits of writing. Each package includes a Student Edition, Teacher's Edition, Workbook Plus, and Grammar and Writing Assessment.
Holt Elements of Language (Grades 6-12)
With an emphasis on reading informational texts, Elements of Language provides content, activities, and resources to help today's students excel. Highly focused Writing Workshops support students' writing development, while the Warriner's approach to grammar helps them master language skills.