The Writer's Hub

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DEAR VISITOR,

THE HUB IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

However, as we build this section, we'll add PDFs that you can use. So feel free to poke around and download any resources as they become available. 

 

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Free Writing & Communication Resources 

Welcome to the Hub - a place to get free, downloadable, printable and shareable resources to help kids learn the fundamentals of writing and communication.

Here's what you need to know about this page:

  • Everything is copyright free. 
  • These worksheets have been created by professional writers. They have not been developed to specifically align with any region's curriculum.
  • This content can be used independently or with our books, which can be transformed into a treasure trove of interesting short- and long-form writing exercises. We'll have a TIP SHEET of ideas soon. 

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This page is divided into four sections: Parts of Speech, Parts of Sentences, Mechanics and Style & Editing. We're adding new PDFs every week. 
 

Work-in-Progress!

1. Parts of Speech

(Section intro to come)

PDFs/TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

 

2. Parts of Sentences

(Section intro to come)

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

Basics first:

Levelling Up:

  • Phrases vs Clauses 
  • Prepositional Phrases: As adjectives & adverbs, misplaced 
  • Appositives & Appositive Phrases: Weird name, handy tool 
  • Verbals & Verbal Phrases: Gerunds, Infinitives, Participles 
  • Independent vs. Dependent Clause
  • Overview: Compound and Complex Sentences
  • More About Conjunctions and Connectors 

3. Mechanics

Section intro and topic list to come

 

4. Style & Editing

(Section intro to come)

General writing tips:

 

    Playing with Specific Rhetorical Devices:

    • Hyperbole
    • Simile
    • Metaphor
    • Alliteration
    • Repetition: Anaphora & Epistrophe
    • Antithesis
    • Parallelism
    • Questions (Hypophora)
    • Climactic Order
    • More

    Playing with Sentence Structure to Add Variety:

    • Using Verbal Phrases 
    • Using Subordinating Conjunctions
    • Using Compound Sentences
    • Using Colons and Dashes
    • Using Prepositional Phrases
    • Using Conditional Statements
    • Using Cause and Effect Statements
    • More