My daughter used Cover Story in eighth grade and she really enjoyed it. She loves writing and wrote a review on it that you can read here. We will be using One Year Adventure Novel next year. The publisher has generously offered our subscribers a $20 discount off either set. Scroll down to learn more!
Cover Story takes middle school students – 6th through 9th grade – on a guided tour through the universe of Story. Through the process of creating the content for their own magazine in a single school year, students are led, step by step, on a fun, thought-provoking journey of exploration and creation. They write poems, short stories, non-fiction articles, letters, and many other short pieces.
They also learn to journal every day by following the creative structure of The Remarkable Journal of Professor Gunther Von Steuben. Along the way, they study not just a story’s form, but its execution.
The program covers poetry, short stories, creative non-fiction, interviews, blogs, letters, and much more in video lessons taught by a professional writer.
The informative course is built around the idea that writing is an inherently fun activity when approached through the doorway of a student’s creative passion. No matter how much your middle school student might already know about writing, Cover Story will challenge them to go deeper.
Light steampunk themes, writing prompts with a twist, and fascinating concepts all help to keep your student engaged. Your student will never look at writing the same way again.
Language Arts Program
• Story techniques and structure
• Critical thinking
• Grammar (included but optional)
• Taught by an award-winning writer
• No prep work required for teacher
• Class is taught for you through video
• Students create content for their own magazine
• Humorous skits illustrate concepts
• Self-motivating materials
• Step-by-step and easy-to-follow
Write a Novel in One School Year!
The One Year Adventure Novel writing curriculum guides students (grades 8–12) step by step through the process of writing a compelling, fully structured novel in one school year. Video-based and self-directed, it is ideal for home school students but also works in co-ops and schools.
Young writers, no matter how much natural talent and discipline they have, need training in understanding Story—what makes a story work. With honesty, passion, and humor, author Daniel Schwabauer takes students behind the scenes of novel-writing. Learn more here.
Special savings for subscribers of Homeschool Giveaways:
$20 OFF any basic set of The One Year Adventure Novel and/or Cover Story Writing (applies to both DVD and Cloud video sets)
Use coupon code HSGsummer2016 (Coupon valid June 27–July 8, 2016)
Carrie is the owner & operator of Homeschool Giveaways. She has been homeschooling for over a decade and has successfully graduated her first homeschooler. She has two girls and works side by side at home with her awesome husband. She has been saved by grace, fails daily, but continues to strive toward the prize of the high calling of being a daughter of the Most High God.