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Writing With Ease Level 1, Workbook

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The Writing With Ease Level 1, Workbook provides all of the copywork assignments, comprehension questions, and reading passages that you’ll need for a full year of writing study.

Using passages and sentences from classic children’s literature, the Level 1 Workbook allows young writers to practice their skills while absorbing the style and grace of great authors. Charming illustrations by Jeff West add a visual element that will spark your child’s imagination.

Make writing easier for you and your child…use Writing With Ease!

Contents

The Workbook contains two parts: the Instructor Section and the Student Pages.

The Instructor Section is divided into 36 weeks of instruction with four lessons per week. You get detailed directions and scripted dialogue with suggested student responses in every lesson, so you can teach with confidence!

The Student Pages are the consumable portion of the workbook given to the student for their writing assignment. Perforated for easy removal, the Student Pages have plenty of lined space for your student’s writing. (These included pages are the same as the pages we also sell separately: Level 1 Student Pages.)

Do you have more than one student? When you purchase the Workbook, you have permission to copy (or print from the PDF) the Student Pages as many times as you need for use within your own family. But if you want to keep your Workbook intact, or to save yourself the trouble of lugging it to Kinko’s, you can simply purchase an additional set of Level 1 Student Pages.

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Choose either: Downloadable PDF or Paperback
Your purchased, downloadable files are always accessible for redownload, whenever you need them, in your Well-Trained Mind account.

Need Help?

If your child has unique needs or if you feel that the recommended grade level is not a good fit, look at the Writing With Ease, Diagnostic Evaluations. These are the Mastery Evaluations used when the student has completed a Level’s Workbook and will help you choose the right level for your student.

If you can’t decide between Writing with Ease Level 4 and starting our intermediate series: Writing with Skill, or if you are interested in an alternate progression for writing instruction, see Susan’s updated grade recommendations.

Not sure about the purpose of elementary writing instruction? Be sure to listen to Susan’s Audio Lecture on the subject–one of our most popular downloads!

If you have questions about any of our products or need general information, visit our Customer Help Center.

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The Writing With Ease Level 1, Workbook provides all of the copywork assignments, comprehension questions, and reading passages that you’ll need for a full year of writing study.

Using passages and sentences from classic children’s literature, the Level 1 Workbook allows young writers to practice their skills while absorbing the style and grace of great authors. Charming illustrations by Jeff West add a visual element that will spark your child’s imagination.

Make writing easier for you and your child…use Writing With Ease!

Contents

The Workbook contains two parts: the Instructor Section and the Student Pages.

The Instructor Section is divided into 36 weeks of instruction with four lessons per week. You get detailed directions and scripted dialogue with suggested student responses in every lesson, so you can teach with confidence!

The Student Pages are the consumable portion of the workbook given to the student for their writing assignment. Perforated for easy removal, the Student Pages have plenty of lined space for your student’s writing. (These included pages are the same as the pages we also sell separately: Level 1 Student Pages.)

Do you have more than one student? When you purchase the Workbook, you have permission to copy (or print from the PDF) the Student Pages as many times as you need for use within your own family. But if you want to keep your Workbook intact, or to save yourself the trouble of lugging it to Kinko’s, you can simply purchase an additional set of Level 1 Student Pages.

Available Format

Choose either: Downloadable PDF or Paperback
Your purchased, downloadable files are always accessible for redownload, whenever you need them, in your Well-Trained Mind account.

Need Help?

If your child has unique needs or if you feel that the recommended grade level is not a good fit, look at the Writing With Ease, Diagnostic Evaluations. These are the Mastery Evaluations used when the student has completed a Level’s Workbook and will help you choose the right level for your student.

If you can’t decide between Writing with Ease Level 4 and starting our intermediate series: Writing with Skill, or if you are interested in an alternate progression for writing instruction, see Susan’s updated grade recommendations.

Not sure about the purpose of elementary writing instruction? Be sure to listen to Susan’s Audio Lecture on the subject–one of our most popular downloads!

If you have questions about any of our products or need general information, visit our Customer Help Center.

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  1. Question

    Do we need both the workbook AND the teacher’s guide? Also, what is the difference between the workbook and the student looseleaf pages?

    • Yes, it’s best to have both the workbook and the teacher’s guide. There is some overlap, but the teacher’s guide has a lot of helpful “why” and troubleshooting material.
      The workbook contains instructions AND all the pages the student will need. The looseleaf pack is ONLY the student pages; no instructions. Pick up a looseleaf pack for additional students; that way you don’t have to buy them a whole other book.

  2. One person found this helpful

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    Hi. I am from the UK and trying to obtain the pdf versions of the first language lessons for the well trained mind level 1, writing with ease level 1, and writing with skill level 1 at the discounted rate of 40% per text however once I got to the final calculations the 40% discounts disappeared and I am unable to purchase it at that rate. Has the sale ended? If so will there be another sale soon? I am really interested in buying these resources for my homeschool but I have a budget due to being a single mum of 4. Please get back to me as soon as possible. I shall be very grateful. Kind Regards. Shareen

    • Thanks for checking. Yes, that sale ended on Sunday, unfortunately. There won’t be another sale on Grammar products very soon.

  3. 2 out of 2 people found this helpful

    5 out of 5 Excellent - My Favorite

    I love this series. I think it is perfect. I have taught Level 1 to a first grader and Level 2 to a second grader. I was able to tailor the lessons to a child who was strong-willed, struggled with handwriting, and was too anxious to think up and write out a complete sentence. I love that the daily time commitment is short – for instructor and student. I love that it is so well thought out and gradual in building skill and confidence. I loved that I had to do no lesson planning; I just got the worksheets out for that day, sat on the couch with my daughter (while I nursed a newborn), and we were able to complete the lesson in about 10-20 minutes (depending on student cooperation and toddler & baby interruptions). After a year off from homeschooling, I look forward to teaching Writing With Ease again this year!

  4. Question

    I homeschool two children. If I get the WWE Instructor Manual and two sets of the Student Pages will I have enough material to teach the program. I anticipate some potential conflict between the kids if one gets an activity book and the other loose leaf pages.

    • One person found this helpful

      If you get the Student Pages for Workbook 1 without getting a copy of Workbook 1, you’ll be missing a lot of the assignments. The Student Pages assume that you have Workbook 1. If you’re looking for an economical solution, you could get each child their own copy of Workbook 1 from our “Scratch & Dent” sale. These books have very mild marking or scratches on the covers, but are otherwise completely intact, and we sell them for 60% less than the cover price! Call our office at 1.877.322.3445 to order them.

  5. Question

    I have a 7 (turning 8) year old going into second grade. This would be our first time using this curriculum. I know she would be in Level 1 with WWE, but what level would pair best in FLL? She does already know about most parts of speech and sentence structure, should I start her at level 2 in FLL?

    • One person found this helpful

      Start with Level 1, but you can move quickly through the early lessons, since some of it will be review. Also, if you’re using WWE and FLL at the same time, you can skip any of the exercises in FLL that are called “Story Narration” or “Poem Narration,” since she’ll be getting plenty of that in WWE.

  6. Question

    Does the workbook include the copywork and narration exercise for every week? For example, with the combined years 1-3 textbook I have, certain weeks are chosen by the teacher. Does the teacher choose them for the workbook, or are they provided?

    • The workbook includes copywork and narration exercises for every week. It’s all provided!

  7. Question

    This will be the first year that I am using this with my kids. How do I know which level they should start with? I have 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 8th graders. Thanks!

    • 2 out of 2 people found this helpful

      For Writing With Ease levels 1-4, you should check out our diagnostic evaluations. These are the end-of-year evaluations for each of the four years of the program, and they give you a pretty good idea of where we expect the student to be at the end of each year: downloads.peacehillpress.com/pdfs/samples/wwe/wweevaluations.pdf

  8. Question

    Are the student pages single sided or double sided in the loose leaf copy? I’m trying to decide how to print out my PDF version.

    • The pages are single sided.

  9. Question

    Hi! My son is almost 6 and has learnt quite a bit of writing at reception in the UK. Do you think I could start with level 1 or is it too early?

    • It might be all right…try the first few lessons and see. But there is no hurry. Take lots of breaks and keep the lessons brief.

  10. Question

    Hi
    I have recently started WWE 1 with my 8.5 year old. Thus far, I have been asking him to write down his answer for each question in the narration exercise.( He has good understanding and has covered the basics of grammar using various UK curricula. He has delayed motor development and so, finds writing tiring.)
    Would you suggest continuing in this fashion? Or would it be more appropriate to complete narration exercise as intended and cover 2 weeks’ lessons per week and ‘catch up’ in theory? Many thanks

    • The way you have been doing it sounds good to us, and should work!

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  11. Question

    Hi,
    If I use FLL level 1 and WWE 1 for my 6 year old, do I assign the narration and copy work in both books or just one of the books. I feel as though, if I assign narration and copy work for both it would be a little much for him. We are based in the U.K. and he will in year 1 this year. Thank you.

    • You’re right; that will be a little too much for him. For a 6, 7, or 8 year-old student, if you’re using both WWE and FLL, skip the narration and copywork exercises in FLL. WWE will give them plenty of that.

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  12. Question

    If doing this in conjunction with First Language Lessons, would you start both at the same time on lesson 1, or would you wait to start FLL at a later time? Is there a recommendation on pacing the two available?

    • They don’t have to be started at the same time; they are independent of each other. A lot of students find FLL a little bit simpler/easier to start first because it doesn’t require as much handwriting.
      If you do both books at the same time, you can skip the FLL exercises called “Narration” or “copywork.”

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  13. Question

    We just began homeschooling our 8-year old, who is finishing up Second grade. Writing with Ease is our choice for Writing curriculum, but curious which book to purchase for her. (I only have Strong Fundamentals.) She reads at a much higher level, and was in Gifted and Talented in public school. I don’t want to bore her, but also don’t want to skip over valuable studies. For example, she knows nouns, verbs, etc. but does not know how to properly use quotations, commas, etc. I also haven’t seen her do any sentence diagramming.

  14. Question

    I bought both writing with ease and first language lessons and I am now very confused why you would need both? FLL seems to have copywork and narration in it, how do you combine the two programs? I have an almost 7 year old, and I wonder if I should just save writing with ease until later on? Or try to integrate both?

    • It’s true, there is a little bit of overlap! So if you’re doing both at once, then skip any narration/copywork/dictation exercises in FLL and focus on the grammar (parts of speech, capitalization, etc). The student will get plenty of narration/dictation practice in WWE.
      For a 7-year-old, there’s plenty of time ahead, so if it feels like too much, focus on FLL this year and save WWE for next year.

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  15. Question

    Where can I see a sample of this?
    Thank you

  16. Question

    Dors the level 1 writing with ease workbook include the instructers guide or are they sold separately? I see in the discription it says the workbook contains two parts: the Instructor Section and the Student Pages. Not sure what I need to get.

    • The Level 1 “Writing With Ease” workbook includes all instructor materials for those lessons. They are in the first half of that workbook. The “Writing With Ease Instructor Text” is different, and it is optional. It’s one book that gives instruction for all four years…plus it has a lot of additional explanation of the “how” and “why” of our method of teaching, and some advice for troubleshooting various problems. You can teach Level 1 using just the workbook, since it has all the instructions for the lessons in the first half, but the instructor text is a helpful supplement.

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  17. Question

    I have a 9 years old, 4th grader. What Level of WWE should I start with her?

    • In this situation it would probably be best to start with level 3. But you should check out our Diagnostic Evaluations–the year-end evaluations from each of the four years, so you can see where we would like a student to be at the end of each level of WWE: http://downloads.peacehillpress.com/pdfs/samples/wwe/wweevaluations.pdf

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  18. Question

    My daughter will be starting 3rd grade in the fall. I am wanting to start a writing program for her but I’m not sure which level to start with. Do I start with level 1 even though she’s starting grade 3?

    • You aren’t required to start at level 1. You could start her in level 2 or 3. Here is a link to the Diagnostic Evaluations: the end-of-year evaluations for each of the four years of WWE. You can see, from this, where we expect a student to be at the end of each year. downloads.peacehillpress.com/pdfs/samples/wwe/wweevaluations.pdf
      We’ll be happy to answer any other questions at support@welltrainedmind.com

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  19. Question

    What is recommenced for preschool and k-5 writing? Learning to write ABC’s, words, handwriting, etc.

    • There are two different programs we recommend: Handwriting Without Tears (starting with “Letters and Numbers for Me”), and Zaner-Bloser (starting with “Grade K”).

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  20. Question

    What age/grade is this for? Thanks.

    • Ideally for a 7 or 8 year old student.

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