11-12 years old
For your rapidly growing writers!
Watch your emerging writers take more and more responsibility for their writing with our 12 month-long writing projects found in this amazing program! You'll guide and coach your middlers in writing forms that facilitate growth in skills like:
At the same time, you'll help your kids emotionally invest in their work by appealing to their creativity, personal passions, and expanding curiosity!
The Faltering Ownership program product:
Faltering Ownership is visually engaging, easy to use, and lasts an entire school year. The instructions for each project are detailed with illustrations as needed.
Bonus: The Art of Fiction and Poetry Play are writing projects for your creative writers.
Whether you are Charlotte Mason fans, classical homeschoolers, or unschoolers, this program will appeal to your family. There is plenty of room for personal adaptation. How you home educate will be supported by both the specific, helpful instructions, and the wide open space to interpret the projects individually.
NEW (included) in Faltering Ownership
Discover a Faltering Ownership universal Week in Focus Planner to use with every project, and for each project, Writing Skills Trackers and Student Monthly Project Planners.
The Week in Focus Planner will help you
The Writing Skills Trackers will provide you with
The Student Monthly Project Planners will help your child
The Faltering Ownership Planner is included with any purchase of Faltering Ownership.
If you purchased Faltering Ownership before 4/27/2020, you may purchase the Planner a la carte here to add to your program.
This product also appears in our Middle School Writers Bundle.
Listen to a podcast about Faltering Ownership, one of the natural stages of growth in writing.
This is a digital product. Feel free to print it for your own personal use.
Ages: Appropriate for middlers: 11-12 year olds. Also appropriate for multiple ages—younger siblings with the added parental support, or older students who need a little more hand holding before attacking high school level academic writing.
Format: 4-color PDF file, 150+ pages. Download it to your computer, laptop, or tablet/iPad. Permission to print also included in every purchase.
Download a 22-page free digital sample (select in the "Title" drop down menu below). Table of Contents included with list of writing projects.
For a complete writing program, you need three components:
1. The Writer's Jungle —For original writing. Teaches a parent how to coach a child to self-express in writing.
2. The Arrow —For the mechanics of writing taught through copywork and dictation, using quality literature.
3. Faltering Ownership —For writing projects. Faltering Ownership provides 12 month-long writing projects that combine original writing and skills in mechanics.
The three together create a stable three-legged stool from which you will confidently perch as you lead your children into the adventure of writing and literature, both philosophically and practically.
These can be purchased together in the Middle School Writers Bundle.
All purchases of digital products are FINAL. No refunds.