Multi-Level Ancients Writing Assignment Ideas

Writing Assignment Options

Choose one or more writing assignments for your child to work on during each unit.  Younger children can dictate while you write.  Older students may need you to collaborate with them or at least help them until their ideas start flowing.

□  Narration (summary of what was learned)

□  Outline (points under key topic headings)

□  Book plot chart (basic)

□  Book plot chart (advanced)

□  Gossip magazine (what secrets or scandals involve famous people from this time)

□  Comic Strip

□  Mail order catalog (what items would people of this culture need and/or sell)

□  Newspaper (article or collection of articles on different topics including sports, arts and culture, events, politics, want ads, classifieds, obituaries, etc.)

□  Postcard (use a 4 x 6 index card; illustrate the blank side and write a brief note about your travels on the lined side)

□  Travel brochure

□  Store flyer (what type of shop might this culture have and what would it sell)

□  Book review

□  Recipe book

□  Cereal Box book report

□  A poem (simple or epic)

□  Retelling of a folk tale or myth

□  Art critic

□  Food critic

□  Weather report

□  Agricultural report

□  How To manual (how to make a mummy, how to build a pyramid, etc.)

□  Political poster or government propaganda poster

□  Fashion magazine or clothing catalog

□  Mini biography

□  A script for a play or puppet show

□  Architectural magazine

□  Scientific magazine (featuring new innovations or scientists)

□  Transportation magazine (foot, chariot, horse, etc.)

□  Compare and contrast two cultures, people, or events

□  Research report on _______ (person, culture, religion, event, invention, etc.)

□  Persuasive essay about why ______ (person, culture, religion, event, invention, etc.) was beneficial or harmful to the world at large

□  Literary essay about symbolism or a theme with supporting evidence from the text



About Laura

I've been homeschooling since 2005. I have six children (born 2000 - 2012). We are eclectic in our approach with a bit more Well-Trained Mind philosophy over anything else.
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