All the practicality, humor and fun of Wordsmith, but written for the younger student, ages 9-12. An easy to use writing course encouraging students to develop their writing skills as they participate in every role on a newspaper staff: editor, reporter, writer, and more. Children develop a love for writing as they express themselves through sentence and paragraph writing, persuasive writing, and much more. Large font and clean type for easy reading. With delightful illustrations, developing writing skills is made fun and easy. Using a newspaper as a basis for all writing, this easy-to-use writing course provides a year’s worth of interesting composition assignments. Spiral bound, 120 pages. For 4th-6th grade.