Video Tutorials

writingThe following videos are designed to be used as an introduction to each lesson. They feature Lisa Funari-Willever, Nicky Fifth (Patrick Willever), T-Bone (Dalton Hutchinson), and Wanda (Jessica Willever). You may spot an extra little boy or two! Keep your eyes peeled for Lisa’s youngest son Timmy and director Iris Hutchinson’s son Wyatt. Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video #1 – Intro

Video #2 – Power of a Good Topic

Video #5 – What You Like and What You Know

 Video #6 – Calling All Characters

 Video #7 – Getting a Setting

Video #8 – Plotting a Plot

 Video #11 – Better Word Game

 Video #12 – Goodbye Dull Words

 Video #14 – Don’t Miss The Twist

 Video #15 – Twists

 Video #18 – Rules For Twists and Turns

 Video #19 – Word Choices

 Video #20 – Wanda’s Words

 Video #21 – Switcheroo

 Video #23 – Fragments

 Video #24 – Run Ons

Video #25 – Then What

Video #26 – Just Right Sentence

 Video #27 – Compound Sentences

 Video #28 – Complex Sentences

 Video #29 – Paragraphs: The Building Blocks of Good Stories

Video #30 – Transition Words

 Video #31 – Dialogue

 Video #32 – Write to Inform

 Video #33 – Write to Persuade

 Video #34 – Write to Entertain

Video #35 – Cleaning Up After the Party

Video #36 – Listening vs Hearing

Video #37 – Symbols for Editing

Video #38 – To Share or Not To Share

Video #39 – T-Bone’s Strategies for Standardized Testing