I finally chose a writing program that excites me -- Student Writing Intensive -- Level A by the Institute for Excellence in Writing. Both the boys adore Andrew Pudewa! Nathan is a natural writer who could use some practice in more expository writing, while Ben is a reluctant writer very much in need of a highly-structured writing program. While Nathan works nearly independently, I am next to Ben every step of the way. I thought I would share our first two writing assignments with my readers. Below are the assignments "Sea Snakes," "Tarantulas," and "Pillbugs."