Writing Games For Kids - Goofy Ways to Make Writing Fun

Writing Games For Kids - Goofy Ways to Make Writing Fun

What’s the fastest way to capture and hold children’s attention during a lesson? Playing a goofy game! Who doesn’t love the chance to laugh and have fun? By engaging the kids in a fun learning game, they will be more likely to recall it later on. If you want to help your students improve their writing skills, try one of these fun and goofy writing games for kids. Mad Libs Without a doubt, Mad Libs is one of the most popular... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday April 26, 2016 comments Tags: writing, writing games, WordParts

Proper Grammar Doesn't Mean Stuffy Sentences

Proper Grammar Doesn't Mean Stuffy Sentences

Unfortunately, grammar has unjustly gotten a bit of a bad reputation. Some people believe that using proper grammar leads to stuffy and presumptuous sounding sentences. However, it is time to finally end this untrue assumption once and for all. Proper grammar doesn't mean stuffy sentences. It is an important aspect of all types of writingfrom a simple text message to a highly formal research paper. Although using proper grammar makes the... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday April 19, 2016 comments Tags: proper grammar, writing

5 Tips for Building Writing Skills at Home

5 Tips for Building Writing Skills at Home

What your kids learn when they are at home is just as important as what they learn each day inside the classroom. These five tips for how to improve writing skills will help you when helping your child improve their writing skillsat home. Tip #1: Make Writing Fun When working to build your child's writing skills, it should never bea "chore," or else they may start hatingit.Inspire your budding writer by setting up a writing corner in... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday March 29, 2016 comments Tags: writing, building writing skills

How Sentence Modeling Helps Kids Write Better

How Sentence Modeling Helps Kids Write Better

Common Core Writing incorporates a variety of techniques to help children learn how to write better. One of these methods,called sentence modeling, allows students to visualize how the individual words connect to form a complete thought. The sentence modeling activities included in Common Core Writing help kids write better in many different ways. Sentence Modeling Helps Kids Internalize Proper Grammar Using proper grammar is... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday March 22, 2016 comments Tags: writing, sentence modeling