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6. Teach children to communicate their thoughts and feelings through writing

What to Do:

  • Provide daily opportunities for journaling
  • Encourage the child to write to others (letters, cards, invitations, emails, texts, etc.)
  • Have the child write responses to or reviews of stories, books, movies, and personal experiences
  • Engage the child in writing poetry
  • Read poetry together to hear the melody and style (e.g.: free verse, haiku, limerick, sonnets ,etc)
  • Use shared writing strategies such as Predictable Chart Writing (Module 7).

Things to Consider:

Always Ask Yourself
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