Improving Written Expression

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Improving the writing skills of students having difficulty in this area is not easy.  There are several key components underlying students’ writing difficulties: A failure to plan and effectively organise their writing. Difficulty in writing a sufficient quantity of text … Continued

Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

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Building vocabulary has been identified as one of the core elements that needs to be included in reading instruction for ‘at risk’ students. Vocabulary includes all words used, both orally and in the written form, which are required in order to … Continued

Increasing Creativity

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Underpinning effective writing is creative thinking. The following activities have been shown to be effective for developing creativity. When you do these activities with children, keep it fun and join in, offering your ideas as well. Alternative Uses The Alternative … Continued