By Mary Leonhardt
Strong writing talents are crucial for achievement at school, collage, and at the activity. In ninety nine how one can Get teenagers to like Writing, educator Mary Leonhardt presents mom and dad with sensible, easy-to-follow how you can train their youngsters the basics of writing and make it enjoyable for them whilst.
Here are only some of her nuggets of advice:
¸ regularly be encouraging approximately your kid's writing.
¸ don't fret approximately instructing grammar to childrens once they are only commencing to write. so much grammar wisdom is bought instead of at once learned.
¸ supply lots of writing material.
¸ motivate your preschool little ones to dictate tales to you.
Leonhardt follows up with 10 effortless how you can educate Them Grammar, crucial instruments for all budding writers.
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We were all sitting around a campfire with just pitch-blackness all around. We couldn’t even see the trees! Then someone started telling this awful story… Also tell them to pretend they’re telling the story to their best friend, so they don’t do the kind of censoring and editing they do when they tell a story to parents or teachers. I sometimes have my classes write a story two ways, one with their parents as the audience, and one with their best friend as the audience. The differences are really comical.
Stand back and admire. But if you have a teenager who would rather take some time to smell the roses—and do some creative projects—I think that’s fine, too. Don’t push these kids into honors classes and insist that they get all A’s. Good writing takes time and emotional energy; students who are under intense parental pressure won’t have this kind of energy available. Nor will they develop the self-confidence and courage that really wonderful writing requires. Actually, I find that kids under great parental pressure don’t even have the motivation or energy to do well on regular school assignments.
Again, because children think in a literal fashion first, a journalistic style is ideal for early writers. Plus they learn to observe closely events around them, distinguish fact from opinion, and deal with quotes. Children who enjoy writing little newsletters in elementary school are also, then, in a great position to join the staff of high-school and college newspapers, where they get terrific training and practice in writing (much better, probably, than in their English classes). 35 With young children start by getting blank sheets of paper and showing them how to mark off a headline and two columns.