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A Few Secrets to Storytelling with Images

Some people see a blank page and panic. Others see it and smile. Which are you? Words and images work together. When a story ONLY has words on the page, the images are formed in the reader’s imagination. There is a great need for words in this case, and plenty of detail so the imagination…
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Creating a Environment Where Writers Win

It’s more fun to do projects you know you can win. If you were painting a table, you would have certain supplies to insure you will be able to complete the task all at one time; it makes sense. Writing is the same. And writing in a classroom environment means each student should be equipped…
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Sharing Motivates Learning

An important step of any writer’s process is the sharing phase. When children write they are revealing part of themselves, and this shows the reader a little bit about who they are. This gives a glimpse into what is important to them and how they learn. When children read the work of their peers they…
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Holiday Giving

One of the Holiday trademarks is the idea of giving. We give gifts, time and love to those we are closest to and who need it most. The best way for children to give during the Holidays is by giving their writing to their parents, family and friends. As Peter Elbow, Professor of English Emeritus at…
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