An illuminating, first-of-its-kind resource to help parents foster a love of writing in their child's life. New educational research reveals that writing is as fundamental to a child's development as reading. But though there are books that promote literacy, no book guides parents in helping their child cultivate a love of writing. In this book, Pam Allyn, a nationally recognized educator and literacy expert, reminds us that writing is not only a key skill but also an essential part of self-discovery and critical to success later in life. Allyn offers the qthe five keysq to help kids WRITE-Word Power, Ritual, Independence, Time, and Environment-along with fun, imaginative prompts to inspire and empower children to put their thoughts on the page. A groundbreaking blueprint for developing every child's abilities, Your Child's Writing Life teaches parents how to give a gift that will last a lifetime.Using the Online Etymology Dictionary, you might find that summer comes from the Old English sumor, which might lead you to Samhain, the ... Write out a list of your favorite words in other languages. ... Prompt Create an imaginary friend.
|Title||:||Your Child's Writing Life|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2011-08-02|