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Writing: What Busy Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students CD

Busy parents will be excited to use the interesting activities on this Audio CD to encourage and improve their children's writing abilities—and help them do better in school! 

A simple, step-by-step method for organizing ideas and writing nearly anything is included. Activities of interest to children of all ages are also suggested including transcribing tape-recorded interviews children make, a game of making drawings from instructions someone else has written, keeping a daily journal, recording and analyzing sports results, corresponding with a pen pal or another child with similar interests, and more!

Tracks include:

  1. Written speech. Making writing easy. Involve your child. Secret code.
  2. Directions. Game. Phone.
  3. Sentence a day. Picture story. Shared story. Write notes.
  4. Step-by-step process (1-2)
  5. Step-by-step process, continued (3-4)
  6. Step-by-step process, continued (5-6)
  7. Email. Persuasive essay. Preserve memories. Research paper. Don't write for your child.

Run time: 23 min.