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Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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Engaging the Five Senses to Learn About Our World

 

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Engaging the Five Senses to Learn About Our World

Grades K – 2
Author

Cathy Allen Simon

Cathy Allen Simon

Urbana, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 3  |  Activity & Project

Wild and Crazy Words

Make learning how to spell words a little “wild and crazy” by ditching the pen and paper and using unique materials that will make your kids really smile while they’re having fun.

 

Grades   2 – 4  |  Activity & Project

Confection Connection: Using Sensory Details in Writing

Get children excited about writing and descriptive language by creating yummy descriptions of their favorite candy.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 5  |  Game & Tool

Theme Poems

The Theme Poems, formerly Shape Poems, tool helps children write poems in many different shapes from balloons to balls.

 

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Printouts

Grades   K – 2  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Exploring the Five Senses

This printout helps engage children in the thinking about how their five senses contribute to their understanding of and communication about their world.

 

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