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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

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

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Parent & Afterschool Resources

ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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Grades K – 3
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International Reading Association

Tip Topic Tips for Teaching Writing
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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Write Captivating Captions

Encourage children to connect words and pictures by having them write their own captions for family or magazine photos.

 

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.

 

Grades   K – 3  |  Activity & Project

Stories of Appreciation

Using either a print or online template such as Tikatok, children can honor special people in their lives by creating personalized books.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

A Story for Corduroy

After reading a Corduroy book together, encourage creativity and develop writing skills by writing a story about a favorite stuffed animal.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories

Help children use favorite photos to write a homemade memory book.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Explore and Write About Nature

In this activity, children look closely at living things in their natural environments and then make books about what they see.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   3 – 8  |  Game & Tool

Fractured Fairy Tales

The Fractured Fairy Tales tool lets children play with three familiar fairy tales, changing many things including setting, characters, point of view, and plot.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Game & Tool

Letter Generator

The Letter Generator shows children the key parts of a letter and lets them practice writing either a friendly or business letter.

 

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Printouts

Grades   3 – 5  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

My Nature Story

Encourage children to ask questions about the natural world, to make observations, and to use their imaginations. They use their findings to create their own book.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

My Amazing ABC Book

Children who are learning to read and write letters and words will love making their very own ABC book.

 

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