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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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Help a Child Write a Story

 

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Help a Child Write a Story

Grades 2 – 4
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International Reading Association

Tip Topic Tips for Teaching Writing
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Activities & Projects

Grades   3 – 6  |  Activity & Project

Can Letters Tell a Story?

Shake up children’s summer reading by introducing them to new and fun formats for storytelling.

 

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

Fairy Tales and You

Children will draw on their knowledge of story structure and fairy tales to write their own.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Telling My Story: Make a Bio-Cube

Let children explore an interesting subject—themselves. An online tool will teach them to summarize and organize information as they write.

 

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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 – 12  |  Game & Tool

Bio Cube

The Bio Cube asks children to summarize information about a person for a biography or autobiography. The activity helps them learn how to identify and shorten key ideas.

 

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