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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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How to Revise and Edit

 

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How to Revise and Edit

Grades 6 – 12
Author

Kim Pavlock

South Lyon, Michigan

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

Tip Topic Tips for Teaching Writing
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Activities & Projects

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Activities & Projects

Grades   6 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Write Letters to Friends and Family

Invite young adults to write letters to classmates, postcards from travels, and e-mails to family and friends.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Writing a First Resume

This activity will help teens create a professional resume that effectively presents their skills and talents to future employers.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Children’s Book Project

This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.

 

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Printouts

Grades   9 – 12  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

Review Writing Tips

This printout helps adolescents focus on characteristics of well-written reviews and what makes them unique.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook

This printout helps young writers focus on characteristics of well-written children’s picture storybooks and what makes them unique.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

Teens as Writers

In honor of NCTE's National Day on Writing, tune in to hear about the growing number of books featuring teens who write.

 

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