Could you make your story more…interesting? Six ways to improve children’s writing

We know a good piece of writing when we read it. But what makes the writing “good” and how can we teach all our kids the skills that seem to come naturally to a few. Here are six principles teachers and…

Source: theconversation.com

This piece has some good advice on encouraging writers. I do take issue with her statement that ‘the write word is the one your story needs’. Surely that’s why so much school writing is bad. Because how do students know which word is the one they need?

anyway, it would be a great staff room discussion.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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