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Writing
OVERVIEW
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Kids Don't Write As Much Today -- So What?
      Here's What, and It Isn't Pretty
Seven Traits of Good Writing
      Helping Your Child Have a Well-Balanced Approach
WRITING INSTRUCTION
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Seven Traits of Good Writing Instruction
      What a Good Teacher Needs to Effectively Model Written Communications
Eight Ways to Improve Writing Instruction
      Monkey See, Monkey Do, Monkey Spell, Monkey Erase
Error Correction
      Good Writing is Precise, So Kids Need to Write It Right
HANDWRITING
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Handwriting Needs a Hand
      Penmanship Has Purpose, So Ask For It to Be Taught Right
GRAMMAR, ETC.
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Getting Back to Grammar
      Let's Open Kids' Eyes to the Logic of Our Language
ASSESSMENT
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College Admissions Essays
      You Don't Get Up to Speed On Them Overnight; It Takes Years
WRITING DISABILITIES
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Mispronunciation Leads to Poor Writing
      It's No Fiction: Good Diction Creates Good Writing
Writing Instruction for At-Risk Students
      A Focus on Good Attendance, a Little After-School Help . . . And Struggling Students Can Make Great Strides
AT-HOME WRITING
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Play Time With Writing
      Build Writing Practice Into a Child's Love of Play
Pre-Writing Games For 5's and 6's
      Kids on the Verge of Early Writing Benefit From a Boost
When Spiral Notebooks Go On Sale
      Give Your Child Plenty of Writing Room
022 The Parent Journal
      Increasing the Communication Flow Between Parent and Child, and School and Home
CONTROVERSIES
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How 'Cut and Paste' Schooling Hurts Writing Skills
      Computer Technology May Be Harming Writing Ability
SUCCESS STORIES
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Better Books, Better Writing Models
      A Win-Win School Improvement Helps Both Reading and Writing
SPELLING
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Brain Research: Implications For Spelling
      What Do You Know? Kids Who Learn to Read With Phonics Are the Best Spellers
Invented Spelling
      If You Don't Know How to Spell a Word, You Don't Look It Up, You Just . . . Make It Up?
Spell Check: Making Spelling Worse, Not Better
      What Counts Is How They Spell When They're Off the Machine
Strategies to Help a Poor Speller
      Turning Around a Damaging Bad Habit to Create a Confident, Fluent Writer
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