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I recently received an inquiry from a parent seeking a tutor for her son, a fifth grade student. He was a good student--As and Bs--but he struggled to write in great detail. He was fine with yes or no, or multiple choice responses, but struggled with open-ended
questions and expanding upon his ideas. His reading comprehension was strong and he could easily describe a book in conversation, but...
In my previous blog I mentioned twenty-five cent words and dollar words, and how learning new words enhances your writing and expands your vocabulary. My current student, "Kyle," is very good about researching new words and building his vocabulary. He knows
that he should look up an unfamiliar word in the dictionary and if he doesn't understand the definition, we review it together...
Yes, you do. :) The first assignment I give all of my language arts students is journal writing. Journal writing is a great way for a student to improve their writing and spelling skills and expand their vocabulary. I often say, "Why use a 25 cent word when
you know $1.00 words? " (And if you don't know any $1.00 words, then it's time you become acquainted with a dictionary--I STILL...