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Noodle Knock Down Game for Writing Prompts

Noodle Knock Down for Writing Prompts

Another new school year is here, and now is the time to get writing samples from your students. Don’t just ask your students to write about what they did over summer vacation, give them an opportunity to help pick their writing prompt with this carnival-style game. This quick activity can be used each time you […]

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Language Therapy with Snail Mail

Dear Soldier Letter

In an age of emails and texts, hand-written letters seem so “old school”, but they may be just what your students need to work on their written language skills. Why letters? Just like with narrative and persuasive writing tasks, you can work on good word choice, capitalization, punctuation, sentence variety, and details when writing letters […]

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Describing Dogs – A Fun Language Therapy Activity

Dog

Why work on describing? Describing with details helps a child be specific about the different attributes of an item.  This can help students with comparing and contrasting, using details in their writing, and increasing their vocabularies. Creativity disclaimer First off, I must give credit where credit is due.  This wonderful activity is used by the […]

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Adding Variety to Students’ Writing

Spice Up Their Writing- Easily! Believe it or not, there is a simple way to add some spice to your students’ papers.  With a bit of variety and details, even the most basic paper can come to life.  Teach these techniques prior to planning and writing papers or as you proofread a paper together. Stop […]

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