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Analogies don't have to be a headache. Especially if you introduce them  early and make them fun!
Provides a list of activities to develop prewriting skills in preschoolers and primary-aged children and ideas to make handwriting fun for struggling writers.
This essay writing competition could win your family a trip to the Everglades!
Summarizes the skills of listening, reading and viewing and how they involve similar thinking processes for information collection including decoding.
Summarizes the value of the various components of the language arts curriculum to the communication process and the consequences of failing to communicate.
Provides an overview of the six language arts which include, listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing, and visually representing.
A detailed description of strategies and effective techniques that can be used to teach children to spell.
An overview of the process a child goes through in learning to write.
Even young children benefit from simple writing activities such as copying and printing the sounds that they hear in words.
Summarizes strategies to enhance writing in social studies including quick writes, journals, oral history projects and writing your school's history.
Track your child's speech development with these ten stages of early language formation.
Help your little one achieve these reading milestones.
Summarizes specific strategies that teachers use to help students think and communicate in science including quick writes, journals, and lab reports.
Describes several techniques to provide direct instruction on vocabulary which will enhance conceptual knowledge of text.
A-B-C is as easy as 1-2-3...4-5! Learn how to help your child go through the stages of spelling development. 

Spelling
This article discusses in depth the various types of wordplay. Parents and teachers can help students with wordplay activities to help them to be more powerful
This article discusses the six most common writing genre.  These are: descriptive, expository, journals and letters, narrative, persuasive, and poetry,
This article discusses the importance of parent involvement in helping children's reading and wrting development.  Offers parents some home literacy activies
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