6 Questions to Ask Your Child About Her Writing Assignment

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"Did your teacher explain exactly what you need to do?"

Sometimes a writing assignment is explained in detail, and sometimes an assumption is made that students will understand what to do without a great deal of explanation.

Teachers are usually very pleased when their students ask questions about an assignment. Your child may not know this, so point it out and encourage her to ask the teacher if he can explain the assignment again either at the end of class—which may help other students too—or after class.