10 Tips for Summer Writing

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Ask for Research

Kids ages 6 and up can be entertained by a research “assignment.” Give your kid a topic or a specific question, and turn her loose on the Internet to find the answers. Which type of insect was eating the family tomato plants? What was the population of your hometown in 1950? How many inches of rain falls in your home state each year? Tell her to report back with well-written findings.