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How To Improve Your Child's Handwriting

How is your child's handwriting? Did you know that messy handwriting can actually lead to lower grades? Many teachers will deduct points if they cannot read answers. But also students with neater handwriting have higher developed logic skills and neural connections that help in math, reading, and writing. See how improved handwriting leads to better grades for your child

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What is Expository Writing?

Do you know the difference between expository and narrative writing? Your child will have to learn these and other writing styles, and you will need to help them. However, if you are unsure how to help your child develop these writing skills, Reading Genie's guide to expository writing is here to help.

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Understanding and Teaching Narrative Writing

Does your child know all the different writing styles? Their writing skills will improve when they take the time to learn, narrative, descriptive, persuasive and expository writing. If you are not sure how to help your child master narrative writing, check out Reading Genie's guide to narrative writing here.

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How to Help Your Child Be A Descriptive Writer

Are you trying to help your child be a better writer? Sometimes it's hard, especially with the different writing styles. Here is the Reading Genie guide to descriptive writing and how you can help your child be a more descriptive writer.

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The Importance of Spelling in the Digital World

Many of today's kids, and some adults, undervalue the importance of spelling. However spelling skills are still vital inside and outside of school. Not knowing how to spell can greatly impact your child's reading comprehension and writing abilities. Make sure your child builds strong spelling skills

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How to Increase Reading Comprehension for all Ages

Students who practice writing about what they read are better learners. They have higher confidence and communication skills. This reading comprehension practice is ideal for elementary and middle school students. Learn how reading and writing more can help your child become a better learner.

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Critical Language Arts Skills Your Child Should Learn

You all know that language arts is important, but do you know why? Language arts skills help your child in many ways. Without proper language arts, your child wont be able to excel in reading, writing, public speaking or communication. Learn how language arts is critical to your child's success.

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Spoken Word: Why Presenting Your Writing Aloud Makes You a Better Writer

Because there are conscious decision a writer makes when they know they have to present the piece to others, giving verbal presentations will make your child a much stronger writer. They will catch their own mistakes when reading their writing aloud and they will get feedback from their peers.

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Does Summer mean Time off from Learning? Never!

Children lose about 1-2 months worth of skills in math&reading in the summer. Learn how to combat summer learning loss after that final bell rings!

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Importance of the Oxford Comma

Learn the importance of teaching your child the rules of the Oxford comma to make his or her writing clear.

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