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How Drawing Can Help Your Child Learn to Write

As children grow and explore the world they'll seek creative outlets for their experiences. By drawing, kids learn how to express themselves and their feelings at a young age. But did you know that drawing can lead to great writing skills? In child development, drawing and writing work together.

How to help your child with phonics

Why Teaching Phonics is So Hard

Phonics affects your child's reading comprehension writing skills. Without phonics, your child can become illiterate. But teaching phonics to your child is incredibly hard. Nevermind all of the countless rules English phonics follows but they have countless exceptions. Reading Genie is here to help.

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Why Your Child Needs to Practice Their Sight Words Every Day

A big part of reading comprehension and building creative writing skills is knowing sight words. Sight words are common words that don't necessarily follow phonetic rules. As such, your child must know these words, and their meanings, simply from sight. Help your child stay ahead at Reading Genie.

Phonics plays a huge role and your child's ability to read and write at grade level

How Phonics Impacts Your Child's Reading and Writing Skills

When kids are just learning their letters, phonics is very important. But phonics is more than you might think. It's also varying sounds for the same letter, consonant controlled vowels, and more. If your child doesn't master phonics, their reading comprehension and writing skills will be lacking.

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How Do I Help My Child be a More Creative Writer?

How can you encourage creative writing in your child? How do you keep creative writing going as they get older? Maybe you child already loves to write but you want to help them get more diversity in their writing and vocabulary skills. Either way your answers can be found here.

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How Can Reading Poetry Help Your Child's Reading and Writing Skills?

How can reading and writing poetry help my child? Poetry actually has huge advantages for readers and writers of all ages. Reading and writing poetry will increase your child's reading comprehension, creative writing skills, and vocabulary. Find out how you can encourage your kid to try more poetry.

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Students Who Write More, Learn More

Why should your child practice their creative writing? What different types of writing are important for them? How do these different writing styles help your child learn? There are many connections between being a good writer and having better grades in school. Find out how your child can improve.

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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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The 5 Steps to Writing a 5 Paragraph Essay

A lot of parents struggle with five paragraph essays. Sure you know what it is supposed to look like but how do you teach your child how to write one? This breaks down the five steps from introduction to conclusion. Understanding these steps will have your child writing like a pro in no time!

Handwriting Helps Students Succeed

Handwriting is Making A Come Back

How to increase your child's creativity and comprehension skills. Handwriting makes your student a better learner and improves focus and concentration

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