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4 practical ways and activities to improve writing skills.

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Improving writing skills to primary children is the biggest challenge for teachers. Especially the students who are learning English as a second language are getting much trouble to improve writing skills. Here I am discussing some practical tips and activities which I have been using in my classroom to my young learners. 

                       We know very well, writing is the utmost skill. It means it's a hard skill for primary children. And in the LSRW, listening leads to speaking and reading leads to writing. So a student wants to speak he should listen well as well as he wants to write he should read well. So we should concentrate on reading to get good writing skills. But most of the teachers are not following the psychological order of language skills. So you want to develop writing skills first concentrate on speaking and reading skills. So you need to give such speaking and reading activities in order to get good writing skills.                   …

Vocabulary and Speaking Tool - "A Sliced Apple"

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Class: Primary and Pre-primary. Academic Standards: Listening, Speaking and Vocabulary.
                  Teaching Learning Material plays a key role in learning. Simple material gives a good learning environment and scope in the classroom sometimes. And the utilization of learning material correctly is also very important in teaching.                    Here I used a sliced apple picture to develop vocabulary related a fruit and also connected with other words related to describing a fruit. When you are teaching vocabulary to your children prepare such type of learning material to give scope to learn whole about that word. I think only introducing the words is not real learning, If you link the word with related words it will help the child to speak and describe the word in his real life.  Here I prepared this apple picture when I was teaching apple to my children. Along with the word I taught them,    " It is red,  It is round,  It is big...etc,       Now they can easily speak…