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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.                   …

Language Game - Running Race

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This is a known language game to practice reading, writing and increase the grasping capacity of a child in a joyful learning way. We can use this game to practice or read and write the vocabulary and sentences. Especially it is useful to develop the memory skills and increase the learning capacity of a child.                               To play this, we need to pair the children first. In that pair, one will be the runner and another one is a writer. The writer has to write a sentence or word dictated by his partner (runner). First, we need to stick or place the vocabulary slips or sentences just distance from the writer or outside the classroom, which we are going to teach or practice by the children. Now instruct the pairs, the runner has to run outside of the class where the slips are placed, read and memorize the word or sentence, and come back to his or her partner (writer) who sits in the classroom. and dictate the sentence or word. Like the runn…