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Fox, Writing and Spelling examines the connection between reading and writing and between spelling and composition. The program features successful methods for encouraging children to write and build their vocabularies. This program is the fourth episode of Launching Young Readers, WETA’s award-winning series of innovative half-hour programs about how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. About the program Writing, spelling, and reading reinforce each other. Spelling helps a child see the patterns in language and understand how words are really put together.
By learning spelling, children realize that the English language follows rules, which makes it easier for them to understand those rules when reading or writing. Invented Spelling In a Connecticut suburb, first-grade teacher Carol Spinello turns a spelling lesson into something of a game. Kate Duke: A Writer’s Secret Kate Duke, best known for “Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One” and “One Guinea Pig Is Not Enough”, frequently visits classrooms to teach kids about plot, character, and setting — without writing down a word! Blind Girl’s Story Kyra is the only blind child attending a public school in Santa Monica, California. With a little extra work, teachers help her meet her full potential.
Parents Promote Writing Reading experts explain why parents should create opportunities for their children to write. Writing Poems In Houston, Lynn Reichle and her second-grade students go on a writing adventure called the Writers’ Workshop. Spelling Funding for the Reading Rockets Launching Young Readers series was provided by the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. Vivica Fox: Hi, I’m Vivica Fox. When I was growing up in Indianapolis, I loved to write. I used to write about moving to California and becoming a star. My childhood stories turned into real life.
Now I often work with screenwriters to craft my scenes. What I’ve learned is that the eraser is mightier than the pencil. Revising and editing is how you spend most of your time when you’re working on a script. Vivica: Now, here is a surprising fact.