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 Writing for Clarity:
Teaching Composition in the Early Years

Presenter: Eileen Berry
When: Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 2:30pm EST (11:30am Pacific)
Duration: 60 minutes
Moderator: Monique Cook
Cost: FREE

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About This Seminar

Clear and effective writing is important for several reasons. The way we communicate in writing is a vital part of how we present ourselves and affects the way others perceive us. Our writing skills often influence our success or failure in education and careers. Most importantly, the written word is a means by which we can glorify God and share our faith in Christ. Do you desire to help your child improve his skill in writing clearly and effectively? Join me [Eileen Berry] as I present strategies for helping your child enhance his writing skills in a variety of composition opportunities.

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Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to

  • Identify the steps of the writing process and its role in improving the writing product
  • Develop strategies for teaching the writing process for a variety of compositions
  • Understand how to use checklists and rubrics in assessing writing


Who Should Attend

Home educators who are looking ways to lay a solid foundation for writing during the early years of educating their child


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