Communicating ideas through words and picturesWriting uses symbols to communicate thoughts and ideas to others. Everyone has ideas and wants to share what he is thinking. Each of us can use writing to communicate those ideas.
Writing is a strong connection to reading. We practice phonics as we forms words. We can use our vocabulary or develop new vocabulary as we search for “just the right word” to communicate our thoughts. As we write and then read our own writing, we are developing fluency and comprehension skills.
Here are some ways we practice writing in our classroom: