Most elementary students do not like to
effort of writing is quite tiring,
so students particularly dislike re-writing, but it is writing and
re-writing that makes them better writers.
Talk to your student about writing --How they can make the world hear them
Share your enthusiasm for writing.
Give students a prompt to write from.
Have students think about the audience
they are writing for
particular have the student write as though the person reading their
writing has never read the book they are writing about.
Have student proof-read
what they have written; help with corrections. Explain
is vital. Leave enough time to complete this task with your
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