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By: International Dyslexia Association (2012)

Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects a child's handwriting. Children with dysgraphia usually have other problems such as difficulty with written expression. Learn more about causes, the importance of early assessment, dysgraphia and spelling, and effective instructional strategies that strengthen written language skills.



By: Reading Rockets (2010)

An introduction to 6 + 1 Trait® Writing, customized rubrics, student self-assessment, and peer editing.



By: Voice of America (2008)

Teachers and parents should suspect dysgraphia if a child's handwriting is unusually difficult to read. Find out more about this neurological problem that can cause physical pain as some children struggle to write.



By: Colorín Colorado (2008)

Find out why writing is so important in our lives, as well as practical suggestions for activities to help your child become a stronger writer.



By: My Child magazine (2007)

Letter writing can be fun, help children learn to compose written text, and provide handwriting practice — and letters are valuable keepsakes. This guide was written for England's "Write a Letter Week" and contains activities to help children ages 5–9 put pen to paper and make someone's day with a handwritten letter.



By: Partnership for Reading (2001)
Find answers to frequently asked questions about writing instruction.

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo