Thursday, July 15, 2010

The unvendible faddist reassembled the toothless kidney bean, or Journal writing.

Thanks to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Zachary has been writing in his journal more often. He gave me permission to share his latest entry:



















Of course, Corey wanted to do what his big brother was doing, so we picked out a journal just for him. Here is what I found last week:



















(Translation: Today I hurt my brother.)

And:



















(Translation: Tomorrow I will be nice.)

Today I finally got around to showing him how to use cut-up sentences to help him with his writing (an idea I saw over at A List Maker's Life, via ABC and 123). I had him dictate to me a sentence about his day; he cut up the strip I gave to him into individual words and glued them into his journal in the right order; and then he copied the sentence underneath. Here's what we did tonight:

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Sweetums5 said...

What a lovely post about your sons' writings! Looks like you're doing a great job teaching them a love for this important life skill. Keep up the good work!

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littlewondersdays said...

Ok, so I almost choked on my coffee laughing at, "Today I hurt my brother. Tomorrow I will be nice". How cute is that!
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Bento Box / Asfora said...

I love this idea! I want my boy to learn how to write too, so will try this out right away!