When I taught 3rd grade, my students were at all different stages of learning to read. We would say that up to a certain point, when kids are learning the letter sounds and piecing the words together, they were learning to read. Once they were able to read most words and move on to longer and more complicated texts, they were reading to learn.
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Instead of waiting for paper assignments to learn to write, be proactive. Take some writing co
Similarly, when you already know how to write, you can actually enjoy tackling writing assignments. When you are unsure of your skills, writing each assignment can feel like running a marathon after sitting on the couch for months. You don’t get much out of it, and when you are done, you feel exhausted, sore and unprepared for the next paper.