Children in Primary School are asked regularly to write stories, poems, plays, newspaper reports, letters, explanations One area many children struggle with is writing for these different text types, in a way that will be interesting for the reader. Creative writing often involves a child writing detailed descriptions and the ability to place themselves in the position of the character or person they are writing about or writing to. But how can you help a child get better at this? Especially when every time you ask them to write, they only use basic, simple sentences, that offer very little detail or is very bland and boring. How do you encourage a child to use a variety of describing words, and words that are chosen for variety, interest and effect?
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