Ten Reasons to Care about Writing Skills

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Developing competency in writing takes time and effort. Unless students, teachers, and homeschooling parents are convinced that writing skills matter, they are unlikely to give this academic area the attention it needs. Here are ten reasons everyone who cares about education should care about writing.

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Don’t Write Just Because You Have To…

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Graphic quotation: “Don’t just write because you have to…”

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Paraprosdokian: Unexpected Humor

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A paraprosdokian (from the Greek meaning “beyond expectation”‘) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. Here are a few good ones…..

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Sunday Grammar Comics

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I hadn’t found any good grammar or language-related comics for some time, but this week I stumbled upon a couple that made me chuckle:

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