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Dionna

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Had to share this! Great and profound writing advice--out of the mouth babes!

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                       WRITING ADVICE FROM FOURTH GRADERS
 http://robsanderswrites.blogspot.com/2013/06/what-kid-writers-say.html
#1 - December 09, 2013, 10:57 AM

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These are some pretty smart kids. I loved the one who said, "Remember to indent," and also this one:

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Focus on one thing and never give nonsense information.
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That is good advice.

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#2 - December 09, 2013, 11:17 AM

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I don't know what happened to the quote in my previous post, but here it is again:

Focus on one thing and never give nonsense information.
#3 - December 09, 2013, 11:18 AM

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Third try:

Focus on one thing and never give nonsense information.
#4 - December 09, 2013, 11:19 AM

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Love it! Especially: "For a finishing touch, have an awesome ending."
#5 - December 09, 2013, 11:46 AM

Thanks for sharing! Fourth graders are fun, and smart too (I didn't know the meaning of "anecdote" until I was a freshman in college--yikes)!

I especially liked the simple advice: "Just write." It's what I needed to hear.
#6 - December 09, 2013, 11:58 AM

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Looks like these 4th graders have an AWESOME teacher!!!!
Thanks for sharing.
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Glad you like their advice! I sure did!

My favorite:

Don't just say my dog ran around, say my dog skedaddled around. Use stronger words to make your story stronger.
#8 - December 09, 2013, 01:18 PM
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Such clever little kids!
#9 - December 10, 2013, 04:29 PM
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What a clever group of kids! Love it! Thanks for sharing.
#10 - December 10, 2013, 06:21 PM
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Socool! Thanks for sharing!
#11 - December 11, 2013, 04:32 AM

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