All aspects of ELA (reading, writing, listening, speaking) are important life skills. To help your child develop these skills focus on the following things in your daily life.The NYS State ELA Exam will be in the springEven though there are no specific things your children can study, doing some of the following things daily might help them feel more at ease with the test.Read, Read, Read--choose books, magazines, newspapers, whatever your child likes and read together and discussWrite, Write, Write--let your child help you write lists, letters, cards, anything to get in the practice of writing to convey informationTalk, Talk, Talk--discuss current events, interesting topics, strange and unusual words or ideas, cause an effect, traits and behaviors, the reasons behind events...Vocabulary- There are some words that are very common in ELA classes and on ELA assessments. Use them and talk about them with your child.Here are the words...Analyze
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