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7 Creative Writing Apps for Kids

Got a creative child on your hands? In today’s world, their creativity isn’t just limited to pen and paper. There are so many neat apps kids can use to create and tell their stories in new and exciting ways. Check out these creative writing apps for kids that will inspire their story, help them write […]

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How HLS Uses NaNoWriMo in the Classroom

By Lisa Montoya, third and fourth grade teacher I love writing. I participated in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo for short) for the first time in 2010, and I loved the whole process. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write a novel during the month of November. Writers keep track of their word count and […]

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HLS Students Connect With Chinese Student Through Letters

Hampton Lutheran fifth and sixth grade students had a chance to connect with a student in China through a letter exchange. The letter exchange was facilitated by Mary Carnoali. Mary Carnoali has been teaching Spanish at HLS once a week for kindergarten through sixth grade since September 2018. She teaches English as a foreign language […]

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Adapting the Writing Challenge #1000WordsOfSummer for Kids

Want to encourage and challenge your kids to write more? Adapting the popular #1000WordsOfSummer writing challenge is a fun way to get your kids excited about writing. Author Jami Attenberg started the #1000WordsOfSummer writing challenge last year as a way to encourage herself and friends to dig into writing projects during the summer. The guidelines […]

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