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Create a comic book

How you can help at home: Your child will learn to create his own family comic book. This activity builds writing and computer skills.

Make a Movie

How you can help at home: In this activity your child has a chance to be a writer, director and actor.

Design a Book Jacket

How you can help at home: In this activity your child designs a book jacket to summarize the main ideas of a story he has read.

Write a "Diamante Poem"

How you can help at home: Have your child write a line poem in the shape of a diamond.

Exploring Emotions

Help your fourth- or fifth-grader learn to express his emotions.

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These fun games are perfect for those long car rides.

Writing letters

How you can help at home: Writing a letter using a word-processing program helps your child build writing skills.

Identify that state

How you can help at home: Play this game with your child to locate states on a map and reinforce geography skills.

Act out a script

How you can help at home: Read a script with your child to practice reading skills.

Think 3-D: Make a pop-up book

How you can help at home: In this activity your child makes a creative book to write a story in.

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