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May 6, 2013

3 Tips For Teaching Your Child to Write Right

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Written by: Shari
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Teaching Writing;

Common conversation in our car:

“Turn right here.”

“Turn right?”

“No turn left right now.”

“Turn left?”



The word that is pronounced [rahyt] is not only a homograph, (same spelling, two different meanings), it is also a homophone, and can have more than one spelling (write, right, wright, rite).

If write is what you do when you put words on paper, then why isn’t the protection of those words called a copywrite, and why isn’t someone who writes a play called a playwrite? Something’s not write  right!

Speaking of writing, we home educators often go to two different extremes when it comes to writing instruction for our children.  To read the rest of this article, visit Hip Homeschool Moms

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About the Author

Shari Popejoy, wife of twenty-eight years, mother of three, founder of a local co-op for hundreds of homeschool children, author of seven books, and creator of Won Without Words (a blog of encouragement for wives) lives in the quiet country of the Ozarks where she enjoys writing surrounded by nature (and her children, of course). She is currently completing Volume V of the Livingstone Library, an adventure series for 'smart' kids, which features characters with character, and underlying allegorical spiritual truths. She enjoys high places and the road less traveled, and moments when all is well, and peace permeates like a fragrance. . .oh, and chocolate, fresh fruit and veggies, and early morning sunrises. Read her blog at


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