Ice-cream Day – Writing an Invitation (K1.10)

When young children start to make marks on paper, it means they are beginning to understand that writing is a form of communication. Children who are encouraged to do their own writing are more likely to see themselves as writers and develop a positive attitude towards writing.

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Children learn to write by consistently engaging in the act of writing and experimenting with print.   (Tolchinsky, 2014).

References

Tolchinsky, L. (2014). From text to language and back: The emergence of written language. In C. MacArthur, S. Graham, & J. Fitgerald (Eds.), Handbook of writing research (2nd Ed.). NY: Guilford