English Writing Skills for The 6-12 Child

Maria Feleo

Maria presents in an exciting refresher on the Montessori 6-12 writing presentations. With their strengths in critical thinking and contextualizing, global citizens are often talented writers. Talented writing makes things happen in the reader’s mind – vividly, forcefully – that good writing, which stops with clarity and logic, does not. From its foundation in Casa to the endless possibilities of the Primary environment, writing remains centre stage in the Montessori curriculum, which forges independent thinkers who are passionate about recording their thoughts and opinions through the written word. Familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of writing, including the basic prerequisites of grammar, syntax, order, classification, paragraph formation, and composition writing. Get creative tips on using writing prompts to entice emerging writers, and enhancing the notetaking and summarizing skills of the more advanced students. Finally, investigate all the different forms of writing presented to the student writer.