Welcome to A Few Crooked Words, an almost-weekly source of ideas and camaraderie for parents (and anyone) who wants to spark children’s love of writing. Is your child struggling with school and needs a boost? Are you homeschooling? Just want some fun ways to enrich your child’s…
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A prompt for whenever we get lying-around-in-the-grass weather
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And other adventures with Chinook Jargon
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some shameless and hopefully painless self-promotion
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a new part of an old conversation
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Making space to hate what we hate, even when everyone says we should love it
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writing odes, because the world is pretty great
choose-your-own-adventure poems inspired by Layli Long-Soldier
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