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Unformatted text preview: which will, in turn, foster a love of putting thoughts into words and, thus, writing. Instead of reinventing the wheel, Freedman suggests returning to literary classics by students and adults alike in order to enhance writing. In returning to the classics such as Shakespeare, Dickens, and Twain, one must learn to enjoy reading and pick up nuances such as vocabulary choice, character, and plot, which often go unnoticed in the mechanics of the study of literature. In Fairfax County, Virginia, schools are teaching reading hand-in-hand with writing and the results are much improved. Clearly, Freedmans ideas regarding reading and writing work together to produce better results and improved writing and should be utilized in a complementary method. References You Cant Learn to Write Without Reading. By: Freedman, Morris. Education Week, 11/15/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p32-32, 1/2p; (AN 23320000)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course COMP CM105 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.
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