How to teach a child to write correctly
Unfortunately, many children make mistakes even when writing the simplest words. To teach a child to write correctly, you will have to spend a certain amount of time and effort. Sometimes you hear about such a thing as “innate literacy.” But literacy is not innate — it is possible to acquire this skill only in the process of development, and the environment of the child plays a significant role in acquiring literate writing skills. First of all, you need to pay attention to how often the child reads, and what books he chooses to read. The more books a child reads, the wider range of words will be found in these books — the more competently he will write. Visual memory picks up frequently used words from the text, and then helps to reproduce them when writing. But even children who are very fond of reading often write dictations correctly and well — but in the process of rewriting the text they make annoying mistakes. In this case, childish carelessness is to blame. Therefore, in order to teach a child to write correctly, it is necessary to help him concentrate — and therefore, to provide the most calm and comfortable conditions for completing tasks. Of course, during classes, you should not distract the child’s attention to any domestic issues, television programs, games and other things. Frequent writing of dictations also helps — in this case, the more practice, the better. It is necessary to arrange an impromptu dictation at least several times a week — to dictate to the child a few paragraphs from an interesting book, a piece of an article from an educational magazine, or just a text from a special collection. The child will learn to write quickly and correctly, perceive information well by ear and are not afraid of school dictations.