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Importance of

Creative Writing
in Primary Schools
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Importance of
Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

Donalyn Lawas Galapin


Primary Schools in the
Education System in the
Philippines
Primary school covers the
first six years of
compulsory education (grades
1–6) informally divided into
3 years of primary level and
3 years of intermediate
“All children are unique,
and two children at the same
chronological age can
exhibit markedly different
characteristics."
Importance of Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

 Creative Writing powers the


brain.
It develops:

 cognitive growth

 organizational abilities

 power to influence others through


persuasion
Seven Reasons Why Students Should
Write
 to entertain

 to foster artistic expression

 to explore the functions and values


of writing
 to stimulate imagination

 to clarify thinking
 to search for identity
 to learn to read and write
Importance of Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

 Imagination and Creativity


 encourages to exercise their
creative minds
 improves the ability to come up with
alternatives

 broadens their thought process


Importance of Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

 Self Expression
 fosters artistic expressions

 highly beneficial tool for


expressing their feelings

 helps understand their feelings


Importance of Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

 Self Confidence
Writing gives children more
opportunity to assert themselves and
their opinions and develop their
“voice.” These developments can
really strengthen their self-
confidence.
Importance of Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

 Communication and Persuasion


Skills
Practices the students to do the
following:
 lay out their
thoughts
 planning
 organizati
on
 use of language
Importance of Creative Writing
in Primary Schools

 “Play”
encourages students to play, to move
beyond their normal styles and
subjects of writing, beyond their
use of traditional structural,
narrative and poetic forms – and to
ask them to see what happens. In
this sense school is a place for
Six ways to improve
children’s writing
1. Good writing takes time
2. Learn to love grammar
3. Teach language in context
4. Write for a reason and make
research a part of writing

5. Ditch the drafts

6. Read great books


Identify the importance of creative
writing being described. Choose the
correct answer in the box.
 Imagination and Creativity Self
Expression
 Self Confidence  Play
1.This is highly beneficial
Communication tool Skills
and Persuasion for
expressing their feelings.
2. It encourages students to move beyond
their normal styles and subjects of
writing, beyond their use of
traditional structural, narrative and
poetic forms – and to ask them to see
 Imagination and Creativity Self
Expression
 Self Confidence  Play
3.ItCommunication andmore
gives children Persuasion Skills
opportunity to
assert themselves and their opinions
and develop their “voice.”
4. It practices the students in lay
outing their thoughts and trying to
clearly convince someone of their
point of view.
5. It encourages the students to
exercise their creative minds and
Complete the ways to improve
children’s writing.

1.Good writing takes _ _ _ _


2.Learn to love _ _ _ _ _ _ _
3.Teach language in _ _ _ _ _
_ _
4.Ditch the _ _ _ _ _ _
5._ _ _ _ great books
1.Self Expression
2.Play
3.Self Confidence
4.Communication and Persuasion
Skills
5.Imagination and Creativity
6.time
7.grammar
8.context
9.drafts
10.read