Text to speech has been used as an accommodation for dyslexics and struggling readers, but did you know that it is also an advantageous device for writers too? Come learn how you can use this technology to help student become better writers!
If your child has reading issues, there's a range of assistive technology software that may help. Most of these computer programs offer several tools for reading aloud, such as text-to-speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR). They may also offer other features.
This is a sheet that contains persuasive sentence starters. Cut the sentence starters our and give to children to use while writing their persuasive sentence, or paragraph, depending on the grade level. You could use these to show how persuasive writing differs from other types of writing, and the clues that we look for in writing to tell the type of text it is.