Monday, 13 June 2011

Make up a word


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Ever chillax in a nifty gaff?

Tell Afasic your favourite made up word and support the Afasic 'My Word' challenge
Children's communication charity Afasic is asking thousands of schools to support their 'My Word' challenge. Pupils can choose a word that they use on a regular basis that's made up or not currently in the dictionary, write it on the 'My Word' postcard and explain what it means to them. The aim is to have fun, start a conversation and increase children's understanding of communication.
Postcards are then sent back to Afasic who will produce a booklet from all the postcards they receive to share during the national year of communication. All pupils can take part in the fundraising activity and all participating schools will receive a certificate from Afasic's President and Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow MP.
To download your postcard please click here or contact Afasic on 0207 490 9410 or emd@afasic.org.uk for further information.
Closing date for entries is Monday 4 July.
To find out more about Afasic's work and the Handbook they have recently produced with I CAN about specific language impairment, please clickhere.

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