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Hi!  I’m Jen Porter of The Special Needs Spa.  Thanks for tuning in to episode 005 of The Writing Glitch podcast with Cheri Dotterer!  I hope you were encouraged and inspired, and picked up some helpful tidbits! 

You can click on the images below to download the “Five Square Organizer for Dictation,” as well as the “Additional Instructions” file to help you get started.

NOTE:  THE WORD FILE WILL ONLY DOWNLOAD VIA COMPUTER, but then it can be transferred to/accessed by other devices.

If you want to learn more about using the Four Square Writing Method I recommended in the podcast, check out these books by Judy and Evan Gould: 

Early Learners

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

If you need any assistance in using these files,* please email and I would be happy to help you!

*Note: the Word document must be downloaded via computer here, but it can then be transferred to or accessed on other device.

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