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Prewriting Activities That Spark Creativity and Help Students Write Effectively

This work is intended for ages 12 and over. Whether teaching fiction or non-fiction, educators will discover the perfect activity for sharpening their students' writing skills in this helpful guide book. Les mer
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This work is intended for ages 12 and over. Whether teaching fiction or non-fiction, educators will discover the perfect activity for sharpening their students' writing skills in this helpful guide book. Emphasising the importance of prewriting exercises, this handbook lists a variety of practical tools for young writers, including storytelling, group work, hands-on organising, and brainstorming. Geared towards middle to high school students, these easy-to-follow lessons are adaptable to nearly all modes of writing - descriptive, expository, narrative, informational, or persuasive - and the detailed teacher notes allow for simple application of these projects with minimal preparation time.
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Forlag: Cottonwood Press Inc
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 108
ISBN: 9781877673771
Format: 28 x 21 cm
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Oral Storytelling





Oral Storytelling





Rehearsing a story

10(4)




Using Strong Words





Billions and Billions to One-and-Only-One





Using strong nouns and modifiers

14(3)




Getting Rid of ``Nothing'' Words





Using strong adjectives

17(2)




Acting Out





Using strong verbs and modifiers

19(5)




Adding Details





Sensory Details





Using details from the five senses

24(2)




Sensory Word Bank





Using details from the five senses

26(3)




Packed with Facts #1 and #2





Using specific details

29(3)




Packed with Facts Word Bank





Using specific details

32(4)




Ugly Writing





Ugly Writing





A review of using strong words and details

36(6)




Organizing Facts





``Sorting'' Exercises





Categorizing information

42(11)




More Ideas





Sorting and organizing facts

53(3)




Planning to Persuade





Agreement/Disagreement Wall





Where do you stand?

56(1)




What is My Opinion?





Taking sides

57(3)




Making Reasons Believable





Getting others to agree

60(4)




Planning Fiction





Looking at Characters





Roles and characteristics

64(1)




Shuffle a Character





Creating interesting characters

65(5)




You Can't Have That! and What are You Afraid Of?





Creating conflict

70(3)




Nice to Meet You





Creating characters and conflict for an original story

73(2)




Thinking Mean





Developing the plot

75(3)




Where Am I?





Practice creating interesting settings

78(2)




What's My Mood?





Using setting to create mood

80(2)




Writing Your Story





Putting it all together

82(2)




Zoom and Pan





Ins and outs of settings

84(4)




Folk Tales





Folk Tales





Background reading

88(1)




Fools and Noodleheads





Writing folk tales

89(5)
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