If you think that you are done with creative writing after graduating from high school, think twice.
Even at the college level, some examiners tend to stimulate the creativity of students.
It is this multiplicity of outcomes that I think has inaccurately shifted the spotlight of emphasis onto the technicalities of writing, rather than the what of writing.
We ask: * As a side note here, I tend not to encourage the use of poetic techniques in prose writing (alliteration, onomatopoeia etc).
They have to write about something they come across when excavating.
They need to describe in details what they excavate and state its significance in the modern world history or culture.
In , author Katie Wood Ray advises, "Give it [the craft element you identify in a text] a name so you can refer to it easily in the future as you study craft and as you writing your own texts"; yet the name that students use need not be the formal, "correct" name (42). Flip Book The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long.
The formal name of the element simply detracts from the ways that writers work. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets.
Ray and Lisa Cleaveland say, "We are careful to use the words most writers in the world use for the important concepts of writing . Students might also earn credit by reading one of their pages aloud in front of the class.
back to top Creating a Feast for the Senses With Mentor Texts This lesson teaches intermediate students to "use the experts" to learn how to revise to create sharp, sensory-rich experiences for their readers.