ERIC Number: ED017499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
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THE ADVENTURES OF BROWN SUGAR, ADVENTURES IN CREATIVE WRITING.
A TEACHER'S EXPERIENCE IN GUIDING A GROUP OF 40 FOURTH-GRADERS IN WRITING A BOOK IS REPORTED, AND THE BOOK IS INCLUDED. PROVIDED ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF--(1) THE STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS OF WRITING EACH CHAPTER OF THE BOOK, (2) THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STUDENTS'"OWN ENGLISH BOOK"--RULES FOR USAGE, SPELLING, PUNCTUATION, AND CAPITALIZATION, DISCOVERED BY THE STUDENTS AND USED AS A GUIDE IN THEIR WRITING, AND (3) FUTURE PLANS FOR STUDENTS TO WRITE INDIVIDUAL BOOKS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, 508 SOUTH SIXTH ST., CHAMPAIGN, ILL. 61820, ORDER NO. 49600, $2.00. (MM)
Descriptors: Capitalization (Alphabetic), Creative Activities, Creative Writing, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Grade 4, Grammar, Integrated Activities, Language Arts, Language Instruction, Language Usage, Punctuation, Spelling, Student Developed Materials, Verbal Development, Vocabulary Development, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.