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ERIC Number: ED131473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Creative Writing Cookbook: A Collection of Instructional Strategies That Have Encouraged Students to Write. An Instructional Bulletin. Publication No. SC-729.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.
The material in this book, contributed by teachers in the Los Angeles area, consists of instructional assignments and successful strategies for teaching creative writing at the secondary level. Sample lessons are grouped under broad categories (getting started, writing prose, writing verse, and miscellaneous instructional gambits) and contain ideas applicable to several levels of instruction and of individual student ability. Some of the activity topics are journal writing, creating mood, capturing body language and inflection, using comic strips, story starters, news article into story, man the myth maker, the overhead projector as motivator, an updated Lochinvar, radio script, writing a play, scenes from the theater of the absurd, the human spirit, humorous memoirs, digestive poetry, painting pictures with words, along heroic lines, and lesson on the sonnet. (JM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.