ERIC Number: ED323690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Reading, Writing, and "Rhythmetics" for the Verbally Gifted.
Pilon, A. Barbara
The monograph presents a variety of language arts teaching ideas for use with gifted students. Teachers are encouraged to expose children to much literature including poetry, folk tales, riddles, fairy tales, "pourquoi" tales, myths and legends, fantasy, science fiction, and biographies and autobiographies. The document offers the SIMMER theory of creativity which stresses Stimulation, Immersion, Meditation, Mediation, Evolution, and Response. Examples of children's creative thinking and writing are offered and activities involving concrete poetry are suggested. Sixteen books to develop verbal gifts are recommended. Also provided are nine references. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN. Gifted Education Resource Inst.; Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis. Office of Gifted and Talented Education.
Note: A monograph prepared for the Leadership Accessing Program.