ERIC Number: ED491951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep-8
Get It Write! Creating Lifelong Writers from Expository to Narrative
Teacher Ideas Press
Through 77 targeted, high-powered writing activities and detailed directions for guiding the activities, author and master storyteller Kendall Haven provides teachers of grades 3-9 with a complete writing program that ensures student success. These field-tested writing strategies and techniques create a carefully sequenced and balanced approach that fosters competent narrative and expository writing. Through simple and effective writing concepts this essential teacher resource illustrates ways in which every student can begin and master the writing process. Finally, writing is fun again! The book includes: (1) detailed teachers' guide and a student workbook portion included on a CD; (2) introduction to the "Eight Essential Elements" and steps for recognizing the integral building blocks of every narrative;(3) tools for building powerful, effective characters; and (4) exploring goals, motives, conflicts and problems instruction for students in using story "ingredients."
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Writing Strategies, Expository Writing, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Guidelines, Literary Devices
Teacher Ideas Press. P.O. Box 6926, Portsmouth, NH 03802-6926. Tel: 800-225-5800; Fax: 603-431-2214; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.teacherideaspress.com/.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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