Flair: a handbook of creative writing techniques for the elementary school teacher

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Educational Service, 1972 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 188 pages
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Contents

STIMULATING INTEREST PAGE
1
Authors Registry
3
A Writers Tools
4
Creative Writing Notebooks
5
Talking Through the Yellow Pages
7
Individual Conferences
9
Making Paperbacks
13
Gifts for Parents
14
Biographies
97
Inanimate Autobiographies
98
Sequence Stories
99
Follow the Leader Stories
101
Mabels Fables
102
My Friend Book
103
Published Title Toss
105
Idiom Picture Book
106

Writing Islands
15
Additional Island Ideas
16
Bulletin Board Displays
20
Learning About Authors
26
Writing to Authors
27
Authors Assembly
28
Author of the Week Showcase
29
Traveling Displays
30
Writers Exchange
31
Writers Conference
32
Experience Trips
33
DEVELOPING TECHNIQUES
35
Creative Writing Dictionary
36
House Detective
38
Sentence Building
39
Warm up with Quickie Descriptions
40
Sensory Suggestions
41
Crazy Animals
42
All About Me
43
Cable Conversations
45
Dialogue Game
48
Talking Tales
49
A Skeleton Story
51
Do You Have a Problem
52
A Turtle is Just a Turtle
53
Humbug Ghost
55
A Pooh Pooh Story
58
Tempting Titles
59
Idea Picture File
60
Student Made Crossword Puzzles
61
Finding Adopted Words
63
How Long Should Stories Be?
64
Scrambled Stories
66
Feelings from Great Paintings
67
Endings to Remember
68
What is NonFiction?
69
Anecdotes
70
Transition Tricks
72
Article Train
73
Secret Agents
76
How to Hear Words
77
STORY STARTERS
81
Seem First Stories
83
Painting a Story
84
Circus Cookie Stories
86
Happy Hippo Stories
87
Experience Tables
88
Borrowing a Plot from Chicken Little
89
Stories from Pictures
90
Writing Kits
91
Exchanging Story Folders
92
Writing Trips
93
BlobboBugs
95
Body Metaphor Picture Book
107
Simile Picture Book
109
A Hole Is Book
110
Story Starter Outlines
112
Symbol Subjects
113
Chinese Mysteries
114
POETRY POINTERS
117
Month Poems
119
Sound Poems
120
Couplet Cuties
121
Innovating on Poetry Patterns
123
Follow the Leader Poems
125
Color Cinquains
126
Road Map for Cinquains
128
Animal Limericks
129
Haiku
130
Haikon
131
Senryu
132
Sijo
133
Diamante
135
Diamante Collages
136
Rhyming the Nonsence Alphabet
139
Spelling Word Poems for Points
140
Displaying Poetry
141
Slim Volumes of Poetry
142
EXPLORING OTHER AREAS
145
Who Writes Greeting Cards?
146
StudentMade TV Sets
149
TV Star Story Tellers
151
Television Critics
152
Transforming Commercials
154
Humorous Commercials
155
What Makes Tongue Twisters Twist
157
Plays from Stories
158
New Words for Old Songs
159
Writing Original Songs
160
Cartoon Bubbles
161
Radio Newscasters
162
Whats My Ghost
163
Interviewing Spirits
164
Reporting What Happened
165
Creating a Film Strip
166
Editing Galley Sheets
167
Using Comics to Develop Literary Critics
169
Graffiti
171
FAVORITE FINALES
173
Putting Together a Magazine
175
Writing Seminars
176
Autograph Parties
178
Writing Contests
179
Young Authors Workshop
188
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