Time to Write: 43 Standards-Based Lessons for Developing Creative Writing
Good, creative writing requires inspiration and practice, and Time to Write provides both. Original, fresh and written in an engaging and appropriate style, the 35 standards-based lessons are progressively more involved and cover: Synonym and alliteration Description and paragraph Advertisement and letter to the editor Limerick, haiku and cinquain Research report, non-fiction narrative and essay Anecdote, character sketch and humorous speech Short story and dramatic incident Time to Write will help you generate new ideas and spark students' interest in learning. The exercises encourage them to become more perceptive in viewing the world around them and give them the opportunity to evaluate their own progress in writing. The variety of activities appeal to the majority of learning types. Includes teacher notes for each lesson and student warm-up activities.
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