In this popular book, 18 teaching creative writers describe their single best writing assignment, the one that never fails to inspire their students to tell and dramatize stories, to write autobiographical pieces, fiction, poetry, and plays, or to become interested in wordplay and oral history. The essays fully describe practical ideas for adaption and use with students of all ages and abilities. The variety of approaches is unified by the respectful, engaged, and sympathetic attitude of the contributors and the enthusiastic response of their students. Most of the essays include examples of student work.(E.g., a pride of lions, a school of fish, a pod of whales) Does it have unique sensory abilities? ... The following mask poems were written or dictated by kindergarten students who decided to become ... T. I am a furry fox I live in a little cave My nose is little and round as a black olive My ears are pointy as an arrow My whiskersanbsp;...
|Author||:||Christopher Edgar, Ron Padgett|