Write Right

Author: Kendall F. Haven
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086779
Format: PDF
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Haven's breakthrough approach to creative writing begins with an improbable technique that does not involve writing. Coaching students to "start with storytelling," the author and storyteller shares a vital but often forgotten step of the creative process. His practical and detailed guide provides directions for 38 writing exercises that help students create powerful and dynamic fiction. All the steps - from finding inspiration and creating believable characters to making the final edit - are covered. Activities, coded for grades from primary through high school, can easily be adapted to other levels.

Crime Scene Investigation

Author: Barbara Harris
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086373
Format: PDF, ePub
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Clueless about how to generate excitement in the classroom? This unique activity book solves the mystery! Casting students in the roles of reporters, lawyers, and detectives at the scene of a crime, it involves the entire class in the drama of crime investigation. Excitement builds as participants examine the clues, make a case, and bring it to trial. The interdisciplinary activities help build valuable thinking and problem-solving skills while developing knowledge in English, science, social studies, and other subject areas. Based on an award-winning unit, this complete guide provides detailed instructions and reproducibles for easy implementation. Grades 5-12 (adaptable to other levels).

Earth Sciences

Author: Amy Jo Bain
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086786
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Everything you need to create exciting thematic science units can be found in these handy guides. Developed for educators who want to take an integrated approach, these guides contain resource lists, reading selections, and activities that can be easily pulled together for units on virtually any science topic. Chapters identify and describe comprehensive teaching resources (nonfiction) and related fiction reading selections, then detail hands-on science and extension activities that help students learn the scientific method and build learning across the curriculum.

Physical Sciences

Author: Amy Jo Bain
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086809
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Everything you need to create exciting thematic science units can be found in these handy guides. Developed for educators who want to take an integrated approach, these guides contain resource lists, reading selections, and activities that can be easily pulled together for units on virtually any science topic. Chapters identify and describe comprehensive teaching resources (nonfiction) and related fiction reading selections, then detail hands-on science and extension activities that help students learn the scientific method and build learning across the curriculum.

Life Sciences

Author: Amy Jo Bain
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086793
Format: PDF, Docs
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Everything you need to create exciting thematic science units can be found in these handy guides. Developed for educators who want to take an integrated approach, these guides contain resource lists, reading selections, and activities that can be easily pulled together for units on virtually any science topic. Chapters identify and describe comprehensive teaching resources (nonfiction) and related fiction reading selections, then detail hands-on science and extension activities that help students learn the scientific method and build learning across the curriculum.

Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills Step by Step Exercises Activities and Tips for Student Success Grades 7 12

Author: Kendall Haven
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 161069869X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is a "best of" collection of tips and exercises to help nurture young writers and strengthen core skills. Since each activity has been tried and tested in thousands of classrooms, you'll find successful methods for turning even the most reluctant students into effective, powerful writers. • Features eight essential elements of effective narratives • Links tips and activities to the Common Core State Standards • Includes the five steps of effective writing • Contains tools, proven activities, and research-based concepts to strengthen writing proficiencies in the classroom

Das Leben und das Schreiben

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641054001
Format: PDF, ePub
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„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

The elements of storytelling

Author: Peter Rubie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"I recommend this book to all aspiring novelists." --Kent Carroll, Publisher and Executive Editor Carroll & Graf "I would not hesitate to recommend The Elements of Storytelling to aspiring writers, or to better published ones who need to be reminded of the essentials of the craft. (That's all of us, by the way!)" --Robert Goddard Author of In Pale Battalions and Full Circle "Should be on every writer's bookshelf right between The Elements of Style and the thesaurus." --Tom Colgan, Senior Editor Avon Books "A wonderful book that every aspiring professional writer should own." --Matthew Bialer, literary agent William Morris Agency Telling a story is one of the most basic--and difficult--challenges a fiction writer must face. Acclaimed author, editor, and literary agent Peter Rubie knows that challenge firsthand. By sharing his creative and critical expertise, he gives you the helpful advice you need to master the art of storytelling, including how to: * Create compelling characters and strong plotlines * Pace a story and develop a coherent structure and style * Refine your technique with thought-provoking exercises that hone your storytelling skills * Anticipate the realities of getting your work published--how to make it happen while maintaining confidence and motivation

Writing the Natural Way

Author: Gabriele L. Rico
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presents a series of step-by-step exercises and examples to help writers develop their language skills and stimulate creativity, intuition, and imagination.