The Poet's Pen: Writing Poetry with Middle and High School Students
Libraries Unlimited, 1993 - 201 Seiten
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Expository writing by these students is sometimes appalling, but in poetry they may create compelling images and metaphors, use language in both creative and precise ways, play with words and ideas, and express their thoughts freely.
I believe similarities exist between the best expository and creative writing: Both surprise the reader with new ideas and startle with aptness of expression; both make the reader sit up and notice the familiar in a new way; ...
... think for themselves, ask provocative questions, and use their imaginative, creative, divergent, playful capacities as well as logical reasoning: in short, to become dynamic learners by using their entire range of mental energies.
Creative writing is often relegated to elective English classes, and poetry especially is considered a frill, only occasionally assigned even in the English classroom. I would argue that to improve students' writing, we must help them ...
If we do not use both intuitive thinking to generate ideas and insights and logical thinking to criticize and impose structure, Elbow suggests, "we end up with disciplined critical thinking and uncensored creative thinking dug into ...
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
2THE POETRY WRITING PROGRAM
3THE WRITERS NOTEBOOK
5TEACHING POETRY WRITING
6CREATING POETRY WRITING TOPICS
7WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE THROUGH POETRY
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