Story Starters: Helping Children Write like They've Never Written Before

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This lively approach to creative writing has the right ingredients to inspire even a reluctant writer.The story starters are mini adventures that suspend a student in the middle of a predicament. "What happens next?" is his cue to write freely, with imagination and zest, to expand and embellish the story however he wants. To spark even more curiosity, each story is illustrated with one or more engaging 19th century pictures. The settings are sometimes intense, sometimes funny, sometimes sweetly domestic, but ...

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Overview

This lively approach to creative writing has the right ingredients to inspire even a reluctant writer.The story starters are mini adventures that suspend a student in the middle of a predicament. "What happens next?" is his cue to write freely, with imagination and zest, to expand and embellish the story however he wants. To spark even more curiosity, each story is illustrated with one or more engaging 19th century pictures. The settings are sometimes intense, sometimes funny, sometimes sweetly domestic, but always pose a challenge. Here is your student's opportunity to rescue those in danger, comfort the sick, cheer the lonely, laugh with the ridiculous, tame the wild, and do battle for good. Story Starters is a non-consumable, lavishly illustrated, multi-skill level (grade 4-12) supplementary English course. Story Starters is designed to: -Replace dry, dull writing with exciting writing-Invoke sympathy for characters and encourage writing with feeling-Expand a child's literary powers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781889209043
  • Publisher: Mason, Charlotte Research & Supply Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Pages: 458
  • Sales rank: 1,310,279
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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