Writing Club: A Year of Writing Workshops for Grades 2-5

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Inspire the next Emily Dickinson! These workshops will help younger students develop their passion for the written word and expand their writing ability. Meant for usethroughout theentire school year, the workshops steadily become more thought-provoking as students are challenged to increase their skills.

Grades 2-5

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Overview

Inspire the next Emily Dickinson! These workshops will help younger students develop their passion for the written word and expand their writing ability. Meant for usethroughout theentire school year, the workshops steadily become more thought-provoking as students are challenged to increase their skills.

Grades 2-5

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781586830977
  • Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Welcome to Writing Club Workshops 1
How to Use This Book 2
Workshop Overview: Poetry Club 5
List Poems 6
Poetic Licenses 8
The Playground 9
"Dear" Poems 10
Dear Mr. Foot 12
Nonsense Poems 13
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll 14
Poor Jam Timna 15
Thesaurus Poems 16
Cotton Candy 18
Hodgepodge Haikus 19
Hodgepodge Haiku 21
Workshop Overview: Take Me to Your Leader 22
UFO Diaries 23
Earthling Identification Cards 25
Odes 26
Ode to My Shoelaces 27
Postcards 28
Dear Mom and Dad 29
Instructions 30
Instructions for Making a Jelly Sandwich 32
Workshop Overview: Million Dollar Fun 33
Newspaper Story 34
Million Dollar Checks 36
Local Boy Eats His Way to a Million 37
Radio Ad 38
Ad for a Home 40
Move Right In ... 42
A Letter Home 43
Dear Friends 45
Endorsement 46
An Endorsement from Sam Thomas 48
Workshop Overview: What a Character! 49
Story Starters 50
Story Starter Illustration 52
Story Beginning 53
Character Cards 54
Character Cards 56
Profiles 57
Character Profile Illustration 59
Meet Mary Watson 60
Motivation 61
What's My Motivation? 63
Workshop Overview: Press Club 64
Time for a Commercial 65
Press Passes 67
Reviews 68
My Brother the Pest 70
Interviews 71
My Interview Notes 73
Adding Humor 74
Workshop Overview: Fairy Tales 76
Retelling "Cinderella" 77
Comparing Cinderella Stories 78
Frequent Flyer Passes 79
I'm Sorry Letter 80
The Other "True" Story 82
Story Outline 84
Wordy Openings 85
Beware of Wordy Beginnings! 86
Tall Tales 87
Why I Don't Have My Homework 88
Workshop Overview: Crazy for Comics 89
Captions 90
Funny Bones 92
"Kid-sty" illustration 93
Hero Vs. Villain 94
Protagonist/Antagonist Profile 96
Protagonist/Antagonist Worksheet 97
Three-Panel Comic Strip 98
"The Nose": Three-panel Comic Strip 100
Three-panel Comic Strip Worksheet 101
Six-Panel Comic Strip 102
"The Nose": Six-panel Comic Strip 104
Six-panel Comic Strip Worksheet 105
Single Panels 106
Single Panel Worksheet 108
Workshop Overview: Kaleidoscope 109
A Penny's Journey 110
You Are Never Going to Believe the Day I Had! 112
Brick Brainstorm 113
Word-A-Rama 114
White Elephant Ads 115
Free to a Good Home: One Pink Pig Lamp 116
How to Overcome the Dreaded "Do I Really Need to Revise My Work?" Blues 117
Desk Revision Card 120
Revision Cards 121
What to Try When You Have Writer's Block 124
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