Educating the Imagination: Letting go. Writing poetry. Writing plays. Writing across the curriculum. Parody and humor. Reading. On language. My high school English teacher. Exemplary models

Educating the Imagination: Letting go. Writing poetry. Writing plays. Writing across the curriculum. Parody and humor. Reading. On language. My high school English teacher. Exemplary models

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The 72 informal essays in the two volumes of Educating the Imagination were selected from the very best articles in Teachers a Writers magazine over the past 17 years. Fifty-five creative writers present a multitude of ideas and techniques for writing in the classroom: poetry; fiction; plays; folklore; history; science; translation and writing across cultures; bookmaking; parodies; the importance of stories; practical aesthetics; creative reading; the history of punctuation; memories of high school English teachers; and that great, alluring mystery known as the imagination. Educating the Imagination is the perfect first book to have for a library on the teaching of imaginative writing, as well as an inspiring reference for the veteran writing teacher.... Thinking It Over and over again Nagging about the things they know a€” -James Rivera, high school Acrostics can also have ... The Use of Etymologies In class, make frequent use of the origins of science words such as aquot;atom, aquot; aquot;decimal, aquot; and anbsp;...


Title:Educating the Imagination: Letting go. Writing poetry. Writing plays. Writing across the curriculum. Parody and humor. Reading. On language. My high school English teacher. Exemplary models
Author: Christopher Edgar, Ron Padgett
Publisher:Teachers & Writers - 1994
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