The Writing Workshop Vol 2: How to Teach Creative Writing

The Writing Workshop Vol 2: How to Teach Creative Writing By Alan Ziegler 274 pp. Grades: all ages $14.95 paperback In The Writing Workshop, Alan Ziegler offers teachers and aspiring writers strategies for developing constructive workshop environments. Volume 2 offers a compendium of writing assignments, with advice on presentation and variations. “No other book on writing…

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The Writing Workshop Vol 1: How to Teach Creative Writing

The Writing Workshop Vol 1: How to Teach Creative Writing By Alan Ziegler 175 pp. Grades: all ages $14.95 paperback In The Writing Workshop, Alan Ziegler offers teachers and aspiring writers strategies for developing constructive workshop environments. Volume 1 discusses the writing process and the teacher’s relationship with student writers. “No other book on writing combines…

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When Stories Come to School: Telling, Writing, & Performing Stories in the Early Childhood Classroom By Patsy Cooper, 144pp. Grades: nursery school, kindergarten, elementary school $15.95 paperback Patsy Cooper offers preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, daycare workers, and parents a wonderful and natural way to help young children begin to read and write: placing stories at the…

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What is Poetry: Conversations with the American Avant-Garde By Daniel Kane 185 pp. Grades: high school, university $18.95 paperback Over a four-year period, Daniel Kane interviewed many of America’s most interesting and daring contemporary poets about their work. What Is Poetry features twelve of the liveliest of these dialogues, accompanied by an in-depth introduction to the…

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Tolstoy as Teacher: Leo Tolstoy’s Writings on Education Edited with an Introduction by Bob Blaisdell Translated by Christopher Edgar 265 pp. Grades: all ages $18.95 paperback Before he wrote War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy founded his own school on his estate at Yasnaya Polyana. Brimming with progressive and sometimes radical ideas on schooling, Tolstoy undertook to…

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Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art Edited by Tonya Foster & Kristin Prevallet 240 pp. Grades: all ages $19.95 paperback This anthology of essays about the challenges and rewards of uniting visual art and creative writing not only demonstrates how art can spark wonderful student writing, but goes much further, offering novel insights into…

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Teaching & Writing Popular Fiction: Horror, Adventure, Mystery, & Romance in the Classroom By Karen Hubert 236 pp. Grades: kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school $15.95 paperback Popular fiction can play an instrumental role in the classroom. This fascinating guide provides ways to help K-12 students write using the popular literature they know and love.…

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The T&W Guide to William Carlos Williams Edited by Gary Lenhart 200 pp. Grades: all ages $15.95 paperback This T&W guide brings together 17 innovative essays on using the work of William Carlos Williams to inspire writing by students and adults. The book covers a wide range of Williams’s oeuvre—from such classics as “The Red…

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The T&W Guide to Walt Whitman Edited by Ron Padgett 224 pp. Grades: all ages $16.95 paperback Fifteen poets have created this first and only guide to teaching Walt Whitman from kindergarten to the college level. The book features fresh ways to read Whitman and to write poetry and prose inspired by his model. Also…

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The T&W Guide to Frederick Douglass Edited by Wesley Brown, 122 pp. Grades: all ages $15.95 paperback This T&W Guide provides ways for students to experience Frederick Douglass’ Narrative as an aesthetic achievement as well as a socio-historical document. This book emphasizes writing as a means for students to learn about Douglass, his times, and his…

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