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Author Bowkett, Stephen.

Title Countdown to creative writing : step by step approach to writing techniques for 7-12 years / Steve Bowkett
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009


Description 1 online resource (vi, 197 pages) : illustrations
Series Countdown
Countdown (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Overview -- How to use the book; Getting started; A few tips; Good writing habits; A writer's rights; What is a story?; Having ideas; Ideas for a reason; Plot bank; Plot, characters and background; Inspiration; All of your senses; Metaphors; 'Sounds as it says'; The structure of a story; Forms; Diary; Play format; Letters, texts and other ideas; Basic narrative elements; Sub-elements; Tips on planning; The six big important questions; Narrative lines; Genre; Fantasy; Science fiction; Horror; Crime/thriller; Romance; Animal adventures
Summary Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping children to improve their prose, poetry and non-fiction writing. Countdown to Creative Writing is a comprehensive and flexible resource that you can use in different ways:.:.:.; 60 stand-alone modules that cover all the essential aspects of writing a story.; countdown flowchart providing an overview showing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-194) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Creative writing (Elementary education)
Creative writing (Primary education)
EDUCATION -- Elementary.
Creative writing (Primary education)
Creative writing (Elementary education)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203868942