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Breaking open the box : a guide for creative techniques to improve academic writing and generate critical thinking

Author: Nancy Dafoe
Publisher: Lanham : ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD EDUCATION, A division of ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD Publishers, Inc., 2013.
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We need a more creative approach to teaching writing. A methodology incorporating creativity, as modeled by students in this text, demonstrates the kind of progress we are all seeking, offering an exciting challenge for young writers and educators alike.
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Dafoe, Nancy, 1952-
Breaking open the box.
Lanham : ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD EDUCATION, A division of ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS, INC., 2013
(DLC) 2012044863
(OCoLC)820942372
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Dafoe
ISBN: 9781475802757 1475802757
OCLC Number: 828424267
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword; Preface: Writing Well Matters; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Approach, the Heart of the Matter, the Structure; Chapter 1. Encouraging Creative Frameworks for Critical Thinking and Writing; Chapter 2. The Writer as Creative Thinker; Chapter 3. Recognizing the Problem; Chapter 4. Outlining Creative Applications to Academic Writing; Chapter 5. Applications with Prose Poems or Poetic Prose; Chapter 6. Discourse Applications with Poetry; Chapter 7. Applications with Narrative-Story, Dialogue, and the Mini-Script; Chapter 8. Applications with Parody and Satire. Chapter 9. Applications with Musings and JournalingChapter 10. Applications with Unusual Vessels and Technology; Chapter 11. Traditional-Looking Essays Incorporating Creative Techniques; Chapter 12. Changing the Landscape of Academic Writing Assignments and the Classroom Environment; Chapter 13. Making Editing Integral; Chapter 14. Inviting the Common Core State Standards into the Classroom and Recognizing That They Are First Cousins to Creativity; Chapter 15. Lesson Planning Involving Creative Choice and Techniques; Chapter 16. Setting Up Action Research. Chapter 17. Providing Students with Opportunities for an Authentic AudienceInstructional Application and Dedication; Appendix A: A Guide for Parents; Appendix B: A Sampling of Young Writers' Conferences; Appendix C: Helpful, Creative Resources for Writers and Writing Instruction; Notes; Bibliography; About the Author.
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