skip to content
Plot building : classroom-ready materials for teaching writing and literary analysis skills in grades 4 to 8 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Plot building : classroom-ready materials for teaching writing and literary analysis skills in grades 4 to 8

Author: Arlene Marks; Bette Walker
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Let Them Write: Plot Building focuses on conflict, suspense and narrative structure. Students practice first-drafting, editing, polishing and sharing original scenes and stories built around these  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene Marks; Bette Walker
ISBN: 9781475818383 1475818386
OCLC Number: 903675280
Description: xxv, 153 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: Suspense. Using settings to build suspense --
Creating suspense with time: race between hero and villain --
Creating suspense with time: race against the clock --
Creating suspense with time: near misses --
Maximizing suspense by teasing --
Maintaining suspense by keeping the balance of power --
Developing the suspense in a situation: using multiple techniques --
Dramatic conflict. Understanding dramatic conflict --
Building dramatic conflict --
Creating texture with three kinds of conflict --
Understanding story goals and scene goals --
Story structure. Understanding story structure: a change story --
Understanding story structure: a problem story --
Understanding scene structure --
Linking scenes --
Writing opening scenes --
Writing closing scenes: the climax.
Responsibility: Arlene F. Marks and Bette Walker.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

As a writer and teacher of creative writing at a university level, I know how challenging it is to break down the elements of good prose into language that is easily understood. The first step in Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903675280> # Plot building : classroom-ready materials for teaching writing and literary analysis skills in grades 4 to 8
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "903675280" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/english_language_composition_and_exercises_study_and_teaching_elementary> ; # English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Elementary)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/creative_writing_elementary_education> ; # Creative writing (Elementary education)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/composition_language_arts_study_and_teaching_elementary> ; # Composition (Language arts)--Study and teaching (Elementary)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/372.623/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/plots_drama_novel_etc> ; # Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Person/walker_bette> ; # Bette Walker
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Person/marks_arlene_1947> ; # Arlene Marks
   schema:datePublished "2015" ;
   schema:description "Suspense. Using settings to build suspense -- Creating suspense with time: race between hero and villain -- Creating suspense with time: race against the clock -- Creating suspense with time: near misses -- Maximizing suspense by teasing -- Maintaining suspense by keeping the balance of power -- Developing the suspense in a situation: using multiple techniques -- Dramatic conflict. Understanding dramatic conflict -- Building dramatic conflict -- Creating texture with three kinds of conflict -- Understanding story goals and scene goals -- Story structure. Understanding story structure: a change story -- Understanding story structure: a problem story -- Understanding scene structure -- Linking scenes -- Writing opening scenes -- Writing closing scenes: the climax."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2616043482> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Series/let_them_write_series> ; # Let them write series.
   schema:name "Plot building : classroom-ready materials for teaching writing and literary analysis skills in grades 4 to 8"@en ;
   schema:productID "903675280" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781475818383> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/903675280> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Person/marks_arlene_1947> # Arlene Marks
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1947" ;
   schema:familyName "Marks" ;
   schema:givenName "Arlene" ;
   schema:name "Arlene Marks" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Person/walker_bette> # Bette Walker
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Walker" ;
   schema:givenName "Bette" ;
   schema:name "Bette Walker" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Series/let_them_write_series> # Let them write series.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Person/marks_arlene_1947> ; # Arlene Marks
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903675280> ; # Plot building : classroom-ready materials for teaching writing and literary analysis skills in grades 4 to 8
   schema:name "Let them write series." ;
   schema:name "Let them write series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/composition_language_arts_study_and_teaching_elementary> # Composition (Language arts)--Study and teaching (Elementary)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Composition (Language arts)--Study and teaching (Elementary)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/creative_writing_elementary_education> # Creative writing (Elementary education)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Creative writing (Elementary education)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/english_language_composition_and_exercises_study_and_teaching_elementary> # English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Elementary)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching (Elementary)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2616043482#Topic/plots_drama_novel_etc> # Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781475818383>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1475818386" ;
   schema:isbn "9781475818383" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/903675280>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/903675280> ; # Plot building : classroom-ready materials for teaching writing and literary analysis skills in grades 4 to 8
   schema:dateModified "2017-10-21" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.