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|ISBN:||9780415635288 0415635284 9780415635295 0415635292|
|Description:||xi, 230 pages ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||1. Introduction and Theory; 2. Choosing locations for interactive writing visits; 3. Out-of-classroom sessions: preparations and practicalities; 4. Leading a descriptive poetry brainstorm session; 5. Possible pre-writing inputs on poetry's layouts, sounds, language, meaning & form; 6. Essential inputs before students write descriptive poems; 7. additional poetry inputs, editing tips and suggestions on the 'writing space'; 8. 'Minimalist poems': a useful poetry form to base on locational brainstorms; 9. Group poems, their development into other art forms and examples of co-operative work; 10. Useful poetry forms for writing on location: 'reflective haikus'; 11. Useful poetry forms for writing on location: 'syllable cinquains'; 12. How locations can improve story writing and generate amazing plots; 13. Location-based collective stories; 14. Location-inspired fictitious diary writing; 15. Endless possibilities: taking out-of-classroom writing in more directions|
'There is life beyond the school gates, as demonstrated by this motivating and practical book that proves education is so much more than paperwork in the classroom.' - Len Parkyn, The Teacher