A stimulating creative writing and thinking resource book for secondary school students
This unique handbook and practical guide develops imagination, expands horizons and enriches the creative writing process for all students. Visually enticing, clear and comprehensive, it includes a CD Rom for printing the lesson plans and worksheets and features reading lists, a mixture of scenarios, photographs and illustrations. Topics covered are:
Beginnings, cliffhangers, suspense hooks, endings
Speech and sound
Descriptive story elements
Samples of usage
Developed from the award-winning primary resource The Story Maker, The Story Maker Motivator was trialled and tested for two years with 11-15 year olds in Graveney Secondary School. Suitable for English teachers, student teachers, EFL teachers, special needs teachers, learning support teachers and parents working at home with their children, this wide-ranging resource provides a unique approach to broaden writing and thinking skills.
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"It is packed with ideas!" Roger Mason, Retired Head Backwell Secondary School
"Your methods helped me spark up ideas for all the different sections of the stories that you helped us on." Joe, 12 years
"I found your workshops very inspiring. They helped me write more easily and made writing more enjoyable for me." Hester, 13 years
Frances Dickens has 19 years teaching in inner London specialising in drama, art and English working with children with special needs and those needing additional language support.