• My Experience as a Writer
    not very creative so I struggle with that type of writing. I don’t have much experience writing fiction stories because I haven’t had to write that many fiction stories in school. I love reading good poetry because it is interesting and it is a very creative style of writing. I didn’t start writing...
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  • The Guide to Taking Electives
    Creative Writing and Vocabulary Acquisition: A Study of Emirati College Students Patrick Dougherty 57 Dr. Patrick Dougherty is a member of the English Faculty at Abu Dhabi Men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, where he founded the first Poetry Slam program in the UAE...
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  • No Paper
    Future A day without electricity My future wife/husband How do you see yourself in 10 years? Christmas - an old tradition that should be kept or big business for the industry [pic] You are here: >>Home >>Vocabulary >>Texts >>Creative Writing - Topics [pic][pic][pic][pic...
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  • Language Creativity
    of the three R’S language instruction is often considered somewhat routine and little attention has been given to creativity, particularly in the elementary school, until recently. The teaching of creative expression in language, specifically that of creative writing, is a matter of some...
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  • Running and Writing
    year of high school, I began frequenting our schools creative writing club, not so much because I had an interest in the subject, but because I needed to befriend the experts to gain their knowledge. I familiarized myself with the writing techniques of the club and attempted to possess the same...
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  • Button Button
    expressed in an original way? 3) What is the benefit of teaching grammar in the context of a free-form creative piece of writing? Rationale: One of our goals as educators is to help our students come to a better understanding of how to use the English language. Instrumental in this is leading...
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  • Ray Bradbury
    planned to be an actor Early Carrer After graduating from high school in 1938, Bradbury was turned down for military service because of bad eyesight. He earned a living selling newspapers while working on his writing. He sold his first story in 1943, and others were published in such magazines as...
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  • Portrait of a Writer
    be a comedy. As a matter of fact I found the writing really rather boring. The day of filming and performing in front of the school came around. Parents were invited as well as friends and family. It seemed that the whole city had shown up. Little did my teacher or any of the cast know...
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  • Avoiding Rough College Competition by Avoiding Rough Ivy Leagues
    school students creative writing for the application essay, reconsider the importance of the SAT/ACT scores, and avoid applying to ivy-league schools as an incoming freshman. One main reason for why it is harder to get into four-year colleges today seems to be that more high school graduates than ever...
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  • Joel
    Sunlight on Broken Stones, won the Centennial Prize for the epic in 1998. He was an exchange professor in Waseda University and Ohio University. He became an Honorary Fellow in Creative Writing at the University of Iowa in 1969, and was the first recipient of a British Council fellowship as a creative...
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  • Writing Development
    writing for the first time. My school teachers and after school tutors helped me improve my ability to gather, organize and convey my ideas. They also taught me the correct usage of punctuation marks and spelling. By the end of elementary school, I improved on independently writing an essay...
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  • Dreams to Reality: How I Became a Writer in my Own Mind
    , and some way to get them out of my head and into words. My first go at college was not conducive to writing; far too many distractions. Work, school, living with 6 crazy roommates; there was always something going on, but writing never seemed to be one of them. At 23 I finally found myself...
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  • Dr.Maria Montessori
    Montessori classroom, on the other hand, pays a great deal of attention to creative and free writing. In observing the writing at Stepping Stones Montessori School, and specifically that of sixth grader Matisen Douglas, it is apparently clear that Montessori students are encouraged to write in all facets...
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  • Writing
    Improving My Writing The day I had to write my first research essay will be a day that I will not forget. I was in fifth grade at the time, and my teacher decided that he was going to pick the topics for the students. He slowly called out the students names alphabetically and assigned the students...
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  • Love
    school graduation in 1938. However, he continued to educate himself. He sold newspapers on Los Angeles street corners all day, but spent his nights in the library. The hours between newspaper editions were spent at his typewriter. His first published short story was "Hollerbochen's Dilemma," printed in...
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  • Reflective Essay
    In my many years of writing, I must say that my junior year of high school has really broadened my writing skills with words, reports and poems. I can remember it like yesterday when I would sit and write poems about the fish in the sea and draw pictures of the ocean to spice up the paper. Not...
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  • Ethics
    the boy was talking about ninjas. Then upon reading the meaning of the footnote, I read the boy's arguing with his mom as he was writing. This new concept of writing was very interesting and inspired me to find me my own creative way of writing. Unfortunately middle and high school don’t allow much...
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  • From Eating Books to Reading
    to the second language because of this and asked my parents to send me to a public school. Thus, they did. The first day I walked into the sunlit room, I felt happiness and freedom, as I was welcomed into a room filled with children and light. We played musical instruments, danced, painted, and...
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  • Solving Writing Challenges in Title School
    
improve
 literacy
and
receive
funding
through
the
Reading
First
federal
program,
many
of
these
schools
have
dedicated
 a
large
majority
of
the
time
in
the
schoolday
to
reading
skills.
Research
shows
that
this
has
decreased
the
 time
given
to
writing,
science,
math
and
other
curriculum.
Additionally...
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  • A Writing Oddysey
    My Writing Odyssey As far back as I can remember I have always been told by educators that I'm a very creative writer. My first year of high school was an interesting time to see where my skills in English would take me. For some reason every semester in High School my progress in...
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