This is a collection of classroom-proven activities that help motivate students to explore creative, descriptive, and expository writing. The main principles of good writing are covered in a variety of exercises that include scent-inspired essays, interruption game (descriptive details), dialogue development, role-playing using voice and tone; interviewing, community involvement, persuasion, research and investigation, imagery, metaphor and simile, and designing a magazine. The source is listed for each activity, as well as a brief description, objectives, procedures, and expected results/benefits. From the ERIC Database.
Writing Exercises for High School Students
Publisher: Family Learning Association
Page Count: 80
Author: Barbara Vultaggio
Age: 14, 15, 1,6 17, 18
Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12