Creating writers : a creative writing manual for key stage 2 by James Carter

By James Carter

This revised and up to date version deals a clean, new angle to instructing artistic writing. It includes versions of writing from renowned kid's authors Jaqueline Wilson, Philip Pullman, David Almond and Roger McGough. Photocopiable assets for academics are included.

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deals a clean method of educating artistic writing. This e-book includes versions of writing from renowned kid's authors like Jaqueline Wilson Philip Pullman, David Almond and Roger McGough. Read more...

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This rarely works, as you can’t focus on the words when playing or listening to an instrument. When the words are done – percussion, beat boxing, rhythm tracks – are all great for performing raps. Another way of approaching this activity is to work in pairs, and you could each write a rhyming chunk each as you go along. And why not check out Roald Dahl’s wonderful Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts (Puffin) – these too are traditional tales retold in rhyming couplets, with just as much rhythm, rhyme and attitude as rap poetry!

The Boss-cat snarls, ‘You know the score. Listen man and listen good If you wanna stay in the neighbourhood, Pay your dues or the toms will call And wail each night on the backyard wall. ’ These guys meant business without a doubt Three cans of tuna, I handed them out. They then disappeared like bats into hell Those bad, bad cats from the CPL. uk) on behalf of Roger McGough) 33 Poetry ‘The Cats’ Protection League’ by Roger McGough ‘The Cats’ Protection League’ is a rhyming poem. Here, Roger McGough talks about the writing of the poem and discusses drafts, rhymes, testing poems and wordplay.

What does it look like? The lines or verses of your own list poem could start with ‘The Sun is like . ’ or ‘The sea is like . ’. Creating Writers, Routledge © James Carter 2009 Poetry The Cats’ Protection League Midnight. A knock at the door. Open it? Better had. Three heavy cats, mean and bad. ’ The Boss-cat snarls, ‘You know the score. Listen man and listen good If you wanna stay in the neighbourhood, Pay your dues or the toms will call And wail each night on the backyard wall. ’ These guys meant business without a doubt Three cans of tuna, I handed them out.

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