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A way to organize your literature curriculum: Genres.... "Knowledge of different genres gives students useful schemata-frameworks for understanding born of prior knowledge and experience-for story types" (Lynch-Brown, Short, & Tomlinson, p. 247).

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Deconstruction for Writers

Literary theory (and deconstruction in particular) was one of the most eye-opening and exciting subjects that I studied at university, but I know that it’s a di

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Creative Writing 101

I’ve compiled and categorised this list of creative writing resources for writers who are studying their craft without a tutor. I hope you find it useful! Core Study Materials Creative Writing Syllabus Creative Writing Reading List Creative Writing Toolkit Literary Theory Mythology Module 1: Preparation Brainstorming Idea Engine Genre mindmaps Creation criteria Warm-ups & freewriting Write-alongs Flash fiction prompts…

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Genre Task Cards FREEBIE: 20 multiple choice Task Cards to help your students learn the different literary genres.

Exploring Poetry: Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry

Poetry terms with examples and definitions - included in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry along with lessons, activities, and printables for teaching kids to read and understand poetry.

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