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Academic Writing, Emily Purser Jul 2013

Academic Writing, Emily Purser

Emily R Purser

No abstract provided.


Creative Text-Based Summarization And Pre-Writing Engagements For Diverse Learners, Susan Adams Sep 2012

Creative Text-Based Summarization And Pre-Writing Engagements For Diverse Learners, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference, Noblesville, IN, October 13, 2012.


Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Of Blockheads And Elitists, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Of Blockheads And Elitists, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Supporting Good Writing Instruction: The Hoosier Writing Project, Susan Adams, Steve Fox, Herb Budden Dec 2011

Supporting Good Writing Instruction: The Hoosier Writing Project, Susan Adams, Steve Fox, Herb Budden

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Indiana Student Achievement Institute (InSAI) Conference.


The Ties That Bind, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

The Ties That Bind, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Discusses the bond between the readers and characters of a story. Information on how to create a character for a story; Background on some characters of a story, including Lady Macbeth in the book 'Heart of Darkness,' by Joseph Conrad; Details of some specific character traits that create a bond with readers.


Making Connections, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Making Connections, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Last summer as instructors at a creative-writing conference, we had an experience that made us better writers. While critiquing a promising piece of fiction, we became frustrated because we couldn't put our finger on why the story didn't quite work. The tale, which centered around a young soldier's baptismal firefight in Vietnam, at first seemed solid. The main character was believable, the setting was described in gritty realism, and the plot had a beginning, middle, and end. But although the story was technically correct, it didn't really capture our interest. We found we couldn't get ...


How To Find And Fix 'Plotholes': Watch For Common Problems That Can Sidetrack Your Novel, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

How To Find And Fix 'Plotholes': Watch For Common Problems That Can Sidetrack Your Novel, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

This article offers advice for writer on preventing major plotholes in fiction. Selection of information to be revealed earlier in story; Establishment of credibility of facts; Link of plot events with the motivation of the main character.


More Than A Place, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

More Than A Place, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Many stories fail to capture the reader's interest even though they have a clear point of view, well-rounded characters and an interesting plot. What's missing? One key element that writers frequently overlook is setting. They treat it merely as backdrop.


Turning To One Another: Using Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking And Thinking To Transform Teacher And Student Learning, Susan Adams Sep 2010

Turning To One Another: Using Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking And Thinking To Transform Teacher And Student Learning, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Workshop presented at the Indiana Middle Level Educators Association Conference, Franklin, IN, October 4, 2010.


Literacy As Praxis: The Recursive Cycle Of 21st Century Literacy Teaching, Susan Adams Jan 2010

Literacy As Praxis: The Recursive Cycle Of 21st Century Literacy Teaching, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Poster presented at the 21st Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, February 2010.


We Don’T Want To Go Around Unwritten: Understanding Our Students Through Meaningful And Culturally Welcoming Writing Assignments, Susan Adams Sep 2009

We Don’T Want To Go Around Unwritten: Understanding Our Students Through Meaningful And Culturally Welcoming Writing Assignments, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Workshop presented at the Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference, October 2009.


We Don’T Want To Go Around Unwritten: Understanding Our Students Through Meaningful And Culturally Welcoming Writing Assignments, Susan Adams Mar 2009

We Don’T Want To Go Around Unwritten: Understanding Our Students Through Meaningful And Culturally Welcoming Writing Assignments, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the National Writing Project Urban Sites Network Conference, Louisville, KY, April 2009.


First, You Write!, Susan Adams Oct 2008

First, You Write!, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Workshop presented at the Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (INTESOL) Annual Conference, November 2008.


Presenting Results Of Esl Teachers Writing Workshop, Susan Adams, Mary Nicolini Oct 2008

Presenting Results Of Esl Teachers Writing Workshop, Susan Adams, Mary Nicolini

Susan Adams

Presentation at the National Writing Project Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 2008.


Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded Five-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams Apr 2008

Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded Five-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the TESOL Regional Conference, May 2008.


Fostering Writing Development Of Secondary English Language Learners: Overcoming Fears, Tears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay, Susan Adams Sep 2007

Fostering Writing Development Of Secondary English Language Learners: Overcoming Fears, Tears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference, October 2007.


Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2006

Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams Dec 2005

Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the Indiana Department of Education ESL K-12 Conference, 2006.


10 Ways To Begin: Sure-Fire Techniques To Help You Engage Your Reader From The Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Sep 2005

10 Ways To Begin: Sure-Fire Techniques To Help You Engage Your Reader From The Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

This article offers tips for authors on improving the first part of a story to entice readers. Technique that can be used to make a reader care about a character. Creation of a conflict and use of dialogue.


How To Find And Fix 'Plotholes': Watch For Common Problems That Can Sidetrack Your Novel, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Aug 2005

How To Find And Fix 'Plotholes': Watch For Common Problems That Can Sidetrack Your Novel, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

This article offers advice for writer on preventing major plotholes in fiction. Selection of information to be revealed earlier in story; Establishment of credibility of facts; Link of plot events with the motivation of the main character.


More Than A Place, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Aug 2003

More Than A Place, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

Many stories fail to capture the reader's interest even though they have a clear point of view, well-rounded characters and an interesting plot. What's missing? One key element that writers frequently overlook is setting. They treat it merely as backdrop.


The Ties That Bind, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Feb 2003

The Ties That Bind, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

Discusses the bond between the readers and characters of a story. Information on how to create a character for a story; Background on some characters of a story, including Lady Macbeth in the book 'Heart of Darkness,' by Joseph Conrad; Details of some specific character traits that create a bond with readers.


Of Blockheads And Elitists, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2002

Of Blockheads And Elitists, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


The Superhero Formula, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2001

The Superhero Formula, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Playing Up Anticipation, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Dec 2001

Playing Up Anticipation, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Making Connections, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Feb 2000

Making Connections, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

Last summer as instructors at a creative-writing conference, we had an experience that made us better writers. While critiquing a promising piece of fiction, we became frustrated because we couldn't put our finger on why the story didn't quite work. The tale, which centered around a young soldier's baptismal firefight in Vietnam, at first seemed solid. The main character was believable, the setting was described in gritty realism, and the plot had a beginning, middle, and end. But although the story was technically correct, it didn't really capture our interest. We found we couldn't get ...


Tales Of The Unexpected, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Feb 2000

Tales Of The Unexpected, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.