Poetry and Prose Prompts: A Quick Guide for Teaching Writing Style
March 2006, Jossey-Bass
Introduction to Expressive Writing.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO POETRY.
PART TWO: INTRODUCTION TO CHARACTERIZATION.
PART THREE: INTRODUCTION TO NARRATIVE WRITING.
Personal Narrative Prompts.
Imaginative Narrative Prompts.
Descriptive Narrative Prompts.
—Carol Chase Thomas, associate dean, Watson School of Education, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
"Basic writing is one thing, writing with style in a variety of genre is another. Rivenbark, drawing on his vast classroom experiences, demonstrates specifically how teachers can help students achieve well beyond the NCTE standards."
—James L. Olivero, president, staff development Ltd., San Diego, California
"Finally, hands-on, practical lessons to teach students how to write with style. Bravo! If teachers want a way to move students beyond the simple sentence to writing with style and expression, this book is your answer!"
—William McBride, national educational consultant and author, Entertaining an Elephant
"Future writers of poetry and prose must be led to the proposition that more than intellect is involved. Ken Rivenbark has authored a convincing and persuasive insight into the challenge to the heart and soul which is central to great writing."
—Mary Jane Caylor, Alabama State Board of Education
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