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Creative Writing
can be taught!
Malu Sciamarelli
Minicon RSCON5
Creative writing is personal writing where the
purpose is to express thoughts, feelings and
emotions rather than simply co...
Planning Drafting
RevisingEditing
The Writing Process
Benefits for learners:
Language development
Willingness to play with language
Increase self-confidence and self-esteem
Inc...
And for teachers?
Not only models, but co-writers
Keep English fresh and vibrant
CW teachers tend to be more interesting t...
CW can be taught!
"Linguistic creativity is not simply a property of
exceptional people, but an exceptional property
of al...
Creative Writing can be taught!
Creative Writing can be taught!
Creative Writing can be taught!
Creative Writing can be taught!
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Creative Writing can be taught!

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Creative Writing can be taught!

  1. 1. Creative Writing can be taught! Malu Sciamarelli Minicon RSCON5
  2. 2. Creative writing is personal writing where the purpose is to express thoughts, feelings and emotions rather than simply convey information accurately, effectively and appropriately. It is expressed in an imaginative, unique and sometimes poetic way.
  3. 3. Planning Drafting RevisingEditing The Writing Process
  4. 4. Benefits for learners: Language development Willingness to play with language Increase self-confidence and self-esteem Increase motivation Students become more creative readers
  5. 5. And for teachers? Not only models, but co-writers Keep English fresh and vibrant CW teachers tend to be more interesting to be around --> relationship with students CW teachers tend to be better teachers of writing in general
  6. 6. CW can be taught! "Linguistic creativity is not simply a property of exceptional people, but an exceptional property of all people." (Ron Carter)

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