Write What You See : 99 Photos to Inspire Writing (Grades 7-12) book cover
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Write What You See
99 Photos to Inspire Writing (Grades 7-12)

ISBN 9781877673832
Published January 1, 2009 by Routledge
122 Pages

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Book Description

Motivate your students with the wide variety of photographs and writing prompts in this delightful book by award-winning photographer and former English teacher Hank Kellner.

The varied prompts include key words, questions to consider, ideas for writing, possible opening lines, suggestions for research, and more. The book even comes with a CD so that you have the option of displaying the activities with an overhead projector.

Write What You See contains a wealth of ideas for writing from the author as well as from real teachers across the country who have successfully used photography in the teaching of writing.

Grades 7-12

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Ten Ways to Use Write What You See Photos and Writing Prompts How Some Teachers Use Photographs to Inspire Writing

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Hank Kellner is a veteran of the Korean War and a retired educator who has served as an English department chairperson at the high school level and an adjunct associate professor of English at the community college level.


The book, which is accompanied by a CD containing all of the photos and text, concludes with five pages of suggestions by teachers as to how one can use the volume to inspire writing. A terrific resource for ELA and creative-writing teachers.,Joanne Cecere,School Library Journal, 7/7/09