EWB AS 1.4 Creative Writing Workbook

ISBN 978-1-877567-41-4
Curriculum Level Full coverage of NCEA AS 1.4 'Creative Writing'
Recommended For Year 11
Number of Pages 60
Edition First

EWB AS 1.4 Creative Writing Workbook

written for NCEA Level 1 students

Authors : Susan Battye and D. J. Wort

Total of 3 Credits - Internally Assessed
The Sigma Workbook 'AS 1.4 Creative Writing' is a write-on student workbook covering the English skills students need to gain AchievedMerit, or Excellence in this NCEA Level 1 Achievement Standard. The work covers only Achievement Standard 1.4 'Create Meaning : Creative Writing' (AS90852)

This workbook contains a large number of write-on student tasks designed to help students practise the skills necessary to develop a deeper understanding in this area of the New Zealand English curriculum. Students will also find detailed instruction boxes, glossaries and other resources that will develop the ideas, vocabulary and processes needed to gain a high level pass in the internal assessment for this Standard. 

At the end of the workbook there is a valuable model exam essay. Candidates can use this model to develop their own practice essay. A full set of task answers is included, which act as a guide to structuring quality essays. An abbreviated version of Achievement Standard 1.4 is included in the resource.
Topics Covered in this Workbook Include :
  • Aspects of Language - A Glossary    
  • The Structure of Texts
  • Analysing a Narrative     
  • Finding Your Focus - Editing Ideas
  • Selecting a Viewpoint to Write from     
  • Creating Impact!
  • Exaggerate or Telescope or Both!      
  • Using Flashbacks    
  • Stream of Consciousness
  • Writing Mood Commands Attention      
  • Capturing the Mood     
  • Memories and Imagination
  • Structuring a Story    
  • Brainstorming     
  • Narrative Writing     
  • Descriptive Writing
  • Writing Poetry     
  • Personal Writing     
  • Script Writing     
  • Redrafting Your Work
  • Checking Spelling    
  • Checking Punctuation    
  • Achieving Accuracy    
  • The Proof-Reading Process    
  • A Proof-Reading Checklist
  • Model Essay for AS 1.4 ' Creative Writing'
  • Your Writing Portfolio
Sigma's workbook 'AS 1.4 Creative Writing' is best bought before the standard is taught at school and used throughout this time as a classroom and homework resource. Sigma workbooks are also valuable resources when students have missed school through illness or have transferred from other schools and have missed instruction in a particular achievement standard.
Once completed, 'AS 1.4 Creative Writing' provides a useful set of revision notes at assessment time. It can be kept as a reference book if students intend taking a Year 12 English  course.

1 - 4: $5.50
5 - 19: $4.50
20+: $4.00