Creative writing

Room of my dreams: Yearbook 2009 (2009)

This document offers examples of writing produced by adult learners taking part in programs offered by the Halifax Community Learning Network (HCLN), a non-profit organization serving Nova Scotia’s capital region.

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2012-09-18

How To Kit - Comics and Graphic Novels (2011)

The authors explain that a comic is usually a short instalment of a larger story, while a graphic novel is usually an entire story bound and published in a single book. They point out that graphic novels have an important role to play in promoting literacy and may appeal especially to reluctant readers and visual learners.

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2011-11-08

Circus! (1993)

This short story written by Joan Cawley and Ruth Diamond delves into the lives of two girls who just got out of training school for joining the Belman circus. It tells their story, about the people they meet and the lives of circus performers all set in different areas of Europe. It provides details about all aspects of circus life and has creative hand drawn images. It is appropriate for adult readers and is written in clear language.

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2009-08-26

Tales From The Island (2007)

A Collection of Cape Breton Poetry and Prose

Tales From The Island is an anthology of work produced by the members of the Sydney Seniors’ Writing Circle. A few of these selections were previously included in other publications, but most were written since October 2006 and are published here for the first time.

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2007-11-09

Learner Stories (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study

Adults who attend programs that use the SARAW talking computer program wrote the stories in this book. Some of the programs are adult literacy programs; some programs are at agencies that serve people with disabilities. There are SARAW programs across Canada, and these stories are from people from different locations across Canada. All of the stories in this book, except one, were written by adults with disabilities.

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2005-08-03

EEL Today - The World Today (2004)

A Collection of Student Articles

East End Literacy is a community-based literacy organization in Toronto, Ontario. Its mission includes giving high quality instruction; helping people find and use the services they need; helping people get involved in their community; telling the public about the need for literacy programs, and; speaking out for Clear Language and Design in public communications.

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2005-05-05

EEL Today - Toronto: The Best Place to Be! (2005)

A Collection of Student Articles

East End Literacy is a community-based literacy organization in Toronto, Ontario. Its mission includes giving high quality instruction; helping people find and use the services they need; helping people get involved in their community; telling the public about the need for literacy programs, and; speaking out for Clear Language and Design in public communications.

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2005-05-05

Thoughts from the Circle of Nirva (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1985 - Vol. 3, No. 3

In this article, the author offers a creative essay on gender inequality.

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2004-09-09

Share the Gift of Stories 2004 (2004)

Literacy for Life Foundation is proud to share the stories created by children and adults in the Municipal District of Foothills #31 in Alberta. These stories were written on Family Literacy Day - January 27th 2004.

Sharing stories is the best way to help build a literate community. Literacy does not stand alone. It is part of our families and our community. Stories help our children learn about reading and life.

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2004-06-17

In Our Words (2002)

Canadians Reading Together

The Word on the Street is thrilled to present an exciting, new project in Nova Scotia for adult learners – In Our Words. This program is a part of a national program, Canadians Reading Together, created by The Word on the Street. Through the regional Word on the Street festivals a series of programs was developed to directly benefit adult learners in our communities.

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2004-02-04

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