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National Day on Writing Sparks Creativity at New Jersey High School

Publication: NJ Today
Date: October 27, 2011

Summary: Kean University Writing Project's Kim Kiefer organized a Day on Writing Celebration to celebrate the National Day on Writing. New Jersey's Rahway High School classes engaged in creative writing assignments in a number of different content areas.

 

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Mr. Radler's history students dealt with a situation after a nuclear war, where certain hypothetical persons were in a shelter with limited resources and too many people. Students had a timed writing assignment about the process of determining who would be allowed to stay and why.

Many English classes composed creative pieces that may become part of the Ex Animo, the Rahway District literary journal, published each spring.

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