Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Galaxy

“Stars” and “The Galaxy” were written when the class used ‘stars’ for their point system. Stars When we look outside at night, we see stars.  If we are in the dark countryside, we might see as many as 3,000 stars … Continue reading

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Hello Zoo!

  Hello zoo!  I am here to visit you.  Hi Mr. Monkey!  What are you doing up there in the tree?  Mr. Lion, why are you roaring?  Look Xavier!  The elephant is trumpeting. Good morning, parrot!  Would you like a … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Dragon

The Princess and the Dragon as told by Mr X after reading the story.   The Princess and the Dragon One day, a bad ogre kidnapped a princess.  He kept her in a cage.  Her father, the king, ordered his … Continue reading

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My Dream Home

By EN (17 years old)   I have brilliant dreams. One of them is building my dream house. Sitting on 20 acres and situated in a prime residential area, my dream home is a sprawling, white two-storey manor with a … Continue reading

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A Strange Dream

Some students are capable of writing a good essay but have the tendency of starting most of the sentences the same way. A good writer knows how to vary the beginnings of his/her sentences to make a story more interesting. … Continue reading

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Plants

How Plants Grow First, plant the seeds in the soil.  Next, remember to water the seeds daily.  The seeds also need sunlight to grow.  They will sprout into seedlings after a few days. The seedlings will slowly grow into plants.  … Continue reading

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The Joys of Parenting Young Adults

Other parents envy me of having two young male adults when their own kids have yet to hit their teen years.  Honestly, parenting a pair of grown-up kids is a lot more desirable than raising tots, young children or teens … Continue reading

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