Monthly Archives: March 2013

Umbrella

By Chloe and Crystal (6 years old)   We use an umbrella on rainy days.  I have a purple umbrella.  It is a good umbrella. Advertisements

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If I Could Be Anything, I Would Be…

By HB (16 years old)   If I could be anything, I would be an aeroplane. Not only could I help people travel around the world in the shortest time possible, I would also have the pleasure to meet people … Continue reading

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A Memorable Christmas

In Chinese schools, students are encouraged to use idioms and proverbs when writing Chinese compositions.  Likewise, the same goes for writing in English.  Similes, idioms, metaphors and proverbs enhance and make our writing more interesting. They add flavour to our … Continue reading

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When It Rains, It Pours

By HB (16 years old)   The penetrating sound of the alarm shook James out of his sweet slumber. Ignoring it, he muffled his ears with his pillow and continued to sleep. “James, wake up!” his mother’s voice sounded like … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince

In collaboration with Isaac L.(13 years old)   Once upon a time, there lived a little green frog in a small stream.  Near the stream was a village and beyond it was a big, beautiful castle.  A king and his … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince

By H.B. (16 years old)   Once upon a time, there lived an old king with his son. The king brought up his only son like a precious treasure. As the prince grew up into a young, handsome man, the … Continue reading

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A Sad Giant

It’s fun to make up stories with a young child.  The wilder it gets, the better!  Give the child prompts by asking him/her questions.  You’ll be amazed what comes out of a youngster’s mouth! By CT – Written in collaboration … Continue reading

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