• My Experience as a Writer
    reached first grade, we began writing very simple sentences and learning the basics of writing. By the time I reached Elementary school, we learned about the sentence structure and we began making more complex sentences. We also started writing paragraphs and short essays. When I reached Middle school, we...
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  • The Guide to Taking Electives
    Creative Writing and Vocabulary Acquisition: A Study of Emirati College Students Patrick Dougherty 57 Dr. Patrick Dougherty is a member of the English Faculty at Abu Dhabi Men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, where he founded the first Poetry Slam program in the UAE. Previously...
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  • Language Creativity
    In the fast changing world of today, with the boundaries of knowledge receding rapidly, the few years that children have in school could best be utilized to generate in them those functions which will stand them in good stead when they are adults. Under these circumstances, the...
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  • Ms Winfield
    Better Writing Oxford Dictionaries' Better Writing site covers grammar, spelling, punctuation, practical writing, improve your English, and abbreviations. oxforddictionaries.com/page/betterwriting OxfordWords blog Here you’ll find articles about words, language, and dictionaries, plus English grammar...
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  • No Paper
    Creative Writing Ideas: Ideas for Writing a Book & Narrative Story Ideas How do you find creative writing ideas? It's not difficult if you know where to look; free story plot ideas are all around you. Here are some great sources of story writing ideas: Creative Writing Ideas from Newspapers, Magazines...
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  • Running and Writing
    Jennifer Liddell English 101 10 February 2010 I have been in learning the English language since I first entered kindergarten, and running from since I was in the third grade. Both subjects can be very demanding, and it is difficult to see progression and success. I have always felt that my...
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  • Writing Development
     Writing Development At the young age of nine, my father who has been living in America for many years, decided to bring my siblings and I to travel across the continent to live with him. For the first nine years of my life, I had learned to live and practice the Filipino culture and speak its...
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  • Joel
    multi-awarded Filipino poet, fictionist, critic and writer of nonfiction. He received his basic education from Legarda Elementary School (1st Honorable Mention, 1954) and Mapa High School (Valedictorian, 1959). He received his degrees in AB Literature from the University of Santo Tomas (magna cum laude, 1963)...
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  • Ray Bradbury
    greatest creative geniuses. Ray Bradbury is one of those rare individuals whose writing has changed the way people think. His more than five hundred published works short stories, novels, plays, screenplays, television scripts, and verse exemplify the American imagination at its most creative. The books...
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  • Avoiding Rough College Competition by Avoiding Rough Ivy Leagues
    easygoing for the Baby Boom generation, born after World War II. The baby boomers who sought to attend a four-year college usually planned to go to a school within their state; many considered a college across the country to be far away. Few students felt the need to apply to more than two or three colleges...
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  • Writing
    Improving My Writing The day I had to write my first research essay will be a day that I will not forget. I was in fifth grade at the time, and my teacher decided that he was going to pick the topics for the students. He slowly called out the students names alphabetically and assigned the students their...
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  • Dr.Maria Montessori
    traditional, public school. As a result, writing in particular reflects the distinctiveness of the Montessori program. The history of and philosophy behind Montessori education lend themselves to the unique writing experience that Montessori students receive. Additionally, Montessori writing differs from traditional...
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  • Reflective Essay
    In my many years of writing, I must say that my junior year of high school has really broadened my writing skills with words, reports and poems. I can remember it like yesterday when I would sit and write poems about the fish in the sea and draw pictures of the ocean to spice up the paper. Not only...
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  • Light Skinned but Still Brown
    people judge based on how they look rather than judging based on character. The tumbling sound of the bell alerts students of the end of the school day signaling that for the most part it is over and it was time to go home. But for me 3 o’clock was the start of new program called G.A.TE (The Gifted...
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  • Love
    supportive family and began writing when he was only 11 years old. As a young teen he would roller blade all through out Hollywood scoping out famous actresses, directors, writers and so on, and so forth. He made friends with whomever he could find. One day he met a man named George Burns...
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  • Portrait of a Writer
    child. I think that to be able to create your own stories you must have an enormous respect for the art we call writing. I never really thought I was talented or gifted at writing. In sixth grade I was enrolled in a program called SAGE. I am not sure exactly what SAGE stood for but I do remember...
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  • Sandra
    Business of Sports School David Santana 031 September 22, 2010 Sandra Benitez Sandra Benitez was born march 26, 1941 in Washington D.C, but she is from Puerto Rican and a little bit of Midwestern by her heritage. Mostly she...
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  • How Arts Ifluence Student Achievement
    who participate in the arts for at least three hours on three days a week through one full year are; four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement, three times more likely to be elected to class office within their schools, four times more likely to participate in a math and science...
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  • Dreams to Reality: How I Became a Writer in my Own Mind
    exposed to the Novel “She’s Come Undone” by Wally Lamb, a coming of age story about a young girl growing into womanhood. Reading this book was the first time I connected with a character so profoundly. Somehow I was convinced, “I can totally do this!” I could tell stories about fictional characters;...
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  • From Eating Books to Reading
    Reading and Writing Honors Section Essay Sept. 2, 2010 “From Eating Books to Reading” “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” - Dr. Seuss Books are multi sensory experiences that have played a huge role in my life,...
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