Student Writing Sample
Want to read lots more student writing? Check
out the "Buzz," written by the students of Writing 12.
Canadians in My Eyes
Vera's paragraph provides some interesting comparisons
between Canadians and Chinese. November 19, 2005
To School, Again
Atala's paragraph captures the mixed feelings of an adult
returning to school. September 6, 2005
A Special Relationship
Eva's charming story of her dog and a new baby is sure to
warm your heart. June 24, 2005
first short story is inspired by Sean O'Failain's story, "The
Trout." In it, a young girl learns to conquer her fear of the
water. March 26, 2005
A Place to Live
Atala writes a beautiful descriptive paragraph about
her grandmother's house. Full of lovely detail using all the senses, it
ends with song lyrics from Louis Armstrong.
An excellent descriptive paragraph about the delights
to be found at Central Park in Burnaby. By a former student who wishes
to remain anonymous. February 1,
An Ordinary Day
Far from ordinary, Octavia's paragraph captures
the sights and smells and sounds of an outdoor market. Sensuous writing
with excellent detail!
The Place I Long For
Jana's rich description makes it easy to
imagine the peace she finds at a favourite place. December
Mosquitoes on Campus
Couch writes an amusing story of
meeting the new, much smarter, urban mosquito! November
Nothing Came to My Mind
Tina has written an intriguing
narrative paragraph about finding quiet contemplation time in her car on
an autumn day. November 9,
A Smart Pig
Annie's amusing paragraph contemplates what it would
be like to be a pig, but only for one day!
Hanging Up the
Short paragraph with lots
of detailed description.
How to Reduce Stress
in five paragraph standard style.
Smells of the Sun
Short paragraph demonstrating the use of the
senses in writing.
Advice to New Students of
Lucky gives some straightforward and
useful advice to new students.
The PALC for Improving
Ciprian has some good advice on how the PALC can help
you with your English skills.