Writing is a skill that is honed through regular practice. Just like any other craft, it takes time, patience, and effort to make one an effective writer. There are no shortcuts to mastering the art of writing. To write well, students need to master various skills. One of these is the ability to use correct grammar. Students should know the common grammatical mistakes so that they can learn to avoid them.

Among these common grammatical mistakes are:

 

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Becoming very good in English composition writing does not happen overnight. It is a result of years of practice. Hence, if you want your child to be able to write well, it is best to train them as early as possible. There are many benefits of being able to write effectively, although most kids do not realise it yet. They may not pursue writing careers in the future but this skill is something they will be able to use in various situations. 

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Interesting Creative Writing Topics For Children – Get Them To Start Writing!

There are many types of creative writing topics for children.  To many students, most English composition topics that they have to write about in school are boring and they find it hard to write well with the essay topics provided.  Furthermore, many students struggle with writing.  It is a common misconception that writing requires talent.  In actual fact, writing is a skill that can be learned and developed

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Many parents wonder how to help their children excel in Primary School English. In our education system, Primary 3 and 4 are considered the transitional levels where students transition from the honeymoon years of Primary 1 and 2, to the more challenging and stressful Primary 5 and 6 levels.

Students who breezed through Primary 1 and 2 might suddenly find themselves struggling in Primary 3.  If your child is struggling in English in Primary 3 or 4,

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PSLE English composition samples are difficult to find!  That is because the current PSLE English composition format started only in 2015, merely 4 years ago.

We are constantly compiling samples of our Primary 6 students’ writing and we love to showcase their well-written pieces.  Enjoy this interesting composition on Teamwork, written by one of our Primary 6  Writing Academy students.

* Edited: This happens to be the topic for 2018 PSLE Composition!

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Composition writing may be something new for lower primary students but many of them are able to write well given proper guidance. Primary 1 and 2 students are like clean slates. They learn from the beginning, step by step and thus are able to lay a proper foundation in sentence structure, basic punctuation and grammar.

Here is a piece of composition written by one of our Primary 2 students. Enjoy!

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Composition Writing for Lower Primary (P1 and P2)

Composition writing for lower primary can be challenging to teach. Most primary school students start learning how to write English compositions by the second semester of Primary 1. At this age, students are mostly taught how to write compositions based on 4-sequential pictures.

As the story sequence is guided by the pictures provided, Primary 1 and 2 students usually do not have to come up with their own story plot.

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PSLE composition topics are becoming more diverse, with the latest PSLE English composition format (2015).  It has become almost impossible to guess the topic for PSLE.  However, some observers have commented that there could be a shift towards topics that display values.  That could be a reason why schools are dishing our such topics for students to write in class.

Enjoy this piece of composition written by one of our Primary 6 Writing Academy students.

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