Both Sides

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To write persuasively requires the development of a logical, coherent argument that will at least challenge the reader to consider the stance that is being presented. If you are an effective persuasive writer, you should be able to develop an … Continued

Create an Image Tree

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Descriptive language describes a person, object or place in such a way that the reader is able to visualise the image in the same way as the writer. It requires the writer to pay close attention to details using all … Continued


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A knowledge and understanding of genre has a role to play in both reading and writing. What is genre? Genre refers to types of writing that address different purposes. Examples of different types of genre include: Poetry, fiction (and the … Continued

Improving Written Expression

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Improving the writing skills of students having difficulty in this area is not easy.  There are several key components underlying students’ writing difficulties: A failure to plan and effectively organise their writing. Difficulty in writing a sufficient quantity of text … Continued

Increasing Creativity

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Underpinning effective writing is creative thinking. The following activities have been shown to be effective for developing creativity. When you do these activities with children, keep it fun and join in, offering your ideas as well. Alternative Uses The Alternative … Continued