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Yangsoon Park Writing Sample August 2012

Last Tuesday, Celeste and Alicia were going to California for skating camp, so I needed to drop them off at Salt Lake Airport by at least 5:30 a.m. for their 6:30 flight.

I had been worried about Celeste for the whole week because it was going to be her first trip without me. As time passed, I was getting nervous so [Read on...]

Eddie Ferris Writing Sample July 2012

My thougts on into the wood

My les favert person in this story was the wolf becues how creepy he was like how he was fowoling he a was wanting to ete her

My faverit person this story was the baker he indord so much yet he did not Los his humanity and how he saved littil red and her gradmom from [Read on...]

Juan Acosta Writing Sample July 2012

Trip to Idaho

The Saturday and Sunday before 4th of July we went to visit my sister in Idaho. Her family lives on a farm far away from towns. They were happy to have visitors. We talked and ate meals we especially enjoyed her tortillas.

The weather was hot so we went to a park in Dietrich for the kids to play [Read on...]

Juan Acosta Writing Sample June 2012

Several weeks ago my two nephews were hit by a car while riding a bicycle. One was nearly killed. To avoid such accidents, both drivers and cyclists should do several things.

First of all drivers should be aware of pedestrians and people on bikes, especially kids on bikes. Drivers might allow extra space for kids. Watch the speed limit, and be [Read on...]

Oralia Moreno Writing Sample June 2012

Dear Mr. David Smith

I would like to introduce my self I am Oralia Moreno and I would like to talk about my jobs experience I have throughout my life

My first one was sales.

When I was a kid I used to sell fish. My dad was a fisherman for a living.

My second business was catering fast food. My husband and I [Read on...]

Just Write! Guide

After two years of research, Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) has released a guide that helps adult basic education teachers with evidence-based writing instruction. This guide has many interesting ideas that are aimed at promoting and improving writing, the thought process around writing, and how to enhance overall instruction. Click here to go to the guide online.

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Reducing Fat

Writing Sample by Cassandra Hood

there is many ways to reduce fat in your diet. when you prepare for dinner and you want to eat healthier you have to reduce the fat in your meal. when you have excess fat in your meal it can make you gain weight. some people use [Read on...]

Las Vegas Trip

By Hyun Jin

This was the first time I traveled with my children around America. I especially chose Las Vegas because it is not far away from Utah. Before our travelling, the weather was very terrible but I couldn’t give up. When I was driving to Vegas, the weather changed again and again. There was a lot of rain and strong [Read on...]

2011 Writing Contest Results: Poetry & Other

This is a compilation of entries from the 2011 writing contest. The entries are typed exactly as they were submitted; therefore, several grammatical and/or spelling errors may exist due to the various reading levels at which some of the students function.

To see the writing contest instructions, please click here.

Grand Prize—Poetry: Princess Ismael
Tutor: Jessie Hale

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2011 Writing Contest Results: Fiction

This is a compilation of entries from the 2011 writing contest. The entries are typed exactly as they were submitted; therefore, several grammatical and/or spelling errors may exist due to the various reading levels at which some of the students function.

To see the writing contest instructions, please click here.

Grand Prize—Fiction: Candace Hood
Tutor: Lynn Dean

The Baby [Read on...]

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