Strong use of language makes up half of the Continuous Writing score in the PSLE. The question is, how do you help upper primary students improve on this component, particularly if they struggle with being descriptive enough? Learn the ONE most effective tool for improving the language in your compositions.
Writing a composition isn’t a linear process. It isn’t just about improving your grammar, memorizing better vocabulary, or making sure you plan out your story using a plot graph beforehand. Rather, students need to learn a variety of skills, such as: Reading comprehension (paying attention to key words and phrases in the composition question) Planning […]
Writing an interesting introduction can be challenging even for the experienced. Here are four ways to start off your primary school composition – and two types of introductions to AVOID like the plague.
Three pictures and a topic. That’s what you’ll be given when you start your Continuous Writing paper. But how do you even get started? Find an easy and helpful tip in this article.
It is incredibly helpful, as parents and teachers, to know how your children or students think about their learning. How do they feel about learning new material? Do they think that they are in charge of their learning, or is it something beyond their control? Are some children simply just smarter than others? All parents […]
What is Direct School Admission (DSA)? So what exactly is Direct School Admission (DSA), an exercise you hear every parent around you talking about? For convenience, here is an explanation taken from the Ministry of Education (MOE) website: (DSA-Secondary exercise) “The DSA-Sec allows students to seek admission to a secondary school on the basis of […]
If you’re already a parent, you would (most possibly) have forgotten most of what you’ve learnt in primary school decades ago. Despite so, don’t feel helpless if you’re not sure how to guide your kiddo along! You can most definitely still help your child excel in their academics in ways which do not necessarily involve […]