Writing Riot

Writing Riot

display your passion
Not only will I preserve your most intimate inner feelings and thoughts, but also I can create an everlastingly vivid image of you, which evolves each time your dearest reads me. I am not a photo, doomed to be consigned to oblivion. I am the creator of pictures, pictures that regenerate, pictures that neither erode nor age. I am powerful. My name is Writing.
About Me
I am a writer and an OCT and TESL Ontario certified teacher and have taught English, writing, ESL, and IELTS for more than 18 years in many schools in Canada and abroad. I have a...

My Hall of Fame

Every time my students show a passion for writing, they create pieces that make their way into my Hall of Fame, and that is when you get to read them, too.
A Close Resemblance – Annie, Grade 10
A Close Resemblance – Annie, Grade 10
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“Lather and Nothing More” – Alan, Grade 10
“Lather and Nothing More” – Alan, Grade 10
This short haiku and the accompanying commentary are written by one of my grade 10 students based on the short story "Lather and Nothing More." ...
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Time to Change – Tina, Grade 10
Time to Change – Tina, Grade 10
This argumentative essay is written by one of my grade 10 students. She persuasively argues that all drugs need to be decriminalized and points to...
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Getting to Know the Tyrant – Ethan, Grade 9 IB
Getting to Know the Tyrant – Ethan, Grade 9 IB
This literary essay is written by one of my grade 9 IB students. In his thesis, he has clearly stated the reasons why Napoleon can...
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Animal Farm New Words – William, Grade 9
Animal Farm New Words – William, Grade 9
  Ignorant of One's Ignorance Guessing the meaning of unfamiliar words from context is a strategy that is often misused by students.  The strategy should...
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Literary Essays: Students’ Pathway to Wisdom
Literary Essays: Students’ Pathway to Wisdom
  While students who have not fully grasped the reason behind writing a literary essay tend to loathe such an essay, the ones who are...
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Not only will I preserve your most intimate inner feelings and thoughts, but also I can create an everlastingly vivid image of you, which evolves each time your dearest reads me. I am not a photo, doomed to be consigned to oblivion. I am the creator of pictures, pictures that regenerate, pictures that neither erode nor age. I am powerful. My name is Writing.