Projects

Projects are multi-session units on a topic or theme. They help teach process and revision while producing a polished piece.

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Showing 16 ProjectProjects
Grades 9–12
Informational, Narrative, Persuasive, Poetry, Social-Emotional Learning

Write Your Way Curriculum: Grades 9-12

by 826 National

Project Summary

A flexible, 4-week unit designed for students in grades 9-12 to "write their way" with authentic purpose. Includes a curriculum guide, calendar, and links to all related 826 Digital resources.

Grades 6–8
Informational, Narrative, Persuasive, Poetry, Social-Emotional Learning

Write Your Way Curriculum: Grades 6-8

by 826 National

Project Summary

A flexible, 4-week unit designed for students in grades 6-8 to "write their way" with authentic purpose. Includes a curriculum guide, calendar, and links to all related 826 Digital resources.

Grades 3–5
Informational, Narrative, Persuasive, Poetry, Social-Emotional Learning

Write Your Way Curriculum: Grades 3-5

by 826 National

Project Summary

A flexible, 4-week unit designed for students in grades 3-5 to "write their way" with authentic purpose. Includes a curriculum guide, calendar, and links to all related 826 Digital resources.

Grades 1–2
Informational, Narrative, Persuasive, Poetry, Social-Emotional Learning

Write Your Way Curriculum: Grades K-2

by 826 National

Project Summary

A flexible, 4-week unit designed for K-2 students to "write their way" with authentic purpose. Includes a curriculum guide, calendar, and links to all related 826 Digital resources.

Grades 9–12
Narrative

Once Upon a Time in a City Called…

by Jeff Carver, New Harmony High, New Orleans & Kyley Pulphus, 826 New Orleans

Project Summary

Young writers imagine a world that has lost their home city due to various threats: environmental, cultural, and supernatural.

Grades 11–12
Narrative, Poetry

We Are Here, Walking Towards the Unknown

by Ryan Young, 826 Valencia

Project Summary

Students write personal and fictional narratives inspired by Frankenstein. Prompts include: misunderstood monsters, fears and horrors, a science experiment gone wrong, and rewriting the story.

Grades 8–12
Narrative, Social-Emotional Learning

P.S. You Sound Like Someone I Can Trust

by Maria Villareal, 826CHI

Project Summary

Students will exchange letters with students from different classes or schools. By listening to others’ stories and sharing stories of their own, students will practice to read and write with empathy.

Grades 3–6
Informational, Social-Emotional Learning

All About You Brochures

by Ashley Smith, 826 Valencia

Project Summary

Students create brochures to showcase several meaningful parts of their identities.

Grades 3–6
Narrative, Persuasive

Dream Schools

by Ashley Smith, 826 Valencia

Project Summary

Students design dream schools filled with creative and imaginative elements to improve learning, complete with origin stories, illustrated designs, and sales pitches.

Grades 7–12
Informational, Narrative

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Motown Music & History

by Andrea Cisneros, Jeff Shi, Daniel Reck, & Frances Martin, 826michigan

Project Summary

Students will use music as a lens to learn about a historical period and research primary and secondary sources to write their own liner notes.

Grades 5–6
Narrative

Time Travel is Nerve-Wracking: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

by Rebecca Darugar, 826NYC

Project Summary

In this project, alternate universes, crazy scenarios, and compelling characters abound as students take ownership of the science fiction genre and write short sci-fi stories of their own.

Grades 5–6
STEM

Plant Explorers

by Rebecca Darugar, 826NYC

Project Summary

Students investigate the plant life that grows within their community and then select a specific species to learn about in-depth and consider how that species interacts with the overall ecosystem.

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