by Allison Peters, 826michigan
Discover what’s possible through writing. In this lesson, students will write a thrilling new story about their future selves inspired…
by Aanya K., Grade 3, 826 LA
In this set of diary entries, a student explores what makes a villain.
by Alyssa, Kevin, Gustavo, Jocelyn, and Gabriel, 826LA
In science class, Victoria the Manticore makes fun of Carla the Witch for using magic, and a few bystanders step in to take a stand against bullying.
by Aidan, 826michigan
A student reflects on how to bounce back from frustration.
by Sabir, 826 MSP
In this shape poem, a student walks you through a typical day in her neighborhood.
by Kevin, 826LA
A letter from the author to the author on appreciating both the unconventional and conventional parts of oneself.
by Natalie, 826 Valencia
A recipe for how to create a legendary rapper.
by Charlie, 826michigan
A very scientific retelling of why dinosaurs went extinct.
by K.M., 826DC
In this piece, a student describes the challenges of being a superhero and reflects on their power to shine.
by Mohamed F., 826 MSP
This poem uses descriptive language to leave the reader clues about the animal it is depicting.
by Jude, 826michigan
A student describes life in the future, complete with 3-D pens and hologram television!
by Jekaya, 826 Boston
A student reflects on what it takes to stand up to bullies and speak up for others.
by Faisa, age 9, 826 MSP
This poem writes from the perspective of a Prairie Shooting Star flower, detailing a day in its life.
by Clara, 826 Valencia
A detailed design for a new school that students would love, complete with outdoor spaces for tennis and ice-skating!
by Winta, 826DC
A concise but essential list of survival tips in the event of a sweet disaster.
Armani, 826 New Orleans
A poem about the magic of bath time.
by Yarely, 826michigan
A poem about grandma. English and Spanish versions included.
by Nana-Wadieh, 826NYC
This student writes about accepting people the way they are and putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.
by Sherilyn, 826LA
A story about what to do when one witnesses bullying.
by Ehmely, 826CHI
A crucial missive for anyone playing a high-stakes game of "Hide and Seek".
by Isaac, Grade 2, 826 Boston
A student learns that good things, like kindness, come full circle.
by Kayla, 826LA
This author reflects on an act of kindness to someone in need.
by Yasmeen W, Grade 3, 826 Valencia
In this descriptive short story, a student overcomes their fear of turning on their video.
by Alex, 826michigan
Percy Jackson’s story retold—in a single tweet!
by Alexa, 826michigan
A poem that tastes like pepperoni pizza.
by Abdikabir, age 8, 826 MSP
This poem uses the 1st person point-of-view to show what life looks like for a timber rattlesnake.
Kendall, 826 New Orleans
An ode to an animal friend.
by Zaid Rodriguez, 826 Valencia
This story immerses the reader in sensory details to tell the tale of what lies behind a mysterious door.
by Aiden Spence, Grade 3, 826NYC
This poem describes all of the reasons why green is the best color.
by Fatima, 826michigan
A list poem about a beautiful room and a beautiful family in both English and Spanish.
by Johny, 826 LA
A riveting interview with Godzilla, Superman, and Dragonbolt—a cast of characters that will try to outdo one another before this TV special is up.
by Natalie, 826CHI
A poem about a moon, a flute, and a song.
by Sebastian, 826 Valencia
In this story, a student finds a surprise within a Takis bag and makes a wish for a dream school.
by Lukas, 826 New Orleans
A student challenges the existence of Confederate monuments in New Orleans and builds the case for a monument to The Houma Nation instead.
by Girod, 826 New Orleans
This celebratory poem uses similes to list all of the things the writer loves about themself.
by Ciaran, 826NYC
A creative field guide to a Mourning Cloak butterfly who lives in New York City.
by Donovan, 826CHI
In this resolution inspired by the "Include Someone" lesson and Cartoon Network storyboard, we learn how inclusion takes hard work and forgiveness.
by Lina, 826 Valencia
A mischievous recipe calling for 3 tablespoons of candy, 10 gallons of not laughing, and 100 gallons of mother.
by Keila S.O., 826michigan
An “I Am From” poem about growing up in Detroit.
by Zoe Gomez, 826 New Orleans
Through a series of questions, this poem asks what if the world was different.
by Felix E., 826 Valencia
A student's fear is conquered after a startling discovery.
by Alfredo Enriquez-Aguilar, 826 Valencia
Have you ever wanted to care for a dragon? This poem teaches you how.
Raven, 826 New Orleans
You guessed it—an ode to cookies.
by Angel Flores Vazquez, 826 Valencia
This poem illustrates the effectiveness of descriptive language.