Writing

The Writing gallery features pieces produced by students over the course of Lessons and Projects featured on the site, as well as from our collection of student publications. These may be used to help envision what your students will produce, or as representative, relatable example texts to use in class.

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Showing 219 Writing SampleWriting Samples
Grades 9–10
Poetry

Where I’m From

by Charles, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

A student reflects on his life, stemming from the life of his father.

Grades 9–10
Poetry

Beat of the Drum

by Aniah, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

A student is lifted up by the dance of her ancestors.

Grades 9–10
Narrative

The Rez Girls Are Powerful!

by Navayah, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

Through redefining a label, a student reclaims a piece of their identity.

Grade 9
Narrative

Used To Be Booty, Now I’m Good

by Rey, Grade 9, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

Aliens give this student superpowers to help him fulfil his greatest dream.

Grades 9–10
Narrative

Thoughts Onto Paper

by Pretty S, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

Glimpse into the mind of a student who considers artistic influences in her life.

Grade 10
Poetry

Six Poems in Search of My Border

by Jasmine J, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

A student reflects on her origins to deconstruct social borders and seize her boundless future.

Grades 10–11
Narrative, Poetry

In Between

by Joanne H, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

In this poem, a student’s experiences in two countries meld together as she seeks out her true home.

Grades 9–10
Narrative

Retrospect

by Kevin G, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

This narrative calls us to see the world through the perspectives of others.

Grades 9–10
Poetry

Dandelion

by Elizabeth W, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

Even though we may look different, we remain united with one another.

Grades 10–11
Narrative, Poetry

Sunny Smiles

by Sergio M, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

A smile isn’t always what it seems.

Grades 9–12
Narrative, Visual, Performing, and Media Arts

Haunting Picture

by Jazlyn Moses

Writing Sample Summary

One student explores their online persona and the lasting importance of conscientious social media practices.

Grades 9–12
Narrative, Visual, Performing, and Media Arts

It Might Not Always Disappear

by Sian Laing

Writing Sample Summary

When Instagram becomes an unsightly battlefield.

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