Writing

Writing pieces from published student authors across the 826 National Network and beyond.

Level(s)
  1. All
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. 8
  10. 9
  11. 10
  12. 11
  13. 12
Writing Type
  1. All
  2. Informational
  3. Narrative
  4. Persuasive
  5. Poetry
  6. STEM
  7. Social-Emotional Learning
  8. Visual, Performing, and Media Arts
Featured Collections
  1. All
  2. National Poetry Month
  3. Faceless
  4. Essential Words
  5. Poets in Revolt!
  6. True Connections
Showing 285 Writing SampleWriting Samples
Grades 6–8
Poetry

Laughter Means You’re Alive

by 826NYC students

Writing Sample Summary

This collaborative poem explores the many sides and senses of laughter.

Grade 4
Poetry

Alan Going Hungry

by Alan, 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem describes the thoughts of hunger.

Grade 4
Poetry

The Walls are Plain

by Rechab T., 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem takes a surreal approach to describing a scene.

Grade 4
Poetry

I Am From

by Antoni L., 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

In this poem, the author discusses their origins through metaphor.

Grade 3
Poetry

What If!

by Zoe Gomez, 826 New Orleans

Writing Sample Summary

Through a series of questions, this poem asks what if the world was different.

Grade 11
Poetry

Who I’ll Always Be

by Riti Shrestha, 826NYC

Writing Sample Summary

In this poem, metaphor is used to describe who the narrator is.

Grade 4
Poetry

Blue Stuff

by Elian de Leon, 826NYC

Writing Sample Summary

A poem that focuses on color and translates it into sensory details.

Grade 4
Poetry

An Ode to Tacos

by Jonathan Rivera Navarro, 826 Valencia

Writing Sample Summary

This poem celebrates and mourns a taco.

Grade 7
Poetry

New York + Her Plans

by Sela, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

This poem holds big dreams for the speaker's future.

Grade 2
Poetry

Sky Pie

by Sabir, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

In this shape poem, a student walks you through a typical day in her neighborhood.

Grade 9
Poetry

My Language

by Fahima Dahir, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

A poem about the strength and limitations of language and shared culture.

Grade 9
Narrative

Gone

by Kalyn Jackson, 826 New Orleans

Writing Sample Summary

Through this short story, Kalyn explores ideas of home and change in an altered world.

Loading More