View an orientation video for the writing section

Orientation Video for Writing

Grade(s):

12

This short orientation video gives our users basic tools to navigate our writing collection with ease.

Ron Berger

Orientation Video

Grade(s):

12

This short orientation video gives our users basic tools to navigate our project collection with ease.  

It’s hard to replicate real life behind a screen

This Teenage Life - Conversation and Activity Guides - a Curriculum by Students, For Students

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

This Teenage Life is a growing and expanding podcast project created by teens.

This Teenage Life

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

This Teenage Life is a podcast about the ideas, stories, and unique perspectives of teenagers in the middle of their own growth as humans.

Freaky Frogs of West Virginia

Freaky Frogs of West Virginia

Grade(s):

3

Third-grade students at Explorer Academy in Huntington, West Virginia took Unit 3 of the EL Curriculum module “Adaptations and the Wide World of Frogs” and made it their own.

I Can't Help Falling For You

I Can't Help Falling For You

Grade(s):

8

This is an original work by an 8th-grade student. He wrote, sang, played, and recorded the song.

Bills and Gills

Bills and Gills Field Journal and Nonfiction Narrative

Grade(s):

4, 5

Students in the 4th and 5th grade Crews at Sierra Expeditionary Learning School in Truckee, California studied bird and fish species of the Sierra Nevada and created field journal entries as well as a non-fiction narrative to accompany it.  Students followed a performance task in which they obser

Sky Fall

Sky Fall

Grade(s):

10, 11

This song was created by three students in the Hip Hop literacy project at William Smith High School in Aurora, Colorado.

Social Justice PSA

Social Justice Issue Public Service Announcements

Grade(s):

8

As a culminating social studies expedition product, 8th-grade students of Sierra Expeditionary Learning School, Truckee, CA produced Public Sevice Announcements on current social justice issues of their own choosing.

Truckee Top Ten

Top 10 Things to Do in Truckee with Kids Under 10

Grade(s):

2, 3

During a Social Studies Expedition on the history of Truckee, California, students visited and learned from experts about the stories and history of historic buildings in downtown Truckee.

I will never forget this horror

Immigrant Poems For Two Voices

Grade(s):

8

After exploring the immigration experience through cultural fieldwork, primary source documents, documentary and historical fiction films, and current news stories, students wrote a research-based, two-voice poem spoken by immigrants from different periods that expressed their ideas about how the

Symbiosis

Learning How to See

Grade(s):

7

Students in the 7th-grade team at Camden-Rockport Middle School in Camden, Maine, focused on the observation and representation of symbiotic relationships in the environment.

Pages