Writing distinguished by voice, imagination, and impact

There’s no limit to my capabilities.

What Biden-Harris Means To Me

Grade(s):

9

Our school is taking first steps in help students find their voice related to belonging, race, and anti-racism.

"I will not stop pouring my heart into the classroom...."

Amanda: College Essay

Grade(s):

12

A personal essay written for college applications. Most colleges, and the Common Application, requires a length of about 250 - 650 words; most students work to be close to the maximum length.

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Orientation Video for Writing

Grade(s):

12

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

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

it was important to rinse out our test tubes

Kineo Water Testing Fieldwork

Grade(s):

8

Students at King Middle School wrote blog posts on a project designed to explore, understand, and protect Maine's environment through a grant called "Engaging Maine Middle School Students in the Nature of Maine" which was awarded from the Natural Resources Council of Maine.

I am the moon

The Moon and Me

Grade(s):

11

This writing piece is the final draft of a short personal narrative. The author has two other writing pieces in this collection enabling us to trace his development as a writer through the years. Please see the related resources below to read his other work.

I am from turmeric and coriander

Where I'm From

Grade(s):

6

The assignment is a personal "I Am From" poem, detailing their personal lives and cultural roots, highlighting sensory language.

Each strum of her guitar was an antidepressant

This I Believe - Nate

Grade(s):

10

Tenth-grade students at the Springfield Renaissance School in Springfield, Massachusetts, as part of their English Language Arts class, created This I Believe essays.

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