Writing distinguished by voice, imagination, and impact

How in the world could mentioning a box stir up so much rage in him?

Chipped: A Dystopian Story

Grade(s):

8

Guiding Questions:
Who decides what is right?
How do rights get taken away?

even if she survives she won't learn anything there

Second Chances and Assistance

Grade(s):

9

A class of 9th graders at The Met High School in Providence, Rhode Island spent their first trimester learning about different philosophies of justice through watching, discussing and writing about Michael Sandel's Justice lectures, made free online by Harvard University. 

my mother is my motivation to push forward

Name Essay - Erika Cabrera

Grade(s):

12

The author gives a brief portrait of her life and motivation through unpacking the origin and meaning of her first, middle and last names.

The first step in stoichiometry is balancing an equation

Stoichiometry Experimental Design

Grade(s):

12

This lab report explores stoichiometry (a mathematical tool chemists use to analyze chemical reactions). Prior to this lab students needed to understand balancing chemical equations, mole ratios, gram to mole conversions, theoretical yield analysis.

it all boiled over one fateful day at lunchtime

This I Believe - Emma

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.

it is clear that the zero tolerance policy criminalizes youth

Personalized Learning, Not a School to Prison Pipeline

Grade(s):

9

A class of 9th graders at The Met High School in Providence, Rhode Island spent their first trimester learning about different philosophies of justice through watching, discussing and writing about Michael Sandel's Justice lectures, made free online by Harvard University. 

There’s oranges, tomatoes and cherries too. Raisins!

Food

Grade(s):

1

A description of the delicious world of food and how the author appreciates it. The author did the writing, illustration and typing herself.

it was rum that incited the American Revolution

Revolutionary Rum: Economic Exploration that Ignited the American Revolution

Grade(s):

8

National History Day is an annual academic competition asking students to research any historical topic and apply it to a theme. This year’s theme is Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange in History.

the love I believe in never fades

This I Believe - Joanna

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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