Writing distinguished by voice, imagination, and impact

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

the Thailand Walking Stick was so thailandistic

Thank-you Letter - Luwis

Grade(s):

2

A learning expedition about insects included the creation of a field guide to local insects; care of and safe experimentation with a variety of insects in the classroom; the creation of insect greeting cards; and work with a number of outside experts, including an entomologist who worked with the

someday I hope to go to school like those girls

From Dawn to Dusk

Grade(s):

8

As part of an expedition on Child Labor and Human Rights, eighth-grade students at the Santa Fe School for the Arts and Sciences each wrote character profiles on child laborers. They explored human rights, especially as they relate to children and teens.

they kill more than just pests

The Pesticide Problem at Home

Grade(s):

11

During a "Food for All" expedition, students studied how the choices we make about food affect our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals.

it is unlike any map made in China during its time

Selden Map: Provenance and Prescience

Grade(s):

11

Mark Lu, while an 11th-grade student at the Independent Schools Foundation School in Hong Kong authored this research paper on the Selden Map of China, a 17th-century map of East Asia. The paper explores an obscure topic with a conclusion that adeptly connects it to present day issues.

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.

the wolf doesn’t like jumping whales who are living and having fun with water

Whales

Grade(s):

2

The poem is shown in the original, hand-written version and typed version.

she did not seek legislation benefiting women

Abigail Adams: The Feminist Myth

Grade(s):

11

Jennifer Shingleton, while a student at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts wrote this paper on Abigail Adams for a history class during the 1997/1998 academic year.

roughly 75 percent of processed foods contain GMO's

GMO? GM-No?

Grade(s):

11

During a "Food for All" expedition, students studied how the choices we make about food affect our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals.

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