Writing distinguished by voice, imagination, and impact

mistakes of your youth are hard to escape

A Misleading Truth for a “Missing” Phone

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. 

the colonists got mad and that’s how the Boston Tea Party started

Tea in the Harbor

Grade(s):

3

A 3rd grade student at Alice B. Beal Elementary School in Springfield, Massachusetts authored this essay as part of a learning expedition on the Revolutionary War. The assignment was to write a first-person narrative of the Boston Tea Party. This is a first draft, unedited work.

It could also lead to invisibility cloaks and quantum computers

Article Research and Analysis

Grade(s):

9

Conducting experimental work and writing lab reports are the foundation of every science class because they cultivate a student’s ability to think like a scientist, which is fundamental in understanding the processes and concepts that underlie all science disciplines.

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. 

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