After-School Writing Lab on Pandas
When the giant pandas left the National Zoo, 826DC shared panda-themed writing prompts with AWL. Here’s what they wrote!
By: Idris, Samara, Sy, Pearl, Leo, and Ruby, Grades 1-5
The Myth of How We Have Emotions
Once upon a time when the earth was still, ice tigers roamed the earth. At the time, earth was just a cold giant rock. The ice tigers showed no emotion on their faces. Suddenly, ice catfish came around the corner to where the ice tigers were gathered. Ice catfish was a good friend of theirs. […]
By: Tao, age 11
Advice to the Past
The advice I would give isto end segregation because it’s not fair.Also not to cheat on tests.
By: Yoanabel, Grade 3
Birds in the City
We hear birds in the city. A bird chirps when singing a song. When birds chirp, it is harmony. El sonido de los pájaros es el sonido de la naturaleza.
By: 826DC "The Thing with Feathers" Summer Workshop, 2018, Grades 2-7
Letter to an Alien Pen Pal
Dear Geeblegorp, How are you? We are so excited to be your new pen pals from Earth!
By: 826DC After-School Writing Lab Students
Pine and Willow with the Bullies
In the beginning, there was a little tree called Willow. He lived in a park near a little pond with other trees. One day, the trees started picking on him because he was different. One of the trees said, “Why are you sad?” Willow said, “Because you are teasing me.” There was another tree named […]
By: Sebastian, Grade 3
Jack and the Two Bullies
In Tampa, Florida, there was a daffodil named Jack.
By: Landon, Grade 3
The History of the Musical Genre Go-Go
If you stand on any corner in our nation’s capital, close your eyes and listen to your heartbeat. You will feel the blend of funk, rhythm and blues, and old school hip-hop…the pulse of Go-Go.
By: E'Niya, Grade 7
The Galaxy of Earth: Full of Joy
Black hole, dots, colors. White dots with blue scribbles it’s like a spinning circle. A galaxy, it’s oval and colorful, tastes like yogurt and feels like a foggy day. It smells like air or sugar. It smells like cake. Active and excited Happy, happiness Small. Full of joy. It’s like a fruit salad, a unicorn, […]
By: Students from 826DC's "ReWrite the Stars" Space Writing Camp
Love is a fallacy Ethos is credible I like eating Girls like me He is weird Too much food Only 12 Not funny These all describe me I’m Leighton
By: Leighton, Grade 7
In the grass A brass band Plays I’m kneeling And I hear the music singing From my hand.