Student Writing Gallery

Student Writing: Sofia’s “Phone Hacking” in Good Times, Vol. 6 Issue 3

Phone hacking is the practice of intercepting telephone calls or voicemail messages, often by accessing the voicemail messages of a mobile phone. Phone hacking is growing as a security issue. Telephone hacking can happen to you anywhere in the world. … read more

“The Happiest Day of My Life” by Nelia, Winner of 826LA’s Disneyland Writing Contest

We recently hosted our first Disneyland Writing Contest for our After-School Tutoring students, who were tasked with writing an essay about the happiest day of their lives. 826LA’s Partners in Time members read the four finalists’ essays and selected a … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “To the Fun Feline Upstairs, Beautiful Bobby & Other Poems for a Belly-Aching Bobcat”

In this Field Trip Book of the Week, we’d like to highlight one of our favorite field trip lessons: the Well-Wishing & Poetry-Writing field trip! Students from grades 2 through 5 join us on this field trip to write poems … read more

826LA Students Join Kid President in the Quest to Be Awesome

Students from our After-School Tutoring program last week put on their thinking caps and let their imaginations run wild while answering a series of Kid President-related writing prompts. Kid President (a.k.a. Robby Novak) is known for his contagious positivity that … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Feel Better, Ocho! & Other Poems”

In this Field Trip Book of the Week, we’d like to highlight one of our favorite field trip lessons: the Well-Wishing & Poetry-Writing field trip! Students from grades 2 through 5 join us on this field trip to write poems … read more

Ingrid’s Steps to Becoming a Flower Grower

Just as many of you are already one month into your New Year’s resolutions, our students are taking the time to write down the steps they’ll take to reach their goals! Just consider Ingrid’s sure-fire plan to becoming a flower … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Studying Rocks, Smashing Rocks: Illy the Unicorn and Johnny the Robot’s Adventure in Dr. Fluffy’s Backyard”

We are proud to present this latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece written by students from WISH Charter Elementary School. Ms. Lohith’s first-grade class spent the morning with us, brainstorming, … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Ava’s Chamber Lockdown”

We are proud to present this latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece, written by students from MacArthur Park VPA Elementary School. Ms. Tappe’s third-grade class spent the morning with us, … read more

Student Writing: Ryuichiro’s “Chocolate”

Once upon a time, there was a chocolate factory. Also, there was a candy factory. The candy factory turned into a robot. Also, the chocolate factory turned into a robot. Then, the battle started. The chocolate did a chocolate beam. … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Tappy and the Tapping Tap Off Tap Dance Show”

We are proud to present this throwback edition of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece, written by students from Barack Obama Charter School in November 2014. Ms. Leal’s third-grade class from spent the … read more