Student Writing Gallery

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Feel Better, Molly! & 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

Student Writing: Natalie’s “Thursday”

So today was like any other day. It’s 7:55, and I’m walking to first period, history in A’s class. Room 100. The class I’m forced to show up in a sweater to, because the A/C is always on. Boring old … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: A Night in the Mansion: A Halloween Mystery (with Skeletons, Slime Monsters, UFOs, and Onions)

Ms. Magana’s fifth graders from Charnock Road Elementary School arrived at Barnacle & Barnacle Publishers just two days before Halloween, and no doubt the nearness of All Hallow’s Eve lent a haunting atmosphere to the Field Trip and the resulting publication … read more

Student Writing: Dayanara’s “The Journey of Captain Compass”

I was stuck and tangled with vines but my assistant, Mr. Barnausorous, cut the vines and got back on board. While going on the ship, I got bit by a ten-foot mosquito. After I got bitten, I got really bad … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: Finding Linda

We are proud to present the latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Choose Your Own Adventure masterpiece written by students from Rosemont Elementary. Ms. Donlucas’s fifth graders spent the morning with us brainstorming, writing, editing, … read more

Student Writing: Light

I wake at three in the morning and go and stand outside. I breathe the brisk fresh air. And I see a light, a single light and I wonder do they enjoy the cold morning air? Do they enjoy the … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: A Neolithic Struggle for Customers

This tale of prehistoric entrepreneurialism was written during the second of two “Small Group Storytelling” Field Trips with Mr. Kastenbaum’s sixth grade students from Marina del Rey Middle School. The students were learning about the Neolithic and Paleolithic Ages in … read more

Student Writing: Daniela’s “The Comfy Bed”

If I were a scientist, I would invent a bed. But not just any ordinary bed, a bed that helps you sleep. And people would get a good night’s sleep. It would change the world by people not having to … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: The Adventures of the Lasagna

826LA is very excited to bring back our Field Trip Book of the Week series for the 2015-2016 school year! For our first post, we are proud to present a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece written by 4th grade students of … read more

Student Writing: Isabella’s “I Would Be a Cat”

If you could be one animal for 24 hours, what would you be, and why? I would be a cat for 24 hours because a cat can scratch people and defend itself, but the cat food will taste like dirt! … read more