A Tinge of Gold – Rachel, Grade 9

A Tinge of Gold Diana had just finished her night shift and was leisurely strolling down the street on a busy Monday morning. The street was crowded with people and vehicles. Some were walking their dogs, some were rushing to work, and others were just inching their way in the …

A Bleak Paradise – Ali, Grade 10

This short story is written by one of my grade 10 students. The short story reveals the thoughts and regrets of a teenagers about friendship. The writer’s creative wording in his short story has made the piece interesting to read. Also, the description and imagery help characterize the main character …

No Secrets – Alice, Grade 6

  This short story is written by one of my grade 6 students. The story touches on a very important theme, which may resonate with many students. The writer vividly expresses the frustration and the sadness in the character’s voice. There is a lot of imagery and characterization in this …

The Unwavering Snail – Chris, Grade 7

This short fable is written by one of my grade 7 students. He conveys his message through the animal characters very vividly. He uses positive adjectives to describe the snail’s resolution in achieving his goal, such as unwavering and strong-willed. Also, he applies the literary device of repetition in order …

Story of a Motion – Tim, Grade 7

This short story is written by one of my grade 7 students. It has an incredibly touching theme, which resonates with lovely moms. The theme is revealed right at the end, creating a sense of suspense that you would enjoy when you read the story. There is a lot of …