A Tinge of Gold – Rachel, Grade 9

This short story is written by one of my grade 9 students. The short story conveys the theme that greed may blind one’s morality and cause hardships. The writer’s suspenseful style throughout the story makes it very difficult for readers to guess the climax and the resolution, keeping them on …

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 teenager 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 …