Hidden Emotions – Nathan, grade 10

Hidden Emotions It is commonly known that people should not be judged based solely on their looks as there are many stereotypical figures that humans have come to live by, many of whom are misconceptions, such as burglars having black jumpsuits and heroes having capes. These figures do not necessarily …

A Magical Place – Katy, Grade 6

A Magical Place Shimmering lakes of slippery ice Greets the skates’ scarring slice. Hills decorated in summit white Watch the kids sleigh into the night. In the dazzling auroras of the Northern light, Snowy owls in pines take flight. Evergreens draped in robes of snow, Their big branches hanging heavy …

Giraffe disturbing residents after owner dies – Jeremy, Grade 7

This news report, written by one of my grade 7 students, is based on the short story “The Giraffe.” The news report has a relevant title and starts off well with a lead that clearly and concisely reveals the 5 W’s. It uses quotes accurately to add reliability as well as liveliness to the news report. Finally, the news report is accurately based on the events, setting, and characters in the story.