MAY Student Writing Gallery

May 26, 2016 | 826 Blog Post

Each month, we feature EIGHT new pieces of student writing on the TWENTY-SIXTH of the month. (Get it?) This month, we are are featuring writing from our In-school Projects.

In-school Projects

Laylah Rea Bailey, 7
My Unicorn!
Adams Writers Workshop
Adams STEM Academy, Ypsilanti

Author Bio
Hi, my name is Laylah. I am seven years old. I was born in Ypsi. I am in second grade and I like school a lot. I like to read, write, play, and play games!

My Unicorn!

My unicorn lives at home with me and its other friends. My unicorn’s name is Lucy. My unicorn feels as soft as a cloud from the land of unicorns, but she has really big eyes—they’re as big as two thumbs. And she tastes like socks. And she smells like grapefruit. She smells really yummy! She has really small ears, but she can hear things from across the world. She has a squeaky voice—it sounds like a mouse. Lucy’s fur is pink like an eraser but a little bit darker. Her ears and horn are purple. Today my unicorn is going on a special adventure. She is going to ride a rainbow. She will be going on it in about an hour. When she goes on the rainbow, she will turn into different colors.

She went to the other side so she could see her friends, but when she got to the other side, she drowned in a pot of gold and she found out it was chocolate and she ate it. But she doesn’t get to see her friends because she ate a cloud and it tasted like marshmallows. Then she jumped in a pond. Then she found a mermaid: the mermaid Tina. Then, Tina turned Lucy into a mermaid. But in the pond there were thousands of pickles and she ate them in one bite. Then a witch ate Lucy. But then she found a pickle in the witch’s stomach and she ate it. But then she threw up. She ate the witch. But her friends started the tea party without her.

Samantha Maloney, 7
Space Dolphins Come to Earth
Adams Writers Workshop
Adams STEM Academy, Ypsilanti

Author Bio
My name is Samantha, and I like to have friends over to play with me. When they come we have a lot of candy. My favorite sleepover was when Saharra spent the night and gave me the French snip he uses with the heart on it. So I never took it off.

Space Dolphins Come to Earth

A space dolphin is a dolphin in space. It sits in space all day and all night long but sometimes they do tricks, too, and their names are Rosie and Olivia, and they were born in space. Rosie and Olivia can breathe under water, too, because they came to Earth in the water. When they got in they could not breathe but they got used to breathing underwater and in the water. They saw a star fish and squid and another dolphin and they were all nice. And they eat fish and coral and they feel rocks. Rosie and Olivia are not in space anymore because they fell from Earth. In Earth they landed in water, and they were cold, but when they got out of the water they were warm.

Zaida Pelzer, Age 7
Inside My Heart
Cloudy with a Chance of Simile
Mitchell Elementary, Ann Arbor

Inside my heart lives
One black and white cat
Two puppies playing
Three ants building an ant hill
Four growing red roses
Five deer eating
Six black bunnies hopping
And Sharks swimming in the ocean

Kellan Saylor, Age 6
How to Get a Mouse Out of Your House
Adams Writers Workshop
Adams STEM Academy, Ypsilanti

Author bio
My favorite book is Cat in the Hat. My name is Kellan. My favorite color is blue. My favorite animal is a cat. My favorite food is tacos. I don’t like bats. I don’t like bullies. I don’t like melting. I don’t like gum. I don’t like rain. I don’t like fire. I don’t like bugs. I don’t like full bellies. I don’t like the number seven.

  1. Put a piece of butter cheese out of the house.
  2. Make a cheese path.
  3. Don’t turn the oven on.
  4. Trap the mouse in a balloon.
  5. Count to four-hundred and it will get out of the balloon.
  6. Get another mouse and make them friends.
  7. Make two cheeses, two butters, and two cakes.
  8. Mix them all together.
  9. Make a skateboard for the mouse out of butter.
  10. Set it in the ocean and make the mice go surfing.
  11. Rescue the mice if they fall off the skateboard.

Allan Taylor, Age 7
Evolving Robot
Robot School 101 Workshop
Perry Early Learning Center, Ypsilanti

His name is Dpficus. He is an evolving robot. He goes to an elementary. When he gets to school, he notices something suspicious. Nobody is at school. A man with red eyes walks across the hall and says, “Well, well, well, what do we have here?”

Savannah Daval, Age 7
Robot School
Robot School 101 Workshop
Perry Early Learning Center, Ypsilanti

Maya was late for school and her field trip to the farm. They almost left her behind but she got to go. She was so happy she came. Maya got to ride a robot horse and it was so fun. She said, “That was fun,” on the way back to school. When they packed up for school there was something in her mailbox. She said, “Hey, what is this?”

Sidney Putala, Age 7
Robots Go to School
Robot School 101 Workshop
Perry Early Learning Center, Ypsilanti

Madalyn is going to a new school today. The name of the school is Estabrook. She is fun, funny, and caring, and she helps me with my homework. Her superpowers are snow and ice, lava, and invisible. She even has a heart.

Jason Gibson, Age 7
Pirate Away
Robot School 101
Perry Early Learning Center, Ypsilanti

A pirate robot likes to find treasure on a quest. He goes on his boat. He has a map and he sees land. He goes on land. He sees an X. It was the gold. He dug. He stopped. He opened the treasure chest. He closed the chest. He takes it to Perry School. “Hey, my boat!”

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