Student Voices

Send us your students’ reflections

Your students may already be producing the kind of content we need! Are you planning to ask your students to write about what hobby or activity they enjoy, what they think about climate change, or what their goals are for this year? This is exactly what we’re looking for at By Kids For Kids

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Think of one way you enjoy spending time outdoors. Write a few sentences describing what you do and how it makes you feel.

This past summer you experienced some pretty hot days. How did you keep cool? What do you like about hot weather? What do you dislike about it?
Spending time with friends is important for your health, according to scientists. What do you like to do with your friends? Tell about how spending time with your friends makes you feel.
Empathy is imagining how someone else is feeling. Write about a time you showed empathy to someone, and how it made you feel. Or, write about a time that someone showed empathy towards you and how it made you feel.
Where is somewhere you like to take a walk? Use sensory details to describe this place and how it makes you feel to walk there.
How does using technology make you feel? Why? In what ways soul you like to change how you use technology? Why?
Write about a memorable experience riding a bike or taking a walk.
Do you use a reusable bottle for water or other drinks? If not, would you like to use one? Why or why not? Should other people use one? Why or why not?

Please email Mia Blitstein, Health NewsWorks Program Manager, if you have any questions: mblitstein@healthynewsworks.org. Include your email address, and let us know if you are a teacher or a parent and when and how best to contact you.

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Since 2003, Healthy NewsWorks has been empowering elementary and middle school students to become researchers, writers, and confident communicators who advance health understanding and literacy through their factual publications and digital media.