At P.S. 41, students are expected to write daily. All students will be publishing writing pieces. Students will develop the strategies and confidence they need to become successful writers. Writing instruction continues to focus on teaching students the value of strong content, organization, and style; however the goal of the Common Core State Standards is to ensure college and career readiness. In order for students to achieve this, they must demonstrate three fundamental types of writing: opinion writing, informative or explanatory writing, and narrative writing. Use the links and samples below to help your child become a better writer.

Writing Links


Write.Your words. Our art. Amazing stories. Simple tools help you build books in minutes. Let the art inspire and surprise you as you write. Readers will encourage you along the way.

Story Jumper

Writing Samples

Magical tools make it EASY to bring your stories to life!

Share your realistic book with friends or the world

Publish your OWN

beautiful hardcover book!

Little Write Brain

Little Write Brain, Inc. is an award-winning publishing and education company that aims to cultivate the creative expression of young minds. Our fun and exciting online book creation tools can help instill a passion for reading, writing, and storytelling in children.

Read, Write, Think

Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun.

Interactive Writing Games

Check out these fun writing games for kids. Enjoy a range of free activities, resources and practice exercises related to writing letters, stories, newspapers, debates, advertising and instructions. The games are perfect for challenging students who enjoy interactive learning online.