ZIP-Code Stories Go Into The Classroom

ZIP-Code Stories is a radio project with The Drum, Boston's audio magazine, in which we ask you to write about a particular community defined by a particular zip-code. This time around it's Framingham, Lowell, Salem, and Somerville. On Tuesday,we'll announce this month's winner.

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But we have an interesting twist on our writing contest. We learned that Elizabeth Thompson, who teaches English at Framingham High, decided to use zip-code stories as a teaching tool.

But how does one write about your town in 500 words?


  • Elizabeth Thompson, English teacher, Framingham High School
  • Jessica Kruger, student



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