High School Writing Prompts: 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th Grades

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9th - 12th, Homeschool
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Do you want no-prep writing prompts to empower your high school students to think deeper and take their writing to the next level?

Teaching writing is not easy. But when you teach with these high school writing prompts, you will:

• have multiple easy, prep-free ways to get your students writing

• get your classes past writer’s block

• choose from 412 engaging and ready-to-go bellringer prompts

• get your students thinking about the big questions raised by the important books

• teach your students to have fun with their writing

• show your classes why writers love what they do

improve fluidity and make writing a regular, daily habit

• have structured activities to push your classes to improve specific skills

• have a writing prompt that fits your schedule, whether you have 5 minutes, 10 minutes, or three days

see noted improvements in your students’ writing

Included here are the following resources, all at a significant discount when you buy them together. (Additionally, as this is a growing bundle, you will receive any additions for free if you buy now; let me know in the reviews which books you’d like me to add prompts for next!)

Creative Writing Prompts for High School Kids/ Daily Prompts

Getting students to write creatively on a daily basis is key. When they see writing as something fun, they will be more likely to write, and the lessons that that they learn through that creative writing about what makes for effective communication will carry over to all other areas of their work. This resource includes 100 daily prompts, 10 Questions for Analyzing Creative Writing, and 10 Fun Exercises for Playing With Creative Writing. Click here to see the preview of this product.

The Great Gatsby Writing Prompts

With 136 bellringer prompts and 5 different writing assignments ranging from literary analysis to a a fun research-based creative writing project, this resource will engage your students on a deeper level and make it easier for you to incorporate writing into your unit on The Great Gatsby. You can view the full-priced resource by clicking here .

Romeo and Juliet Writing Prompts

With 74 bellringer prompts and 6 different writing assignments, this resource will get your students excited to write on Shakespeare’s classic play and give you plenty of rigorous and engaging options for writing prompts. Romeo and Juliet. You can view the full priced version of this resource by clicking here .

The Crucible Writing Prompts

Get your students writing better, thinking deeper, and analyzing the bigger ideas and themes of The Crucible. With 50 bellringer prompts and 5 different writing assignments ranging from literary analysis to a cooperative play project, your students will have plenty to write about here. You can view the full priced version of this resource by clicking here .

Their Eyes Were Watching God Writing Prompts

You will take your students’ writing to the next level when you engage them with these text-specific, innovative, and rigorous writing prompts on Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved novel.

You can view the full priced version of this resource by clicking here .

Fun Creative Writing Assignments

This resource includes five different fun writing assignments which are great alternative assessments. All of the topics here will result in original, creative writing pieces. Your students will have fun writing poems, stories, cooperative plays, and even an epic poem, and you will see their understanding of literature take on new depths.

Creative Writing Exercises and Extensions

This resource will get your students to understand literary devices from the inside out by trying their hand at different fun creative writing activities that can be used over and over again. The exercises are specific, focused, rigorous—and fun!

Mentor Text Close Reading and Writing Prompts

With this resource, you will prepare your students for the rigors of the SAT or AP test by teaching them to analyze literary elements and write about how they work to create meaning in a text. The unique and innovative lesson plans in this resource all revolve around quotes chosen from classic literature.

More text-specific bellringers are coming soon. Buy now and you will get all additions to this bundle for free!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.


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