High school writing prompts to get students writing and thinking about ideas that matter.
When your students use these prompts they will
--get past past writer's block
--write more fluently
--begin class by calmly focusing on an idea
--develop their own thoughts and opinions
--be inspired to write longer essays
These 75 prompts have been tested with over a thousand students. Using these prompts is also a great way for teachers to take care of attendance and other business matters.
Included in the resource:
—Notes for the instructor with suggestions for procedure and how to utilize the prompts
--“Four Benefits of Freewriting,” an informational piece for the instructor with links to research and further writing on freewriting
—“Freewriting: A Guide For Students,” an informative handout for students (with a humorously informal tone)
--75 writing prompts that engage students
Each of these prompts could also be the jumping off point for an argument, research, or narrative essay.
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