Here are 4 quickwrite prompts, dealing with the personal issues of fear, anger, telling the truth, and education goals. This is a great introductory activity, and their pdf format allows them to be clearly shown on a projector or smart board.makes them quick and ready to go.
Works well for back to school!
Here are some other back to school resources:
Back to School Icebreaker - Getting to Know Your Students
Sassy Sentences: Using Mentor Sentences to Improve Student Writing
Back to School Writing Activity - Find Your Focus