Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Writing Prompts

The New York Times Learning Network has a great series of 500 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing broken down into sections such as Overcoming Adversity, Role Models and Music. You can easily download a PDF, too. 

(They also have 200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing).

Try the If Only section:
  1. What Would You Do if You Won the Lottery?
  2. What Superpower Do You Wish You Had?
  3. What Era Do You Wish You Had Lived In?
  4. Would You Want to Be a Tween or Teen Star?
  5. Would You Want to Grow Up in the Public Eye?
  6. What Kind of Robot Would You Want?
  7. What Would You Outsource if You Could?
  8. What Would You Like to Learn on Your Own?
  9. What Would You Wait in Line For?

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