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Middle School Junior High Writing Prompts

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  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: How Does Your Family Cook Turkey (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: How Does Your Family Cook Turkey (upper elem)'. Write the directions for cooking a turkey.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My wish for peace (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My wish for peace (elem/upper elem)'. Lined paper with the prompt, "My Wish for Peace"
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses misdirected anger.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in October, with narrow lines for writing.

  • Use this worksheet to develop critical thinking skills by having students categorize comic strips in terms of audience, purpose, and humor.
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses making friends in a new school.
  • "Imagine you are in line at Ellis Island. What are some of the things you are thinking about?"... These seven writing prompts (available both with lined and illustrated paper or all on one page for students to answer in their own journals) are a fantastic enhancement to our Ellis Island materials.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a powerful, single-paged sales or informational flyer is a fast and affordable way to get information out to the public. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the zoo business. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Use this 'Writing: Position Paper for or Against Zoo Facilities (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Position Paper for or Against Zoo Facilities (middle/high)'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of zoos. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students.  This activity helps students compare and contrast similar invertebrates found in the same biome. Check out Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series. ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity asks students to consider the ballast water issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a 30 second advertisement script is a fun marketing assignment. It also develops an understanding of the relationship between nature and science. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A venture report provides details about a business, entrepreneur or team. Help the reader learn something new about the business or industry as you describe an aspect of the reptile pet industry. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity asks students to consider a conservation issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flying Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flying Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about flying insects and bugs. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Mammals (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Mammals (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flying mammal of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: 18 Creative Prompts (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: 18 Creative Prompts (elem)'. Eighteen writing prompts for younger students, with lines for writing. Includes teaching suggestions.
  • Use this 'Story Planner: Country' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Planner: Country'. Use this form to plan a story that takes place in the country you are studying.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th Heroes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th Heroes (elem/upper elem)'. "There were many heroes during the September 11th tragedy. Write about a hero or a heroic event that made an impression on you."
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th'. "Did the events of that day change your thoughts about your life? In what ways, if any, did you change?"
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Peace (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Peace (upper elem)'. "When I think about peace, I think about..." with an illustration of a dove at the top of the page.
  • Take some time in the next week and write down every peaceful act and every act of kindness you see in the form below.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Positively Peace (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Positively Peace (upper elem/middle)'. Write positive statements about peace.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Summer Vacation (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Summer Vacation (upper elem/middle)'. Use these "thinking prompts" to help start brainstorming for a "Summer Vacation" assignment.
  • Fill out your own directions for making ice cream.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Japan' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Japan'. Use this form to write an acrostic poem about Japan.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: State Similes' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: State Similes'. Explains what a simile is, gives some examples, and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own similes about their state.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Ten Pages (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Ten Pages (middle school)'. Expository, persuasive and narrative writing. Ten prompts for middle school or advanced intermediate.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: The Nicest Yard (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: The Nicest Yard (middle school)'. "Tell in detail what you would have to do to have the nicest yard in the neighborhood." Advanced intermediate/middle school level.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Volunteers (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Volunteers (middle school)'. Explain why it is important to be a volunteer. Expository writing exercise for middle school students.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Party (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Party (middle school)'. Write what you would do to plan a birthday party for $75 or less. Expository writing exercise for intermediate and middle school students.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Fundraising (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Fundraising (middle school)'. Expository writing prompt about raising money to help a classmate whose house has burned down.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Presents (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Presents (middle school)'. Lined paper with writing prompt for expository writing about presents.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Narrative Writing - New School (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Narrative Writing - New School (middle school)'. Writing prompt for imaginative story about moving to a new town.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Narrative Writing - Dog Show (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Narrative Writing - Dog Show (middle school)'. Write what happens at a dog show. Exercise in narrative writing for middle school students.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Persuasive Writing - Flag (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Persuasive Writing - Flag (middle school)'. Write a persuasive letter to your principal suggesting you create a flag corps of students to take down the flag at the end of the day.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Persuasive Writing - Bus Tour (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Persuasive Writing - Bus Tour (middle school)'. Prompt for persuasive writing on a bus tour.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: School (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: School (middle school)'. Lined paper with writing prompt for fiction about school.
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses helping others.
  • Part of the abcteach character-education series, which introduces children to challenging life skills decisions and asks them, "What would you do if this happened to you?" This one addresses petty theft.

Notes

  • PLEASE check other areas of the site for more MIDDLE SCHOOL materials. Many materials are multi-aged. Check out the theme units and teaching extras, book units, etc.