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Middle School Junior High Writing Prompts

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  • 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 honesty when someone makes a mistake in your favor.
  • 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 the conflict between doing what is expected, and doing what is creative.
  • 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 whether it's right to get back at a bully.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in July, with narrow lines for writing.

  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in August, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in September, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: 101 Journal Topics (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: 101 Journal Topics (middle school)'. Use this two page list of journal topics as prompts for a daily journal. Students can mark off topics as they complete them.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in November, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Five logical errors are presented and explained, then reviewed with comprehension questions and writing prompts.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in December, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)'. Get students writing with these thought-provoking prompts.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in January, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in February, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in March, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in April, with narrow lines for writing.

  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in May, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Project: The Best Vacation Ever (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Project: The Best Vacation Ever (upper elem/middle)'. This 16 page vacation planner is a great project to help students understand the process of planning and organizing a vacation. Whether plans are for a low-budget camping trip in a nearby state park, or a fantastic voyage to a faraway country, students will have fun planning budgets, etc., with this unit.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in June, with narrow lines for writing.
  • 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 suspecting a friend of wrongdoing.
  • This Money Trees (upper elem/middle school) Writing Prompt is perfect to practice math skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Money Trees (upper elem/middle school) Writing Prompt. "Write an essay about how your life would change if money grew on trees." Lined paper with essay writing prompt.
  • [member-created with abctools] These lined pages create a booklet for student to record their daily literature circle entries.
  • Use this 'Poem Form: Valentine Balloon' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poem Form: Valentine Balloon'. Write a poem in the heart-shaped balloon.
  • Use this 'Notes: A note to my dad!' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Notes: A note to my dad!'. Write a note to dad!
  • IS a picture worth a thousand words?
  • This writing prompt uses the text of Langston Hughes' poem "Dreams" as a starting point.
  • This writing prompt uses a quote from John F. Kennedy as a starting point.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Pluto (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Pluto (upper elem)'. One of six writing prompts from our member site on Pluto's status as a dwarf planet.
  • Excerpts from Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech are reviewed in writing prompts, with an emphasis on rhetoric. Adaptable to a range of grades.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Brother' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Brother'. "An interesting thing about my brother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Father' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Father'. "An interesting thing about my father is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Sister' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Sister'. "An interesting thing about my sister is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Mother' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Mother'. "An interesting thing about my mother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Switzerland (elem/upper elem) - cover only' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Switzerland (elem/upper elem) - cover only'. Cover page for a booklet-report about a real or imaginary trip to Switzerland. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.
  • Use this 'Writing: Study Skills Note Taking and Paragraph Writing' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Study Skills Note Taking and Paragraph Writing'. Note taking and paragraph writing are essential study skills. Learn how to take notes on the important content found in nonfiction texts. Learn how to compose strong original paragraphs from the notes taken.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Aquarium Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Aquarium Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about animal species found at the aquarium. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Explain a Process of Animal Behavior (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain a Process of Animal Behavior (middle/high)'. Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe an animal behavior. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Aquarium Animal Exhibit Safety (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Aquarium Animal Exhibit Safety (upper/middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about animal exhibit safety. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Make a Comparison of Aquarium Animal Species on Exhibit (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Make a Comparison of Aquarium Animal Species on Exhibit (middle/high)'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students.This activity helps students compare, contrast animal species found at the public aquarium. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium". ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Animal Behavior (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Animal Behavior (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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding animal exhibit safety at the public aquarium. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Business Venture Report on Aquarium Facilities' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Business Venture Report on Aquarium Facilities'. 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 the relationship between aquarium facilities and their supporters. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".

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.