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Middle School Junior High Writing Prompts

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  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in October, with narrow lines for writing.

  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in April, with narrow lines for writing.

  • 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 animal life cycles. 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.

  • 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 protecting land for biodiversity. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the amphibians 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.
  • 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 feeling intimidated. 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 '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"
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in November, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare and contrast animal subspecies. Based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series. Common Core- ELA - Reading for Informational Text -Integration of Knowledge and Ideas - Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • 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: 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: 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.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in December, with narrow lines for writing.
  • "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.  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 helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding a life experience. 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.
  • 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 September, with narrow lines for writing.
  • 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.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in February, with narrow lines for writing.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in March, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Five logical errors are presented and explained, then reviewed with comprehension questions and writing prompts.
  • 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.
  • 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 artwork featuring fish subjects. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Fish of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This writing prompt uses the text of Langston Hughes' poem "Dreams" as a starting point.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • [member-created with abctools] These lined pages create a booklet for student to record their daily literature circle entries.
  • 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 January, 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 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 whether it's right to get back at a bully.
  • 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.
  • 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.