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Middle School Junior High Writing Prompts

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  • 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: 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: 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
  • 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 human activities that might affect bird populations. 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. A case study requires that you investigate and describe the experiences of one or a few in a way that helps your reader understand that there are many others in similar circumstances. Develop an understanding of the relationships between humans and animals. 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 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.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare and contrast two amphibian species. 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. Common Core- ELA - Reading for Informational Text -Integration of Knowledge and Ideas - Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • 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 the stages of growth of an animal species. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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 Prompt: Freedom of Speech 2 (upperelem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Freedom of Speech 2 (upperelem/middle)'. Write an opinion paper on the importance of freedom of speech. Do you think this is an important right? Why? CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1
  • IS a picture worth a thousand words?
  • 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 habitat loss issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in July, with narrow lines for writing.

  • 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 animal shelter business. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on 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 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.
  • 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 an animal rights issue. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on 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. 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 business and charity. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 '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: 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.
  • 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 an ecological issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of 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 helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against animal management activites in National Parks. 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 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: Basic Inquiry for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about birds of flight (not usually found in aquatic environments)of their choice. 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.
  • 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 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: 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".
  • 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 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.
  • 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

  • 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"
  • A writing prompt form to use with the theme "Reading Adventures," and the abcteach bulletin board set "Reading Adventures."
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • "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. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding the use of amphibians to entertain or inspire us. 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.

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.