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Middle School Junior High Writing Prompts

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  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Fill out your own directions for making ice cream.
  • 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!
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in August, with narrow lines for writing.
  • 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 June, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Animal Species (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Animal Species (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about an animal species of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the PowerPoint presentation Animal Kingdom found in the Theme Unit: Living on Planet Earth.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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 February, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text on the natural landmark Niagara Falls, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in May, 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 petty theft.
  • 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.
  • This writing prompt uses the text of Langston Hughes' poem "Dreams" as a starting point.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in November, with narrow lines for writing.
  • Writing prompts for holidays and other special occasions in December, with narrow lines for writing.
  • 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 honesty when someone makes a mistake in your favor.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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?"
  • 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.

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

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.