Describe someone who is a hero to you and explain why. Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one. Imagine yourself in a different century and describe an average day in your life. Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why? Convince someone why music or art or computers are important in your life. Make that person understand what causes it and why it is bad. If you could do something that you never have done before, what would it be? Write about a window you broke or something valuable you lost.
Write about the time as a child you played in one of the following: treehouse, a cornfield, a construction site, a junkyard, an abandoned house or barn, a stream, a cemetery, a swamp, a pasture, railroad tracks. Did your mom or dad ever make you wear something you hated? Write about a time you were talked into something and you regretted it. Were you ever in a helicopter, limousine, racecar, hot-air balloon, submarine, or horse-drawn carriage?
Were you ever accused of something that you didn't do? Were you ever in a fire, flood, tornado, or hurricane?
It was of good value to me as it got me started thinking more deeply about my characters.
I don't have a lot of time to write, working two jobs, but I am doing the ten-minute exercise with each lesson, and each evening, trying to get in the habit of sitting myself down to write...
Students in fourth grade need a variety of practice developing their writing skills.
According to Common Core State Standards Initiative, fourth-grade writing should include opinion pieces, informative texts, and narratives about real or imagined experiences.
I had not done that before taking your writing class.
I plan to take another of your e-mail class, either the 8-week descriptive or the new poetry class." - James Sciullo"Thank you so much for putting together this writing course.
Students should take notes and provide a list of the sources they used in their research.
Here are lots of short story ideas that you can use as writing prompts.