What happened? How did being angry make you feel? I find that many times children will feel sad when they are angry. Did I make a good choice when I was angry? This is a great writing topic when discussing feelings with children.
How would it make you feel? Write about a time when you cheered someone up. What did you do? How did it make that person feel? Write about a time that you used your inner strength to get through a tough situation. Write about 3 things that are hard for you and why.
When was the last time you were afraid? What scared you? How did you react? Who is your hero and why? What do you think risk-taking is? Have you ever took a risk? Write about your best friend. Who are they, how long have you known them, why are they your best friend? What does it mean to have good character? Do you think you have good character, why?
Think about something you are not allowed to do but wish you could. Write about why you want to do it and why you should be allowed to do it. If you could be on a t. If you had to choose to be one age for the rest of your life which age would you want to be? If you could pick the perfect job what would it be?
You just found a treasure map, write about what you would do next. Do you decide to look for the treasure? Who is going to help you? What supplies do you need? Did the map lead you to the treasure or was it fake?
If you found the treasure what was it? What did you do with it? You just built a time machine. Where in time would you go? What did you see? Would you want to stay there or come back to the present time? You just discovered a new land. What are you going to call your land? What kind of animals live there? What do you discover on your land? What are you going to build on your new land? Group writing project. Create a fairy tale.
Have each member of the group write one part of the story. Then have each member of the group draw one part of the story. Have the children come up in front of the room and read the class the fairy tale. If you are working with younger children, instead of having them write, you can have them draw and answer questions about their drawing. Try some of these topics. Your monster can be silly, scary, funny, big, little, colorful etc..
What does your monster eat? Where does your monster live? Is your monster nice or mean? You can write the answers to the questions on the paper for the child or have them come up and share their drawing, while they are showing their picture ask them the questions about their monster. Create an animal. This is the same as the monster but just an animal instead. The kids enjoyed these topics the best.
Create an amusement park. Discuss as a group the name of the park. Have each member of the group write about the parts of the park. What is the theme of your park? Adventure, thrill rides, water rides, safari, etc… B. Write about the type of rides at the park.
Are there shows in the park? Describe places to eat at the park, what type of food do they serve. Do they have a gift shop? What do they sell at your park? List of attractions, games, food, restrooms, gift shops, shows, etc.. Have a group discussion about the planet. What is the name? Do anyone live on the planet? Is there water on the planet? Did you find fossils, aliens, animals? Is there oxygen? Are there plants, trees or water? Have each member of the group write something about the planet.
Art Project: Make a planet out of paper mache. Once dry, paint and decorate the planet. Create a new game and describe how to play. This writing topic lets children use their imaginations. Have the children draw out the game on paper. This is a great writing topic to use when teaching children about losing. Everyone loses sometimes. Your video just went viral on Youtube. What did you do in your video? These days children spend so much time looking at videos on Youtube.
Have them imagine what it would be like to become famous overnight with a video that went viral. If so, did you do anything about it or did you ignore it and walk away? Do you talk to people the same way in person as you do on social media?
How do you think social media has changed or is changing the world? What kind of America do you want to live in? What are your plans after high school? Do you think it is important to save money at your age? If so, how do you save money? Why do you think it is important?
Do you know what it means to have good credit? Do you think it is important to have good credit? Would you ever join the military? Who is your idol and why? What is your favorite childhood memory? Write about something you would love to try and why Write about something you did but then felt guilty about it later. How did you handle the situation? What is the hardest experience you have ever been through? Do you have any pets at home? Write an essay about how you take care of your pets, or if you do not have a pet, write about what type of pet might be a good one.
Do you have pets? How do you care for them? Imagine you are opening a store that only sells items which are blue. What types of items do you sell? Have you ever lost something that is important to you? Were you able to find it? Write a story about a kid who is starting at a new school. How do you think they might feel? Rewrite the Ending of your favorite fairy tale.
For example, what would have happened if Cinderella never went to the ball? You have one wish. What do you wish for and why? Do you have a favorite song? Write about the type of music that you like to listen to. What would you choose to do and why? Do you like amusement parks?
What are some of your favorite rides? Write a story using these three words: detective, piano, and pizza. Have you ever been to the beach? Write about your favorite things to do at the beach.
If you have never been to the beach, write about what you might like to do the first time you visit. Is there a favorite tv show you like to watch? Write about your favorite character and why. Write a poem using onomatopoeia , where the words you use are pronounced similar to the sound they make. For example, buzz, bark, sizzle, slam and pop.
Have you ever had to stand in line to wait a long time for something? What did you do while you waited? How did you feel while waiting? How did you feel once the wait was over? Is it a good idea to keep ALL secrets a secret? Is there something you are good at doing? Write about your best strengths. What historical time period and location would you go back to live in if you could? Write about 5 things you can do that are important for you to stay healthy and safe. Do you think thunderstorms are scary?
Why or why not? What would you most like to learn over the next year? Think about things that interest you or questions you might have about the world and make a list! You are going on a trip to a jungle safari!
What items do you pack in your suitcase? What do you think you will need to pack to survive? Imagine you are sitting at home one day and you hear your mother shrieking in the living room that she sees a mouse in the house! Write a story about what might happen. You are writing a letter to someone who is having a hard time making new friends at school. What do you write them?
What advice might you give them? Imagine you have met a magician — but his beloved rabbit who he pulls out of his hat for all of his tricks has been kidnapped! How do you help him find his rabbit? Do you hear what I hear? Set a timer for 5 minutes and write about all of the sounds you hear in those 5 minutes. Imagine you go to the hairdresser to get a haircut — but they accidentally shaved your head bald! How do you feel about that, and what would you do?
What are some ways you can start up a conversation with someone who you have never met before? Are there any chores you have to do at home? What are they? What do you like — and not like — about each one? Open up a random book to any page. Write for 5 minutes about the first word you see. There are many fictional characters who live in some unusual houses, from the Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe to Spongebob Squarepants, who lives in a pineapple under the sea.
What kind of unusual house would you like to live in? Write about what it would be like to live in an unusual house! Write a list of 10 things you can do to practice kindness to others. Is there a homework subject you dread?
Why do you not like getting homework in that subject? What is your favorite month of the year? Write about why you like it and some of your favorite things to do during that month. Imagine you are planning a surprise birthday party for your best friend — how do you keep it a surprise?
Pretend you walked outside to find a sleeping dragon in your backyard! Why is there a dragon in your backyard? Is it a friendly dragon? What are you grateful for today and why?
You are opening a store! Who are the people who come to shop at your store? Do you like having your own store? Write what you think should happen instead. Write the answer to this famous classic riddle from Alice in Wonderland: How is a raven like a writing desk?
Imagine you are the captain of a pirate ship. Write a diary entry for what your day was like. If you could start any type of business, what kind of business would you start? What types of products or services would you provide?
Write a sequel to one of your favorite fairy tales. What is something you are afraid of? What helps you to feel less afraid of something? What would you say to a friend who feels scared about something to help them feel less afraid?
Write a letter to your future self in 20 years. If you could invent a robot of any type who could do anything you imagine, what types of things would you would have the robot to do? Which do like better? Apples or Oranges? How are they alike? How are they different? Why did the chicken cross the road? You are a detective and have been assigned the case to find out the answer! Write a story about how you solved the mystery. Write instructions for how to make your favorite snack.
Be sure you add your favorite tips and suggestions for how to select the best ingredients! How will you ever tell the news to your friend?
Look around the current room you are sitting in and choose 3 random objects that are nearby. Now write a story or poem that includes those three items! Write a letter to the author of a book you recently read and enjoyed and tell them what you liked most about the book.
What do you think will be the future for cell phones? Will people still use them in 25 years or will something else take its place? Do you want to go to college? Write a story or poem about a kitten who wanders off and gets lost. How does the kitten find its way home? Currently, it is required by law that kids go to school.
Do you think this is a good or bad idea? If you could invent a new board game, what would it be called? How is it played? What are the rules? What do you think people might like about it? Imagine you come home to discover your entire bedroom is covered in ketchup! What on earth happened? What is your reaction? How do you clean everything up? What is something you learned today? Would you rather have a goldfish or shark as a pet? From A-Z: make a list of something for every letter of the alphabet.
Have you ever gone fishing? If you have, did you like it? What is one of the most important things you do each and every day? Write a story about Gretchen the Grouch, a girl who is always angry! Will she ever be happy? Why is she so grumpy all of the time? How do you feel when someone takes something of yours without asking? What is a good way to deal with it when that happens? How can you prevent it from happening? Write a story about a family of rabbits who live in the woods.
What are some of the challenges they face? What clothes do you think are the most comfortable? What kind of clothes do you like to wear the most? What clothes do you NOT like to wear? Imagine there are no grocery stores and you must get your own food.
What are some of the ways you find food? What types of things do you eat? What are three things you can do that is good for the environment?
If you could meet any famous person today, who would you want to meet and why? What questions might you ask them? A tongue twister is a quick poem where many of the words start with the same letter and are similar in sound. What is the first thing you think of when you hear or see the word green? A hero is someone who is admired for their courage and achievements. What do you think makes someone a hero? Who are some of your heroes? What did you do during summer vacation last year? What do you want to do during summer vacation this year?
Write a story about a super hero dog who saves the day! Who does the dog help and why? Would you rather live somewhere that is always cold, or somewhere that is always hot? Write about which one you would rather choose.
Have you ever volunteered to help a charity? If so, write about the experience! If not, what are some charities you think you might like to volunteer for? What does the word courage mean to you? What makes you unique? What are some things about you that make you an individual? Have you ever been to a museum? What is your favorite thing to look at on display? What can you do to set a good example for others to be kind?
A Tall Tale is a story that exaggerates something that actually happened. Write a tall tale about something that recently happened to you. What is one of your favorite toys that you think you might still want to have and play with when you are 22 years old?
Oh no! Everyone around you is sick with a nasty cold! Write a silly poem about how you try to avoid catching their germs! Personification is when a non-living object takes on human characteristics. Write a story where you personify a common electronic gadget in your house, such as the Television or toaster. Write a poem using similes, which is when you say an object is like something else.
Have you ever read a book written by Dr. Do you have any siblings? Think about what it might mean to be a good brother or sister and write about it! Make a list of questions to interview your parents or grandparents about what it was like when they were growing up as a kid. Then, ask them the questions and write about their answers! You are in charge of writing a new radio show that is specifically made for kids to listen to! What topics do you have the announcers talk about?
What music do you play? What products might you advertise? What do you usually eat for breakfast every day? What, in your opinion, is the greatest breakfast food ever created? What makes it so great?
Write a 12 line poem where every line is about a different month of the year. What is something you look forward to doing the most when you are an adult?
Do you like to try new things? What is something new you have tried recently or would like to try? Imagine what it might be like to be alive in Egypt when the pyramids were built. Write about what it was like. A credo is a statement of personal beliefs. Try writing your own credo of things that you believe in and feel are important. The circus has come to town — except for one problem — they have no where to perform! How do you help the ringmaster find a place to put on a show?
Do you like to act? What are some of your favorite actors or actresses? Write about the experience. Perfect Party. Describe what the ultimate birthday party would look like if you could do anything you wanted. Kindness Counts. What do you do? Memory Eraser. Explain why. Opinion Essay Writing Prompts When writing an opinion essay, students should clearly state their opinion, then back it up with sound reasons and facts.
Opinion essays should close the essay with a concluding paragraph and a summary of the argument. Be a Friend. What does it mean to be a good friend? Growing Up or Down. Would you rather be older than you are right now or younger? Some kids in 3rd grade have cell phones. Do you? Best Pets. Give at least three reasons for your opinion. Why or why not? School Favorites. What do you think is the best subject in school? What makes it the best? Off Limits.
Explain why your parents should allow it. Summer School. Violent Games. Do violent video games cause people to exhibit violent behavior? Support your opinion. Junk Food Fans. Should candy and soda machines be available to students on school property?
School Supplies. What is the most important tool in your classroom? What makes it so useful? School Pride. What is the best thing about being a student at your school? If you could change your name, what would you choose and why? Students should organize related information into paragraphs in order to write the most logical essay possible.
Remember that they should also include introductory and concluding paragraphs. Real Superheroes. Superheroes in movies and comics can do some pretty amazing things, but think of someone you consider to be a real-life hero.
What do or did they do that makes them a hero?What clothes do you think are the most comfortable? These days children spend so much time looking at videos on Youtube. If you could drive a car, where would you drive to and why? When was a time you felt you were treated unfairly? Do you like amusement parks? Your school is having a field day and you are in charge of planning the activities and games.
This question helps children think about what there good at and how they can help others. There was a problem providing the content you requested We will show you how to edit any academic paper, be it a simple 5-paragraph essay creative a sophisticated research project. How do you help him find his rabbit?
What do you think makes someone a good actor or actress? Choose an extreme weather event such as a tornado, hurricane, or tsunami, and explain its cause. If you could have any secret super power, what would you want it to be and why? If you could start any type of business, what kind of business would you start? Family Tales.
Activity: Have the children draw their kingdom and a picture of them as king or queen How important is your cell phone to you? List of attractions, games, food, restrooms, gift shops, shows, etc..
When is it not fair? Do they have a gift shop? Do you think this is a good or bad idea? Write about which one you would rather choose. What genre of books do you like to read the most?
What do you like most about that person? Write an essay about your findings. Is there anyone you would like to switch places with? Write a letter to the author of a book you recently read and enjoyed and tell them what you liked most about the book.
You walk outside to get your mail and your mailbox starts talking to you. Have you ever been lost? A bucket list is a list of things you want to accomplish in your lifetime. What are some things you think would help these kids?
Do you hear what I hear? For example, the inside of a volcano or soar it over the plains of Africa. Did ever get into an argument with a friend or family member? Do you want a big house or something small? How do you help your friend? Do you agree or disagree?
What do you think people might like about it? Do you agree or disagree? Where in time would you go? Write a story using these three words: detective, piano, and pizza. What are some acts that others might perform?