Prompts by Grade Archive

30 New Fiction Writing Ideas

Fiction Writing Ideas for Middle Schoolers— Though most students begin writing their own short stories from a very early age, there’s something particularly special about the fictional works that kids compose in middle school.  Tweens and young teens occupy a unique space in their

34 Exciting Creative Writing Topics for Grade 5

Creative Writing Topics for Grade 5 Students There’s no doubt about it—journaling is one of the most effective ways to inspire creativity and encourage an interest in writing in young students.  For a student who is full of imagination and eager to express his

32 Topics to Write About for 9th Graders

The first year of high school is one of the most significant times in a teenager’s life.  As students face new responsibilities and enjoy all new freedoms and privileges, they begin to renegotiate their personal identities and come to a greater understanding of who

31 8th Grade Writing Ideas

Students of all ages can benefit from writing daily journals—but journaling is an especially beneficial activity for young teens in 8th grade who are preparing to graduate middle school and enter high school.  Eighth grade is a confusing and stressful time for many teens,

30 Writing Prompt Ideas for 7th Grade Writers

As 7th graders get ready to transition into their turbulent teenage years, it’s incredibly important for teachers to do everything they can to keep their students focused and grounded.  Seventh grade is a very stressful year for many students—they may feel a newfound sense

30 New Creative Writing Topics for Grade 3

30 Brand New Creative Writing Topics for Grade 3 Students When kids write, their minds are opened to brand new worlds and endless possibilities—and there is no form of writing more conducive to inspiring ideas than journaling.  Students who keep regular journals enjoy the

30 New 8th Grade Writing Prompts

When students finally reach eighth grade, they’re ready and eager to move on to the next big challenge that lies ahead: high school.  That makes your job as an eighth grade teacher especially tough!  You have to strike the right balance between encouraging them

7th Grade Writing Prompts: 32 New Ideas

Seventh grade… what a fun time full of changes, transition, and growth!  For many students, seventh grade is an incredibly significant transitional year.  Your students are becoming teenagers for the first time and officially leaving childhood behind, and they’re also beginning to think very

6th Grade Writing Prompts

As they enter middle school and prepare to become teenagers, many sixth graders find themselves struggling to understand their emotions and to express their changing, unique personalities.  It’s a tough time, for sure, but journaling can help students make sense of their experiences and

6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Writing Prompts

The Presidential election is nearing—and for students who are just getting old enough to pay attention to the candidates and issues, the election provides a fantastic opportunity for learning and discussion.  Whether your students lean Democrat, Republican, or Independent, it’s incredibly valuable for them