Prompts by Grade Archive

33 Writing Prompts for Middle School: 6th Graders

Sixth grade is a big year—and as your students enter middle school for the first time and begin looking toward high school, it’s more important than ever before to introduce them to activities that promote healthy reflection and self-expression.  Without a doubt, journaling is

35 Great Writing Prompts for Your High School Classroom

Use This Thought-Provoking List of Great Writing Prompts in Your High School Classroom: The high school years are a confusing time—because they’re the first time when teens really begin to establish who they are, figure out what they believe, and find their places in the

31 High School Writing Prompts for 9th Graders

Freshman year of high school is all about new beginnings, new responsibilities, and new challenges.  And whether your students are excited or apprehensive about the coming year, one thing is for sure—they are at an important crossroads, and the path they choose will have

Prompts by Grade Level

Journal Prompts and Writing Ideas by Grade Level (K-12)— Whether your students have written one journal entry or 100 journal entries, the practice of daily writing can have a positive impact on their lives. Journaling helps students to improve their writing skills and their critical

30 Creative Journal Prompts

Creative Journal Prompts for Elementary School Students— Introducing journaling to students at a young age can have a major impact on their comfort level with writing and their creativity throughout the rest of their lives.  Kids who practice journaling on a regular basis are better

30 New Fiction Writing Ideas (Middle School)

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,
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