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71 Writing Prompts for Middle Schoolers
- I remember the first day of school because…
- This year I learned…
- I won a ticket to…
- What Freedom Means to Me
- My favorite thing to do over the weekend is…
- I will miss______ because….
- If I were the ocean I would…
- How do you think your friend felt?
- How do you feel when you are in bed with the lights out?
- How do you feel when you want something very badly and you cannot have it? Why is this so important to have?
- How do you feel on a warm sunny day?
- How do you feel when you stay with a babysitter?
- Cleaning my room is…
- If I were a dragon….
- I am really terrific at….
- The mysterious footprints led to…
- I received exciting news about…
- Girls are…
- Boys are…
- How do you feel when you’re leaving home on vacation?
- How do you feel when you sleep at someone’s house?
- How do you feel during a thunderstorm?
- How do you feel on the first day of school?
- How do you feel when your parents are upset with you? Why do they become upset with you?
- How do you feel on Thanksgiving? What are you thankful for?
- How do feel on (any holiday)?
- How do you feel when something scares you? What do you do when this happens?
- How would you feel if someone told you that you were his or her best friend?
- How do you feel about your appearance?
- How would you change the world to make it better?
- How do you think eating junk food affects you?
- How do you have the most fun–alone, with a large group, with a few friends–and why?
- Explain how to play your favorite game.
- Describe a time when you felt vengeful.
- Describe your favorite toy. Why do you like it best?
- Describe the most ludicrous outfit you can think of.
- Describe the best teacher you ever had.
- When you are angry, how do you look?
- When are you happiest?
- When have you felt lonely?
- When do you feel proud?
- When was the last time you cried and why?
- When a friend was in an embarrassing situation, what did you do?
- When it might hurt their feelings, how do you feel about telling your friends the truth?
- When might it be a bad thing to be honest?
- When someone picks on someone else, how do you feel? What do you do?
- Once, when you were very frightened, what happened?
- Once, when you were embarrassed, what happened?
- Once, when your feelings were hurt, what happened?
- Which quality best describes your life–exciting, organized, dull–and why?
- Which quality do you dislike most about yourself–laziness, selfishness, childishness–and why?
- Which is least important to you–money, power, fame–and why?
- Which is most important to you–being popular, accomplishing things, being organized–and why?
- Who do you talk to when you have a problem?
- Who is your favorite Star Wars character (or other movie/book/t.v. show, etc.)?
- Who or what has had a strong influence in your life?
- Where would you prefer to be right now–mountains, desert, beach–and why?
- Explain why we say, “dead as a doornail”.
- Do you think there is too much fighting on t.v? Why or why not?
- Do you think it is necessary to have alcohol at a party in order to have a good time?
- Does it bother you to be around someone who has bad manners?
- Should there be a dress code in places such as school, restaurants, and places of business? Why or why not?
- Should animals be used for medical research?
- Should the Canadian Government financially support Olympic teams?
- Should people be prohibited from smoking in certain places?
- Families are important because…
- Would you like to be famous? Why or why not? What would you like to be famous for?
- If I were the teacher, I would…
- If I could give one piece of advice to any person in history, that advice would be…
- Describe a dream that you had recently. Provide as many details as possible.
- The best lesson my grandparent (or parent or any relative) ever taught me was…
Enjoy and write your heart out in your journal. But most of all…have loads of fun on your journal writing adventure!!!
- Writing Prompts for Middle School Kids (Part 1/3)
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- Writing Prompts for Middle School Kids (Part 3/3)
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