Early Elementary Writing Prompts

These are geared for your first time writers. Very basic prompts that allow them a great deal of creative spark.

One Day of Anything
You can do anything for day.

If You Could Be A Superhero
What would your super power be?

I am afraid of...
What do you fear?

I Am Proud
What makes you feel good about yourself?

No Grown-ups
Welcome to a land of children only.

My Family Alphabet
Use letters to display the qualities of your family.

Changing Your Name
Have you ever wanted to change your name?

What Animal Would You Be?
An zoo animal at all.

Crying Over Broken Glass
Your friend breaks your sister's fishbowl. Now what?

Talking To Soldiers
What would you say to bring peace?

Later Elementary Grade Level Writing Prompts

These worksheets are focused for writers that have had a bit of success in writing.

Hollywood and Your Life
Your life as a movie.

Principal for a Week
What if you literally ruled the school for a week?

The Latest Gear Bully
They pick on you for your lack of gadgets.

You're the Chef?
Explain your recipe.

If Grandma Had An Ipod
What if technology had always been around?

Helping Your Sick Friend
How would you help a seriously sick friend?

School Uniforms
What are your thoughts on the topic?

Mom and Dad At Work
What do your parents do all day?

Letter to the President
Write a letter to the Commander and Chief

If You Were Invisible?
What would you do with that super power?

Middle School Writing Prompts

Your middle level writer are usually the most creative. They are in that awkward phase of life where they are working to understand themselves. We have all been there.

What Good Is Facebook?
Is it all bad or is there some good. Think globally.

My Favorite Friends
Why are they your favorite?

Help Your Parents Understand
Tell them something that you want them to understand about you.

Pressure from Friends
Is peer pressure real?

Excited About Me
This is a fun one for everybody.

Self Esteem and Eating In Youngsters
What hurts your inward feelings?

My Hero
Who is yours?

Make Me Laugh
What makes you cry laugh?

Why Do We Worship Differently?
A look at religion.

Can You "Rise To The Occasion"?
We analyze a statement.

High School Writing Prompts

Students at this level are ready for more of a challenge and need to include critical thinking measures.

Goals and Careers
Are they a good thing or just an obstacle?

Over The Next Thirty Day I Would
No obstacles, what would you do over the next 30 days?

Changing the World Just a Bit
How do you improve the world?

The Influence of Violence
How does our culture influence our attitudes?

Wisdom of Your Parents
What do you want to learn from your parents?

High School and Life
Are they connected or separate?

Having Hope
A real serious issue that you shouldn't approach lightly.

World In Chaos
What is your outlook on the world?

The Crazy Food Court
Write about a time at the mall food court.

Global Disasters
What is your take on the global impact?