Category Archives: Writing

Hunger Games “What If?” #1

As I told you on Edmodo, as we work our way through the Hunger Games, I will be posting  “what if” questions for you to earn extra credit.  The extra credit will be worth 20 points per posting.  You are required to … Continue reading

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Who’s Pushing Your Buttons??!!!

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Order of Importance

Everyone has particular places, people, or possessions that believe are important.  How would you rank the following??  Provide a reason for your choices. Consider carefully your choices because every choice may have an effect on one of the others.  🙂 … Continue reading

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Love and Hate

Love and hate.  Two words with very powerful but different meanings.  Describe love and hate.  You may use any words to do this.  You can use colors, a story, describe the feelings each brings, or anything you think might be … Continue reading

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What if????

We just finished the exciting ending of “The Monkey’s Paw”, and many of us had different reactions to the ending that W.W. Jacobs chose for his story.  Now it’s your turn.  Imagine an alternate ending for the story.  How would … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Apocalypse

An apocalypse is described as any universal or widespread destruction or disaster.  So imagine after a strange meteor shower, a fairy tale apocalypse takes place with fairy tale creatures from everywhere wandering and roaming the Earth.  What would it be like? … Continue reading

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In The Clouds

Have your ever seen the movie “The Fog” or “The Mist”?  I’ve seen both, so when I saw this picture, I thought it would be an awesome journal prompt.  There is NO telling what is behind that cloud!  What do … Continue reading

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City in the Clouds

  Be creative with a plethora of details.  I want to hear all about your day in the City in the Clouds.

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Word of the Day #3

People’s Top 10 Favorite Words #6: Serendipity Definition: luck that takes the form of finding valuable or pleasant things that are not looked for Example: “Old-time print journalists bemoan the absence of serendipity – the accidental discovery of stories that … Continue reading

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a STUDENT??!!

Have you ever wanted to have super powers??  Well now is your chance!  Pick one of the super powers from the list and go to town! Use some gumption and write a story – not just a paragraph!!  Make sure … Continue reading

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