Middle School Writing Prompts


middle-school Story Starters for Middle School 
Give your kids a break from serious writing with these fun and creative story starters. These middle school writing prompts are guaranteed to keep your students fully stimulated and entertained …

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school booksExpository Prompts on Books

Use the power of books as a starting point for your students' essays with these clever middle school writing prompts…


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Expository Prompts on Careers

Most children have a dream of what they'd like to be when they grow up – so use that dream to get your students writing about careers and work…

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Expository Prompts on Civics and Public Policy

Challenge your students to think about a diverse range of topics by using these expository writing prompts on civics and public policy…

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Expository Prompts on Education

If there is one thing your students know about (and will have an opinion about) – it's education. Use these prompts to engage them…

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Expository Prompts on Endangered Species

There are thousands of species on the endangered species list and thousands more have become extinct. Stimulate your student's imagination using the natural fascination and awe of extinct and endangered animals…

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environment swamp marshlands marsh treesExpository Prompts on the Environment

Why not get your students thinking more about the world around us and challenge them to write essays using these writing prompts on the Environment…


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Expository Prompts on Ethics

We each have a personal belief system that compels us to take action to promote or defend causes that we believe in. Use these prompts to stimulate your high school students to explain their stance…

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Expository Prompts on History

History is all around us and it is important for students to study the past to better understand the future. These writing prompts would be a great accompaniment to a field trip to a historic building or monument…

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Expository Prompts on Hobbies

Hobbies give young children a chance to share what they do outside of school with their friends…


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Expository Prompts on Leadership

These prompts are designed to make your students think about not only what it means to be a leader, but what it means to be a community member and friend…

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Expository Prompts on Life Events

These creative writing prompts on life events are a great way to get your students sharing personal stories and adding valuable detail to their writings…

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Expository Prompts on My Town or City

Get your students writing about the town or city that they live in! They'll be able to draw from their own personal experiences to write about their favorite places, how to get around, local geography and more…

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Expository Prompts on Music

No matter what age group or grade, from lullabies to Disney, from country to pop, from Taylor Swift to One Direction, your students will feel like rock stars with these writing prompts…

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Expository Prompts Improving Your School

Get your kids involved in their school by asking them what THEY would improve…

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Expository Writing Prompts on Science & Inventions

From language to architecture to technology to food, inventions spawns from the minds of those who dare to think bigger…

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Expository Prompts on Space and Planets

Very little inspires more curiosity than space. From telescopes that let us see the planets to the rockets that take us to the stars, space and space travel are the things that were borne of the imagination…

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Expository Writing Prompts on Technology

From the steam engine to the solar panel to the iPhone, every student will be able to find something to write about….

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Expository Prompts on Vacations

Whether it's a 3-month boondoggle in the summer, or a short week long jaunt in spring. students live for vacation. These prompts are designed to engage them into sharing their experiences…

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What Would You Do Expository Prompts

Here are some writing prompts designed to test your student's values, convictions, and resolve under trying circumstances…

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