Writing Prompts

Mount View Youth Service Center Detained School

School-wide Writing Prompts – 2018-2019

 

Month

Type of Prompt

Prompt

September

informative/explanatory

U.S. Constitution. September 17-23 is National Constitution Week with September 17, 2019 being Constitution Day. Provide a written history of why and how the U.S. Constitution came to existence. https://constitutioncenter.org/

November


persuasive/opinion

Persuade the audience to vote a specific way on a State or Federal Legislative Bill.

December

informative/explanatory


Veterans. Write a letter to someone explaining the significance of Veterans in the United States of America. Discuss the three most significant aspects of American culture you think Veterans have made to society. Why are these important? What would happen if they disappeared? Would the American culture be different if there were no Veterans?

January

narrative

Write a narrative essay that talks about the impact local elections have on the U.S. society.

February

informative/explanatory

Write an article in a paper about the three most important events that happened in society in the past year. Why are the events important? How have the events shaped your thinking?

March

persuasive/opinion

Active lifestyle. Write a persuasive essay as to why everyone should participate in an active lifestyle. What is the significance of activity in society? What effect do activities have on the daily functioning of society?

April/May

informative/explanatory

Job Candidacy Letter. Write a letter to an organization where you would like to work. Tell them about your qualities, qualifications, reason for wanting to work with their organization, and how you can be an asset.


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