You are stranded in a cave. The only exit (that you know of) is blocked. How do you survive?
How was your spring break? Write a detailed run-down of what you did.
Pi Day! Write about pi, pie, circles, math, etc!
Someone who wants to hurt you has been hiding near by. How do you react to this news?
Write about a haunted house.
You've just testified against a murderer who immediately escaped. Are you nervous? What do you do to protect yourself?
Join a club, then quit.
Write about a character who joins something, gets bored, quits, then regrets the decision.
Write out a plan to prank a teacher.
You're taking off for vacation. Where are you going? How long will you be gone?
What are you going to do as a Freshman? Write about a day in your life next year.
"What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." - Sir Walter Scott
Write about getting caught in a lie.
Write about allowing someone else to get into trouble when you knew they were not at fault.
Who is your favorite president? Write a story about him.
You're scared and outdoors in a storm. Where do you go? What do you do?
Everyone you know thinks you are dead.... what's next?
Valentine's day? Why is this a holiday? Figure it out, write about it.
Regrets - Write about trying to undo something you did wrong.
Write about a character running away.
Write about the illustration you are making. Are you enjoying the work you've done?
Write a story about animals behaving in an unusual manner.
How strong is your promise? If you promised a friend to keep a secret, what would it take to make you break that promise?
After months of hibernation, you've emerged to see your shadow. What's next?
Write an oath for you and a friend to sign (preferably in blood.)
You and your friend just witnessed a crime.... now what?
Write about lost love.
Write about meeting a person you are interested in dating.
Write about getting in trouble at school.
You and your best friend are going out to the woods. Why? What are you going to do there? What did you bring?
Write about you and Tom Sawyer hanging out.
HUMILIATION! Write a scene about a character being humiliated.
Write about scamming a large group of people.
Write about being blamed for something you didn't do.
Write about manipulating people in the same manner Tom did in chapter 2.
After having read chapter 1, what do you think this book is going to be about? Why?
Write about a "trouble maker" getting caught.
How was your break? What did you do? Tell me all about it!
Write an "Entering the innermost cave" scene.
Write a "Crossing the Threshold" scene.
Write a "mentor's encouragement" scene. How does your hero's mentor change the hero's mind?
Write a "refusal of the call" scene. Why does your hero refuse to go on the adventure?
Write a herald scene - a scene in which your hero is called to adventure by a herald.
Write about an unlikely hero.
It's the last month of the year - write about the last of something else.
Write a story about someone who is too honest.
Write a story about a liar.
Describe your thanksgiving break in a haiku.
Line 1: 5 syllables
Line 2: 7 syllables
Line 3: 5 syllables
Write a list of funny things you have seen.
Write one inspirational quote and explain why it is meaningful to you.
You are afraid that when your father dies your older brother will ruin the family business - but the business has always been passed down to the first born child. How do you save the company?
You've just won the lottery. What's next?
FREE WRITE! - Turn it in when you finish.
Write a list of things that should be invented, but have not been.
What will happen Jan. 21st 2017?
Write about following bad advice.
Write a story that starts with this line: "My father once told me...."
Don't forget to click "turn in."
Future Fiction - Write another story using the same character from yesterday - but place the story in 2037 or later.
Historical fiction - write a story about a person living through a historical event. (You may use the event you wrote about yesterday.)
Today in history - Quickly research events that happened on this date in the past. Write about one or more of these events.
Write a list of 10 "unwritten rules."
You have mistakenly taken something that does not belong to you... to make matters worse, you don't even want this thing. What do you do?
If you had the ability to make other people more intelligent, but could not use this ability on yourself, upon whom would you use it? Why? What would happen to them?
Begin a story with this line: "Charlie was both the least and most intelligent person I have ever met..."
Your distant relative left you a fish processing plant in his will... how will you run it?
You've been left alone in a large department store over night. What happens?
Begin a story with this line: "For the first time in years, nobody is watching..."
Write as though you were given the Algernon-Gordon surgery.
Start a story with this line: "You can always find Harold simply by..."
Write a highly detailed description of walking down a wooded path. NO STORY - JUST DESCRIPTION!
Write about a cube - what sort of object is it? What is on each side? Is it solid or hollow? What is this object's significance?
You found half a map. What is it a map of? Who has the other half? How will you get it?
Write about reconnecting with an old friend.
Your character is going to the homecoming game after many years away from home. What happens?
Write a story that starts with this line: "Nothing looked right in town when she returned home..."
You met an old person who you at first thought was crazy, but after hearing the story of his (or her) life, you have a lot of sympathy for him (or her). What is this person's life story?
You have two options: Do your homework or hide out in an abandoned building. Which do you choose? What happens?
You've received a large package 8'x4'x4' - from a long lost relative. On it is a note that says "If you have received this, it means I am dead. Please open this and finish what I started." What happens?
Write a story that starts with this line: "She trusted everyone she met..."
Happy first day of fall! Write a poem or short story about leaves changing.
You have spent three years under a vow of silence. Why did you take the vow? What would make you break it?
Write a story that starts with this line: "They called him July, not because of the month he was born in, but because..."
You awoke in the dark - you can't see anything. You're sure you heard a sound; what was it? There it is again - or was that just the echo of a memory? ..... what happens next?
Write a journal entry from the point of view of your favorite Disney character.
Today in history: Look up things that happened on this date in previous years, then write about one or more of them.
There is an animal following you. Are you scared? What kind of animal is it? What does it want?
There is a locked door between you and what you want. How do you get past it?
You found an old cardboard box in your great aunt's house. What is inside?
Would you rather have the power of invisibility or flight? Why? How would you use your selected power?
Survival kit - You have been given $1000 to create a survival kit that will fit inside of a typical backpack. This kit should help you through a natural disaster, and should have enough equipment to enable survival for 7-12 days. What do you put into your kit?
You were running... but why? Were you chasing someone? Were you being chased? Were you just exercising? Were you getting help? Why were you running?
Write a story that starts with the line, "At first we thought there were only three of them..."
Rewrite the lyrics of the song you wrote about yesterday making it boring instead of exciting.
What song pumps you up? Write some of the lyrics and explain how they make you feel.
What are your top 5 rules for success in life?
You and ten of your classmates have been stranded on an island. Who will be the leader? What rules will you have? Why?
Tell me about 3 things you did this summer.
Google Classroom Class Codes:
1st Hour: 3ald70
2nd Hour: f05pv7
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