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Do you want to inspire your students to write great narratives, essays, and reports? Check out these grade-specific writing topics organized by mode (explanatory, creative, and so on). Or search for writing topics that relate to a theme, such as “life” or “animals” or “family.”

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  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
Level: Grade 1

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day in the rainforest
  • After-school games
  • An important person I know about
  • At the library
  • Foods I dont like
  • Friendly places
  • Games I play with friends
  • Games we play at recess
  • Good things in my neighborhood
  • How plants grow
  • How to make my favorite dessert
  • How to make new friends
  • I like spring because . . .
  • I like to make . . .
  • Id like to see . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • My favorite food
  • My favorite pet
  • My favorite season
  • My moms/dads hobby
  • My new friend
  • My shopping list
  • Our clubhouse
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • This person makes me laugh
  • What I know about . . .
  • What I know about an animal
  • What I know about dinosaurs
  • What I know about stars
  • What I know about the ocean
  • What I like about math
  • What makes me laugh?
  • What will I share?
  • Who I will be in the future
  • Whos at the zoo?
  • Why I like to read
  • Why I love to sing
  • Words I think are funny

Persuasive Writing

  • Dont litter!
  • Things that would make my neighborhood better

Narrative Writing

  • A day at the beach
  • A special birthday
  • Buying something with my own money
  • Cooking dinner with Mom/Dad
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Going grocery shopping
  • Going to the circus
  • I rode on a . . .
  • Im happy when . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Losing my teeth
  • My adventure
  • My trip to . . .
  • Noisy times and quiet times
  • Our clubhouse
  • Picnic fun
  • Playing a game with Grandma/Grandpa
  • Playing with pets
  • Something funny that happened to me
  • The biggest thing I ever saw
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The last time I cried
  • The parade
  • This person makes me laugh
  • When _ was born

Response to Literature

  • A book I just read
  • Some of my favorite books

Creative Writing

  • A story about a holiday
  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • Dear George Washington
  • Seeing the world through the eyes of . . .
  • Sometimes I wish . . .
  • What if I met a . . .
  • What if I were 10 years old?
  • What if I were someone else?
  • What if toys could talk?
  • Whats under my bed?

Research Writing

  • I wonder why . . .
  • Something I dont understand
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
Level: Grade 2

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Explanatory Writing

  • A bicycle Id like to have
  • A day in the desert
  • A day in the rainforest
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A place I like to visit
  • A sport Im good at
  • A trip on a monorail
  • Activities for indoor fun
  • Activities for outdoor fun
  • After-school games
  • Amazing facts I know
  • An amazing animal
  • An important person I know about
  • At the library
  • Dancing to the music
  • Foods I dont like
  • Friendly places
  • Games I play with friends
  • Games we play at recess
  • Good things in my neighborhood
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • How plants grow
  • How to make my favorite dessert
  • How to make new friends
  • I like spring because . . .
  • I like to make . . .
  • Id like to see . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Magic tricks I can do
  • Making my favorite food
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • My favorite board game
  • My favorite food
  • My favorite pet
  • My favorite season
  • My favorite teacher
  • My homework place
  • My moms/dads hobby
  • My new friend
  • My shopping list
  • Our classroom pet
  • Our clubhouse
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The weirdest house pets
  • Things that are hard to believe
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Water balloons!
  • What I know about . . .
  • What I know about an animal
  • What I know about dinosaurs
  • What I know about stars
  • What I know about the ocean
  • What I like about math
  • What I like about where I live
  • What makes me laugh?
  • What makes me special
  • What will I share?
  • Who I will be in the future
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Whos at the zoo?
  • Why I like to read
  • Why I love to sing
  • Words I think are funny

Persuasive Writing

  • Dont litter!
  • Lets help the environment by . . .
  • My favorite teacher
  • Things Id like to change
  • Things that would make my neighborhood better

Narrative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A day at the beach
  • A day in the desert
  • A funny time in my family
  • A great day with a friend
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A helpful person I have met
  • A person who means the world to me
  • A special birthday
  • A trip on a monorail
  • A walk in the woods
  • Buying something with my own money
  • Cooking dinner with Mom/Dad
  • Dancing to the music
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Going grocery shopping
  • Going to the circus
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • I rode on a . . .
  • Im happy when . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Losing my teeth
  • My adventure
  • My best birthday
  • My dream
  • My favorite family story
  • My homework place
  • My trip to . . .
  • Noisy times and quiet times
  • Our clubhouse
  • Picnic fun
  • Playing a game with Grandma/Grandpa
  • Playing with pets
  • Putting on a play
  • Something funny that happened to me
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest thing I ever saw
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The last time I cried
  • The parade
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Water balloons!
  • When everything goes wrong
  • When _ was born

Response to Literature

  • A book I just read
  • Book characters Id like to meet
  • Some of my favorite books

Creative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A dark hallway
  • A story about a holiday
  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • A walk in the woods
  • Dear George Washington
  • Donuts for dinner
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Making my favorite food
  • My dream
  • Seeing the world through the eyes of . . .
  • Something I wish would happen
  • Sometimes I wish . . .
  • What if I met a . . .
  • What if I were 10 years old?
  • What if I were someone else?
  • What if there were no electricity
  • What if toys could talk?
  • Whats under my bed?

Research Writing

  • All about an amazing animal
  • An amazing animal
  • I wonder why . . .
  • Something I dont understand
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble

Business Writing

  • My favorite teacher
Level: Grade 3

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Explanatory Writing

  • A bicycle Id like to have
  • A day in the desert
  • A day in the rainforest
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A place I like to visit
  • A sport Im good at
  • A trip on a monorail
  • Activities for indoor fun
  • Activities for outdoor fun
  • After-school games
  • Amazing facts I know
  • An amazing animal
  • An important person I know about
  • At the library
  • Dancing to the music
  • Foods I dont like
  • Friendly places
  • Games I play with friends
  • Games we play at recess
  • Good things in my neighborhood
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • How plants grow
  • How to make my favorite dessert
  • How to make new friends
  • I like spring because . . .
  • I like to make . . .
  • Id like to see . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Magic tricks I can do
  • Making my favorite food
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • My favorite board game
  • My favorite food
  • My favorite pet
  • My favorite season
  • My favorite teacher
  • My homework place
  • My moms/dads hobby
  • My new friend
  • My shopping list
  • Our classroom pet
  • Our clubhouse
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The weirdest house pets
  • Things that are hard to believe
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Water balloons!
  • What I know about . . .
  • What I know about an animal
  • What I know about dinosaurs
  • What I know about stars
  • What I know about the ocean
  • What I like about math
  • What I like about where I live
  • What makes me laugh?
  • What makes me special
  • What will I share?
  • Who I will be in the future
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Whos at the zoo?
  • Why I like to read
  • Why I love to sing
  • Words I think are funny

Persuasive Writing

  • Dont litter!
  • Lets help the environment by . . .
  • My favorite teacher
  • Things Id like to change
  • Things that would make my neighborhood better

Narrative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A day at the beach
  • A day in the desert
  • A funny time in my family
  • A great day with a friend
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A helpful person I have met
  • A person who means the world to me
  • A special birthday
  • A trip on a monorail
  • A walk in the woods
  • Buying something with my own money
  • Cooking dinner with Mom/Dad
  • Dancing to the music
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Going grocery shopping
  • Going to the circus
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • I rode on a . . .
  • Im happy when . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Losing my teeth
  • My adventure
  • My best birthday
  • My dream
  • My favorite family story
  • My homework place
  • My trip to . . .
  • Noisy times and quiet times
  • Our clubhouse
  • Picnic fun
  • Playing a game with Grandma/Grandpa
  • Playing with pets
  • Putting on a play
  • Something funny that happened to me
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest thing I ever saw
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The last time I cried
  • The parade
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Water balloons!
  • When everything goes wrong
  • When _ was born

Response to Literature

  • A book I just read
  • Book characters Id like to meet
  • Some of my favorite books

Creative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A dark hallway
  • A story about a holiday
  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • A walk in the woods
  • Dear George Washington
  • Donuts for dinner
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Making my favorite food
  • My dream
  • Seeing the world through the eyes of . . .
  • Something I wish would happen
  • Sometimes I wish . . .
  • What if I met a . . .
  • What if I were 10 years old?
  • What if I were someone else?
  • What if there were no electricity
  • What if toys could talk?
  • Whats under my bed?

Research Writing

  • All about an amazing animal
  • An amazing animal
  • I wonder why . . .
  • Something I dont understand
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble

Business Writing

  • My favorite teacher
Level: Grade 4

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Explanatory Writing

  • A bicycle Id like to have
  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A day in the desert
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A place I like to visit
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A sport Im good at
  • A trip in a submarine
  • A trip on a monorail
  • Activities for indoor fun
  • Activities for outdoor fun
  • Amazing facts I know
  • An amazing animal
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dancing to the music
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • Do I want to be famous?
  • Doing homework
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • How to stop hiccups
  • How we divide the chores at our house
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • Instructions for a pet sitter of my pet
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • Magic tricks I can do
  • Making my favorite food
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • My favorite board game
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • My favorite teacher
  • My homework place
  • Our classroom pet
  • Pizza is . . .
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • Staying at a friends house
  • The best house pets
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • The rules we follow
  • The weirdest house pets
  • Things I see when I take a walk
  • Things that are hard to believe
  • Things to do in the snow
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Water balloons!
  • What I like about where I live
  • What I use a computer for
  • What if I were the teacher?
  • What is important to me?
  • What its like to use a wheelchair
  • What makes me special
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Persuasive Writing

  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • Lets help the environment by . . .
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • My favorite teacher
  • My favorite teacher
  • My school really needs . . .
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • Things Id like to change
  • What is important to me?
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Narrative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A day in the desert
  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A funny time in my family
  • A great day with a friend
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A helpful person I have met
  • A person who means the world to me
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A trip on a monorail
  • A visit to a friends school
  • A walk in the woods
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Dancing to the music
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Getting my first pair of glasses
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • My best birthday
  • My best day
  • My dream
  • My favorite family story
  • My first school memories
  • My homework place
  • My most embarrassing moment
  • Putting on a play
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • Talk about being scared!
  • The best house pets
  • Things to do in the snow
  • Water balloons!
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When everything goes wrong
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Response to Literature

  • Book characters Id like to meet
  • If I wrote like the author of . . .

Creative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A dark hallway
  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A really spooky story
  • A trip in a submarine
  • A walk in the woods
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Donuts for dinner
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • Making my favorite food
  • My dream
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Something I wish would happen
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Summer games
  • Talk about being scared!
  • What if there were no electricity
  • What if we suddenly had to move?
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Research Writing

  • A trip in a submarine
  • All about an amazing animal
  • An amazing animal
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • How to stop hiccups
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • Summer games
  • What its like to use a wheelchair

Business Writing

  • My favorite teacher
Level: Grade 5

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Explanatory Writing

  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A trip in a submarine
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • Do I want to be famous?
  • Doing homework
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • How to stop hiccups
  • How we divide the chores at our house
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • Instructions for a pet sitter of my pet
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • Pizza is . . .
  • Staying at a friends house
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • The rules we follow
  • Things I see when I take a walk
  • What I use a computer for
  • What if I were the teacher?
  • What is important to me?
  • What its like to use a wheelchair
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Persuasive Writing

  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • My favorite teacher
  • My school really needs . . .
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • What is important to me?
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Narrative Writing

  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A visit to a friends school
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Getting my first pair of glasses
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • My best day
  • My first school memories
  • My most embarrassing moment
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Talk about being scared!
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Response to Literature

  • If I wrote like the author of . . .

Creative Writing

  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A really spooky story
  • A trip in a submarine
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Summer games
  • Talk about being scared!
  • What if we suddenly had to move?
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Research Writing

  • A trip in a submarine
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • How to stop hiccups
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • Summer games
  • What its like to use a wheelchair
Level: Grade 6

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Explanatory Writing

  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A school field trip
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • A typical lunch hour
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Heres what a new student needs to know
  • How I can change the way I look
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • How I would define the word . . .
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Im principal for the day. Here is my schedule.
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I could be someone else, I would be . . .
  • My bedroom from top to bottom
  • My chores
  • My favorite place
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • One thing I want to do by the time I leave 8th grade
  • Overcoming health problems
  • The wildest hairstyle I have ever seen
  • What a family member taught me
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else

Persuasive Writing

  • A big hazard on the road
  • A big problem in education is . . .
  • A cool store
  • A dedicated teacher or coach
  • Dear Senator
  • Discover nature
  • Finally, a good assembly
  • How could TV be better?
  • Lets save _ in our schools
  • My best class ever
  • My favorite neighbor
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • This really bugs me
  • Whats good about hard work?
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • Why weekends need to be longer

Narrative Writing

  • A cool store
  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A memorable bus ride
  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A school field trip
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A typical lunch hour
  • A visit to a relatives house
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • My best class ever
  • My first concert
  • My first friend
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • The most fun Ive had recently
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What a family member taught me
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else
  • When I was lost

Response to Literature

  • A great book made into a great movie
  • My favorite character from a book
  • What if a book came to life?
  • What this story means to me

Creative Writing

  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A trip to a space station
  • How _ came to be.
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • Life among the cloud people
  • Long ago and far away
  • Meeting myself in the future
  • My favorite place
  • My life as a . . .
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What if a book came to life?
  • When the dinosaurs returned

Research Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • A trip to a space station
  • All about an amazing place
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Discover nature
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Long ago and far away
  • The most fascinating things I learned
  • The tallest, the deepest, the longest, the biggest
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • When I conducted an experiment
  • When science took a big leap forward

Business Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • Dear Senator

Personal Writing

  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • What a family member taught me
Level: Grade 7

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Explanatory Writing

  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A school field trip
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • A typical lunch hour
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Heres what a new student needs to know
  • How I can change the way I look
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • How I would define the word . . .
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Im principal for the day. Here is my schedule.
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I could be someone else, I would be . . .
  • My bedroom from top to bottom
  • My chores
  • My favorite place
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • One thing I want to do by the time I leave 8th grade
  • Overcoming health problems
  • The wildest hairstyle I have ever seen
  • What a family member taught me
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else

Persuasive Writing

  • A big hazard on the road
  • A big problem in education is . . .
  • A cool store
  • A dedicated teacher or coach
  • Dear Senator
  • Discover nature
  • Finally, a good assembly
  • How could TV be better?
  • Lets save _ in our schools
  • My best class ever
  • My favorite neighbor
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • This really bugs me
  • Whats good about hard work?
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • Why weekends need to be longer

Narrative Writing

  • A cool store
  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A memorable bus ride
  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A school field trip
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A typical lunch hour
  • A visit to a relatives house
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • My best class ever
  • My first concert
  • My first friend
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • The most fun Ive had recently
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What a family member taught me
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else
  • When I was lost

Response to Literature

  • A great book made into a great movie
  • My favorite character from a book
  • What if a book came to life?
  • What this story means to me

Creative Writing

  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A trip to a space station
  • How _ came to be.
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • Life among the cloud people
  • Long ago and far away
  • Meeting myself in the future
  • My favorite place
  • My life as a . . .
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What if a book came to life?
  • When the dinosaurs returned

Research Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • A trip to a space station
  • All about an amazing place
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Discover nature
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Long ago and far away
  • The most fascinating things I learned
  • The tallest, the deepest, the longest, the biggest
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • When I conducted an experiment
  • When science took a big leap forward

Business Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • Dear Senator

Personal Writing

  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • What a family member taught me
Level: Grade 8

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Explanatory Writing

  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A school field trip
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • A typical lunch hour
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Heres what a new student needs to know
  • How I can change the way I look
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • How I would define the word . . .
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Im principal for the day. Here is my schedule.
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I could be someone else, I would be . . .
  • My bedroom from top to bottom
  • My chores
  • My favorite place
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • One thing I want to do by the time I leave 8th grade
  • Overcoming health problems
  • The wildest hairstyle I have ever seen
  • What a family member taught me
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else

Persuasive Writing

  • A big hazard on the road
  • A big problem in education is . . .
  • A cool store
  • A dedicated teacher or coach
  • Dear Senator
  • Discover nature
  • Finally, a good assembly
  • How could TV be better?
  • Lets save _ in our schools
  • My best class ever
  • My favorite neighbor
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • This really bugs me
  • Whats good about hard work?
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • Why weekends need to be longer

Narrative Writing

  • A cool store
  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A memorable bus ride
  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A school field trip
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A typical lunch hour
  • A visit to a relatives house
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • My best class ever
  • My first concert
  • My first friend
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • The most fun Ive had recently
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What a family member taught me
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else
  • When I was lost

Response to Literature

  • A great book made into a great movie
  • My favorite character from a book
  • What if a book came to life?
  • What this story means to me

Creative Writing

  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A trip to a space station
  • How _ came to be.
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • Life among the cloud people
  • Long ago and far away
  • Meeting myself in the future
  • My favorite place
  • My life as a . . .
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What if a book came to life?
  • When the dinosaurs returned

Research Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • A trip to a space station
  • All about an amazing place
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Discover nature
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Long ago and far away
  • The most fascinating things I learned
  • The tallest, the deepest, the longest, the biggest
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • When I conducted an experiment
  • When science took a big leap forward

Business Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • Dear Senator

Personal Writing

  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • What a family member taught me
Level: Grade 9

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream
Level: Grade 10

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream
Level: Grade 11

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream
Level: Grade 12

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream

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Writing Topics

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Writing Topics

Do you want to inspire your students to write great narratives, essays, and reports? Check out these grade-specific writing topics organized by mode (explanatory, creative, and so on). Or search for writing topics that relate to a theme, such as “life” or “animals” or “family.”

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  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
Level: Grade 1

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day in the rainforest
  • After-school games
  • An important person I know about
  • At the library
  • Foods I dont like
  • Friendly places
  • Games I play with friends
  • Games we play at recess
  • Good things in my neighborhood
  • How plants grow
  • How to make my favorite dessert
  • How to make new friends
  • I like spring because . . .
  • I like to make . . .
  • Id like to see . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • My favorite food
  • My favorite pet
  • My favorite season
  • My moms/dads hobby
  • My new friend
  • My shopping list
  • Our clubhouse
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • This person makes me laugh
  • What I know about . . .
  • What I know about an animal
  • What I know about dinosaurs
  • What I know about stars
  • What I know about the ocean
  • What I like about math
  • What makes me laugh?
  • What will I share?
  • Who I will be in the future
  • Whos at the zoo?
  • Why I like to read
  • Why I love to sing
  • Words I think are funny

Persuasive Writing

  • Dont litter!
  • Things that would make my neighborhood better

Narrative Writing

  • A day at the beach
  • A special birthday
  • Buying something with my own money
  • Cooking dinner with Mom/Dad
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Going grocery shopping
  • Going to the circus
  • I rode on a . . .
  • Im happy when . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Losing my teeth
  • My adventure
  • My trip to . . .
  • Noisy times and quiet times
  • Our clubhouse
  • Picnic fun
  • Playing a game with Grandma/Grandpa
  • Playing with pets
  • Something funny that happened to me
  • The biggest thing I ever saw
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The last time I cried
  • The parade
  • This person makes me laugh
  • When _ was born

Response to Literature

  • A book I just read
  • Some of my favorite books

Creative Writing

  • A story about a holiday
  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • Dear George Washington
  • Seeing the world through the eyes of . . .
  • Sometimes I wish . . .
  • What if I met a . . .
  • What if I were 10 years old?
  • What if I were someone else?
  • What if toys could talk?
  • Whats under my bed?

Research Writing

  • I wonder why . . .
  • Something I dont understand
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
Level: Grade 2

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Explanatory Writing

  • A bicycle Id like to have
  • A day in the desert
  • A day in the rainforest
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A place I like to visit
  • A sport Im good at
  • A trip on a monorail
  • Activities for indoor fun
  • Activities for outdoor fun
  • After-school games
  • Amazing facts I know
  • An amazing animal
  • An important person I know about
  • At the library
  • Dancing to the music
  • Foods I dont like
  • Friendly places
  • Games I play with friends
  • Games we play at recess
  • Good things in my neighborhood
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • How plants grow
  • How to make my favorite dessert
  • How to make new friends
  • I like spring because . . .
  • I like to make . . .
  • Id like to see . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Magic tricks I can do
  • Making my favorite food
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • My favorite board game
  • My favorite food
  • My favorite pet
  • My favorite season
  • My favorite teacher
  • My homework place
  • My moms/dads hobby
  • My new friend
  • My shopping list
  • Our classroom pet
  • Our clubhouse
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The weirdest house pets
  • Things that are hard to believe
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Water balloons!
  • What I know about . . .
  • What I know about an animal
  • What I know about dinosaurs
  • What I know about stars
  • What I know about the ocean
  • What I like about math
  • What I like about where I live
  • What makes me laugh?
  • What makes me special
  • What will I share?
  • Who I will be in the future
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Whos at the zoo?
  • Why I like to read
  • Why I love to sing
  • Words I think are funny

Persuasive Writing

  • Dont litter!
  • Lets help the environment by . . .
  • My favorite teacher
  • Things Id like to change
  • Things that would make my neighborhood better

Narrative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A day at the beach
  • A day in the desert
  • A funny time in my family
  • A great day with a friend
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A helpful person I have met
  • A person who means the world to me
  • A special birthday
  • A trip on a monorail
  • A walk in the woods
  • Buying something with my own money
  • Cooking dinner with Mom/Dad
  • Dancing to the music
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Going grocery shopping
  • Going to the circus
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • I rode on a . . .
  • Im happy when . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Losing my teeth
  • My adventure
  • My best birthday
  • My dream
  • My favorite family story
  • My homework place
  • My trip to . . .
  • Noisy times and quiet times
  • Our clubhouse
  • Picnic fun
  • Playing a game with Grandma/Grandpa
  • Playing with pets
  • Putting on a play
  • Something funny that happened to me
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest thing I ever saw
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The last time I cried
  • The parade
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Water balloons!
  • When everything goes wrong
  • When _ was born

Response to Literature

  • A book I just read
  • Book characters Id like to meet
  • Some of my favorite books

Creative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A dark hallway
  • A story about a holiday
  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • A walk in the woods
  • Dear George Washington
  • Donuts for dinner
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Making my favorite food
  • My dream
  • Seeing the world through the eyes of . . .
  • Something I wish would happen
  • Sometimes I wish . . .
  • What if I met a . . .
  • What if I were 10 years old?
  • What if I were someone else?
  • What if there were no electricity
  • What if toys could talk?
  • Whats under my bed?

Research Writing

  • All about an amazing animal
  • An amazing animal
  • I wonder why . . .
  • Something I dont understand
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble

Business Writing

  • My favorite teacher
Level: Grade 3

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Explanatory Writing

  • A bicycle Id like to have
  • A day in the desert
  • A day in the rainforest
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A place I like to visit
  • A sport Im good at
  • A trip on a monorail
  • Activities for indoor fun
  • Activities for outdoor fun
  • After-school games
  • Amazing facts I know
  • An amazing animal
  • An important person I know about
  • At the library
  • Dancing to the music
  • Foods I dont like
  • Friendly places
  • Games I play with friends
  • Games we play at recess
  • Good things in my neighborhood
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • How plants grow
  • How to make my favorite dessert
  • How to make new friends
  • I like spring because . . .
  • I like to make . . .
  • Id like to see . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Magic tricks I can do
  • Making my favorite food
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • My favorite board game
  • My favorite food
  • My favorite pet
  • My favorite season
  • My favorite teacher
  • My homework place
  • My moms/dads hobby
  • My new friend
  • My shopping list
  • Our classroom pet
  • Our clubhouse
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The weirdest house pets
  • Things that are hard to believe
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Water balloons!
  • What I know about . . .
  • What I know about an animal
  • What I know about dinosaurs
  • What I know about stars
  • What I know about the ocean
  • What I like about math
  • What I like about where I live
  • What makes me laugh?
  • What makes me special
  • What will I share?
  • Who I will be in the future
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Whos at the zoo?
  • Why I like to read
  • Why I love to sing
  • Words I think are funny

Persuasive Writing

  • Dont litter!
  • Lets help the environment by . . .
  • My favorite teacher
  • Things Id like to change
  • Things that would make my neighborhood better

Narrative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A day at the beach
  • A day in the desert
  • A funny time in my family
  • A great day with a friend
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A helpful person I have met
  • A person who means the world to me
  • A special birthday
  • A trip on a monorail
  • A walk in the woods
  • Buying something with my own money
  • Cooking dinner with Mom/Dad
  • Dancing to the music
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Going grocery shopping
  • Going to the circus
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • I rode on a . . .
  • Im happy when . . .
  • Insects, insects everywhere
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Losing my teeth
  • My adventure
  • My best birthday
  • My dream
  • My favorite family story
  • My homework place
  • My trip to . . .
  • Noisy times and quiet times
  • Our clubhouse
  • Picnic fun
  • Playing a game with Grandma/Grandpa
  • Playing with pets
  • Putting on a play
  • Something funny that happened to me
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • The best house pets
  • The biggest thing I ever saw
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • The last time I cried
  • The parade
  • Things to do in the snow
  • This person makes me laugh
  • Water balloons!
  • When everything goes wrong
  • When _ was born

Response to Literature

  • A book I just read
  • Book characters Id like to meet
  • Some of my favorite books

Creative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A dark hallway
  • A story about a holiday
  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • A walk in the woods
  • Dear George Washington
  • Donuts for dinner
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Making my favorite food
  • My dream
  • Seeing the world through the eyes of . . .
  • Something I wish would happen
  • Sometimes I wish . . .
  • What if I met a . . .
  • What if I were 10 years old?
  • What if I were someone else?
  • What if there were no electricity
  • What if toys could talk?
  • Whats under my bed?

Research Writing

  • All about an amazing animal
  • An amazing animal
  • I wonder why . . .
  • Something I dont understand
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble

Business Writing

  • My favorite teacher
Level: Grade 4

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Explanatory Writing

  • A bicycle Id like to have
  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A day in the desert
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A place I like to visit
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A sport Im good at
  • A trip in a submarine
  • A trip on a monorail
  • Activities for indoor fun
  • Activities for outdoor fun
  • Amazing facts I know
  • An amazing animal
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dancing to the music
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • Do I want to be famous?
  • Doing homework
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • How to stop hiccups
  • How we divide the chores at our house
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • Instructions for a pet sitter of my pet
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • Magic tricks I can do
  • Making my favorite food
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • My favorite board game
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • My favorite teacher
  • My homework place
  • Our classroom pet
  • Pizza is . . .
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • Staying at a friends house
  • The best house pets
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • The rules we follow
  • The weirdest house pets
  • Things I see when I take a walk
  • Things that are hard to believe
  • Things to do in the snow
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Water balloons!
  • What I like about where I live
  • What I use a computer for
  • What if I were the teacher?
  • What is important to me?
  • What its like to use a wheelchair
  • What makes me special
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Persuasive Writing

  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • Lets help the environment by . . .
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • My favorite teacher
  • My favorite teacher
  • My school really needs . . .
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • Things Id like to change
  • What is important to me?
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Narrative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A day in the desert
  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A funny time in my family
  • A great day with a friend
  • A great place to go
  • A great treehouse
  • A helpful person I have met
  • A person who means the world to me
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A trip on a monorail
  • A visit to a friends school
  • A walk in the woods
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Dancing to the music
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Getting my first pair of glasses
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Having fun at school
  • Helping out around the house
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • My best birthday
  • My best day
  • My dream
  • My favorite family story
  • My first school memories
  • My homework place
  • My most embarrassing moment
  • Putting on a play
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • Talk about being scared!
  • The best house pets
  • Things to do in the snow
  • Water balloons!
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When everything goes wrong
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Response to Literature

  • Book characters Id like to meet
  • If I wrote like the author of . . .

Creative Writing

  • A cozy spot at home
  • A dark hallway
  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A really spooky story
  • A trip in a submarine
  • A walk in the woods
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Donuts for dinner
  • Funny things my pet has done
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • Making my favorite food
  • My dream
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Something I wish would happen
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Summer games
  • Talk about being scared!
  • What if there were no electricity
  • What if we suddenly had to move?
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Research Writing

  • A trip in a submarine
  • All about an amazing animal
  • An amazing animal
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • How to stop hiccups
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • Summer games
  • What its like to use a wheelchair

Business Writing

  • My favorite teacher
Level: Grade 5

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Explanatory Writing

  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A trip in a submarine
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • Do I want to be famous?
  • Doing homework
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • How to stop hiccups
  • How we divide the chores at our house
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • Instructions for a pet sitter of my pet
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • Pizza is . . .
  • Staying at a friends house
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • The rules we follow
  • Things I see when I take a walk
  • What I use a computer for
  • What if I were the teacher?
  • What is important to me?
  • What its like to use a wheelchair
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Persuasive Writing

  • A cartoon character that I like
  • A song that means a lot to me
  • Lets help the animals by . . .
  • My favorite clothes
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • My favorite teacher
  • My school really needs . . .
  • The first day of school is the worst/best because . . .
  • What is important to me?
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest

Narrative Writing

  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A special photograph
  • A special, secret place
  • A visit to a friends school
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Getting my first pair of glasses
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • If I started my own business, Id . . .
  • My best day
  • My first school memories
  • My most embarrassing moment
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Talk about being scared!
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Response to Literature

  • If I wrote like the author of . . .

Creative Writing

  • A day in the life of my pet
  • A really spooky story
  • A trip in a submarine
  • An excellent birthday party
  • An important time in history
  • Building a fort
  • Discovering a new friend
  • Going to the dentist
  • Gone fishing!
  • Grandmas attic
  • Id like to invent a machine that . . .
  • Ill never eat another . . .
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Staying at a friends house
  • Summer games
  • Talk about being scared!
  • What if we suddenly had to move?
  • What my dreams feel like
  • When I see nature, I . . .
  • When I was upside down
  • When the big storm hit

Research Writing

  • A trip in a submarine
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • Creepy, crawly things
  • Dirt bikes and skateboards
  • How to stop hiccups
  • I dont understand why . . .
  • Looking at the globe
  • Summer games
  • What its like to use a wheelchair
Level: Grade 6

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Explanatory Writing

  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A school field trip
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • A typical lunch hour
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Heres what a new student needs to know
  • How I can change the way I look
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • How I would define the word . . .
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Im principal for the day. Here is my schedule.
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I could be someone else, I would be . . .
  • My bedroom from top to bottom
  • My chores
  • My favorite place
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • One thing I want to do by the time I leave 8th grade
  • Overcoming health problems
  • The wildest hairstyle I have ever seen
  • What a family member taught me
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else

Persuasive Writing

  • A big hazard on the road
  • A big problem in education is . . .
  • A cool store
  • A dedicated teacher or coach
  • Dear Senator
  • Discover nature
  • Finally, a good assembly
  • How could TV be better?
  • Lets save _ in our schools
  • My best class ever
  • My favorite neighbor
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • This really bugs me
  • Whats good about hard work?
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • Why weekends need to be longer

Narrative Writing

  • A cool store
  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A memorable bus ride
  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A school field trip
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A typical lunch hour
  • A visit to a relatives house
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • My best class ever
  • My first concert
  • My first friend
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • The most fun Ive had recently
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What a family member taught me
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else
  • When I was lost

Response to Literature

  • A great book made into a great movie
  • My favorite character from a book
  • What if a book came to life?
  • What this story means to me

Creative Writing

  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A trip to a space station
  • How _ came to be.
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • Life among the cloud people
  • Long ago and far away
  • Meeting myself in the future
  • My favorite place
  • My life as a . . .
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What if a book came to life?
  • When the dinosaurs returned

Research Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • A trip to a space station
  • All about an amazing place
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Discover nature
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Long ago and far away
  • The most fascinating things I learned
  • The tallest, the deepest, the longest, the biggest
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • When I conducted an experiment
  • When science took a big leap forward

Business Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • Dear Senator

Personal Writing

  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • What a family member taught me
Level: Grade 7

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Explanatory Writing

  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A school field trip
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • A typical lunch hour
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Heres what a new student needs to know
  • How I can change the way I look
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • How I would define the word . . .
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Im principal for the day. Here is my schedule.
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I could be someone else, I would be . . .
  • My bedroom from top to bottom
  • My chores
  • My favorite place
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • One thing I want to do by the time I leave 8th grade
  • Overcoming health problems
  • The wildest hairstyle I have ever seen
  • What a family member taught me
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else

Persuasive Writing

  • A big hazard on the road
  • A big problem in education is . . .
  • A cool store
  • A dedicated teacher or coach
  • Dear Senator
  • Discover nature
  • Finally, a good assembly
  • How could TV be better?
  • Lets save _ in our schools
  • My best class ever
  • My favorite neighbor
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • This really bugs me
  • Whats good about hard work?
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • Why weekends need to be longer

Narrative Writing

  • A cool store
  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A memorable bus ride
  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A school field trip
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A typical lunch hour
  • A visit to a relatives house
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • My best class ever
  • My first concert
  • My first friend
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • The most fun Ive had recently
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What a family member taught me
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else
  • When I was lost

Response to Literature

  • A great book made into a great movie
  • My favorite character from a book
  • What if a book came to life?
  • What this story means to me

Creative Writing

  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A trip to a space station
  • How _ came to be.
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • Life among the cloud people
  • Long ago and far away
  • Meeting myself in the future
  • My favorite place
  • My life as a . . .
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What if a book came to life?
  • When the dinosaurs returned

Research Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • A trip to a space station
  • All about an amazing place
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Discover nature
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Long ago and far away
  • The most fascinating things I learned
  • The tallest, the deepest, the longest, the biggest
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • When I conducted an experiment
  • When science took a big leap forward

Business Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • Dear Senator

Personal Writing

  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • What a family member taught me
Level: Grade 8

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Explanatory Writing

  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A school field trip
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • A typical lunch hour
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Heres what a new student needs to know
  • How I can change the way I look
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • How I would define the word . . .
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Im principal for the day. Here is my schedule.
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I could be someone else, I would be . . .
  • My bedroom from top to bottom
  • My chores
  • My favorite place
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • One thing I want to do by the time I leave 8th grade
  • Overcoming health problems
  • The wildest hairstyle I have ever seen
  • What a family member taught me
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else

Persuasive Writing

  • A big hazard on the road
  • A big problem in education is . . .
  • A cool store
  • A dedicated teacher or coach
  • Dear Senator
  • Discover nature
  • Finally, a good assembly
  • How could TV be better?
  • Lets save _ in our schools
  • My best class ever
  • My favorite neighbor
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • This really bugs me
  • Whats good about hard work?
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • Why weekends need to be longer

Narrative Writing

  • A cool store
  • A game that meant a lot to my childhood
  • A memorable bus ride
  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A school field trip
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A toy Ive held onto all these years
  • A typical lunch hour
  • A visit to a relatives house
  • Ive done something that no one else has done
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • My best class ever
  • My first concert
  • My first friend
  • My idea of a fun weekend
  • My life as a . . .
  • My participation in an activity outside of school
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • The most fun Ive had recently
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What a family member taught me
  • What I broke or lost that belongs to someone else
  • When I was lost

Response to Literature

  • A great book made into a great movie
  • My favorite character from a book
  • What if a book came to life?
  • What this story means to me

Creative Writing

  • A narrow escape from trouble
  • A time that was just not fair
  • A trip to a space station
  • How _ came to be.
  • If I lived back in history
  • If only I would have listened!
  • Life among the cloud people
  • Long ago and far away
  • Meeting myself in the future
  • My favorite place
  • My life as a . . .
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • We couldnt stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • What if a book came to life?
  • When the dinosaurs returned

Research Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • A trip to a space station
  • All about an amazing place
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • Discover nature
  • I would have liked to have lived during this time.
  • Long ago and far away
  • The most fascinating things I learned
  • The tallest, the deepest, the longest, the biggest
  • Traveling west in a wagon train
  • What a house of the future might look like
  • When I conducted an experiment
  • When science took a big leap forward

Business Writing

  • A job Id really like to have
  • Dear Senator

Personal Writing

  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • What a family member taught me
Level: Grade 9

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream
Level: Grade 10

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream
Level: Grade 11

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream
Level: Grade 12

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Explanatory Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A project I am working on
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How I express myself artistically
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • I admit it: I enjoy professional wrestling.
  • I take some things too seriously
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Is this love?
  • Morning madness
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The next wave of social media
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • We all make mistakes
  • What animals can teach people
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • What its like where I work
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Persuasive Writing

  • "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."
  • A change that would improve school life
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Greed
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • Its a rule, so its right . . . right?
  • Lets hear it for my favorite senior citizen
  • Lets push alternate forms of energy
  • Morning madness
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Putting my foot in my mouth
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • The government should . . .
  • What if school sports were dropped?
  • What most drives me crazy is . . .
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • Why I deserve the job
  • _ is like a boomerang

Narrative Writing

  • A day I will always remember
  • A friend who moved away
  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • A meaningful gift Ive given or received
  • A personal habit Id like to change
  • A time when I got in trouble
  • A typical evening at home
  • A visit with the doctor or dentist
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Coping with brothers and sisters
  • Hanging out
  • How I express myself artistically
  • I couldnt believe that Mom/Dad volunteered me for that job
  • I take some things too seriously
  • Is this love?
  • Looking at pictures of family and friends
  • Morning madness
  • My brother or sister made me so mad
  • My craziest experience in a restaurant or shopping mall
  • My first crush
  • My first encounter with a bully
  • My muscles were so sore after . . .
  • My worst vacation
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The hardest thing I have ever done
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • The toys Ill never give up
  • We all make mistakes
  • What do I do to break routine?
  • What do I worry about?
  • What I regret most
  • What its like where I work
  • When I did something amazing
  • When I faced my fears
  • When I learned something difficult
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Who knows me best?
  • Why are some people so cruel?

Response to Literature

  • A remarkable artist
  • An all-new album from an important artist
  • An amazing work of art
  • Meet the characters of . . .
  • The music that moves me most
  • The theme of my favorite story is . . .

Creative Writing

  • A funny thing happened when . . .
  • Alone on a desert island
  • An unforgettable dream
  • Greed
  • If I were a superhero, Id be . . .
  • Is this love?
  • My dream car
  • My first crush
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • What different colors mean to me
  • What I regret most
  • _ is like a boomerang

Research Writing

  • A great scientific breakthrough
  • A person who changed history
  • A remarkable artist
  • An invention that transformed the world
  • Causes of a huge change in the world
  • How a vehicle works
  • How do people cope with constant pain?
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • My dream car
  • My Web site
  • Overcoming health problems
  • Self-esteem
  • The environment: problem and solution
  • The government should . . .
  • The next wave of social media
  • Tools I will need in my intended profession
  • What animals can teach people
  • What do Americans do well?
  • What invention would I like to see in my lifetime?
  • When I traveled to . . .
  • Why are crime dramas so popular?

Business Writing

  • A change that would improve school life
  • A project I am working on
  • Why I deserve the job

Personal Writing

  • An unforgettable dream

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