"September Journal Writing Prompts - DOC"
Name __________________________________________ Period _________________ February Journal Writing Prompts Due Date: Fri., Feb. 28, 2008 Each night, Monday through Thursday, for the month of January, write for at least 15 minutes about one of the writing prompts in the boxes below. Write your Name, Date, Period and Assignment Box Number in the upper left corner on binder paper for each journal entry. This month’s goal: 12 assignments for 300 points. A B C D E If you could go to Describe your The next book in Will you go to see Who was your Narnia, how do favorite part of the the Chronicles of the sequel to The favorite character you think you movie The Lion, Narnia is Prince Lion, The Witch in The Lion, The would get there? The Witch, and Caspian. If you and the Witch and The 1 Who would you The Wardrobe. have not read this Wardrobe, coming Wardrobe? talk to when you book, would you out in May? Support your arrived? rather read it or Support your choice with 3 watch the new reasons. examples or movie? Why? reasons. You just moved to You just opened a Your boss just The used car you You see a your own checking account told you that you bought after you computer on sale apartment. at a local bank. need to work saved your and you have Describe how you What will you do overtime for the paycheck for a enough money to 2 would decorate it, next? next 3 days. How year just died. buy it because and where it is will you respond? What will you do you have been located. now? Describe saving up to go on your choices. vacation. What will you do? Describe your Describe your What are three What one thing do strengths in your hardest class. things you can do you need to favorite class. What makes it to make this change to make Does having skills difficult? What Free Choice quarter a great you a better 3 and abilities make would you change Writing Topic one when report student. List this class easy for so it would be card time rolls three reasons you you? easier for you? around? would like to or need to change. Do you think What does If Meeker Does your family A secret admirer Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day sponsored a have a special just sent you a should be mean to you? Valentine’s Day way of celebrating mysterious celebrated at Write at least 2 Celebration, what Valentine’s Day? valentine. Will 4 Meeker Middle paragraphs. Be kind of activities Describe what you try to figure School? Why or sure to indent! should students you do, or what out who it is from? why not? Support be allowed to you wish your Why or why not? your answer. participate in? family might do. What does your Is there one When you need Do you have a Write a letter to family depend person in your someone to listen, personal motto? your teacher upon you to do? family that needs a who do you talk What do you tell explaining why Describe your word of to? What makes yourself when you don’t have all 5 regular chores and encouragement that person a times get tough? your homework how well you right now? What good listener? If you don’t have a finished. Be sure perform them. would you tell motto, what would to use proper them to cheer be a good one, capitalization and them up? and why? punctuation. Helpful Hints: Use this calendar to help you decide when you need to do your homework. Remember, homework is only assigned on school nights when you have school the next day. This month you need to complete: 12 responses by Friday, Feb. 28, 2008 Each assignment is worth 25 points, for a total of 12x25 or 300 points. Plan ahead and you can have extra credit by writing more than 12 responses! Save at least one easy prompt for the last week of writing. Start with more challenging prompts so the month gets easier, instead of harder. Good luck & happy writing! Mrs. Payton January 2008 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1 NO HOMEWORK! 4 5 6 7 8 Homework Homework Homework Homework NO HOMEWORK! assigned assigned assigned assigned 11 12 13 14 15 Homework Homework Homework Homework NO HOMEWORK! assigned assigned assigned assigned 18 19 20 21 22 NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL 25 26 27 28 29 Homework Homework Homework Homework ALL assigned assigned assigned assigned RESPONSES DUE!