Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Writing Prompts for Inspiration

"It is by sitting down to write every morning that one becomes a writer."
Gerald Brenan

Writing prompts are a great way to get students writing on a variety of topics on a daily basis. This website was created by a teacher to share writing prompts and inspirations that he has come across over the past few years. There are about 200 hundred writing prompts if you go all the way back to the beginning. These prompts would work for a variety of grades and could easily be adapted to a variety of situations. 
Click here to preview the author's top 35 writing prompts.

Here are a few that I enjoy:

Maybe consider using a video instead. Here is one that could inspire some writing:


  1. Thanks for posting my stuff, but you should really check out this link: http://blog.mrmeyer.com/?p=9672

  2. You're welcome! There are a number of though-provoking and inspirational prompts that you've posted.

    I have read that article, and may take down my link, but originally I was just happy to be a part of that list. Something to think about for sure.