By Teachers, For Teachers
6-8: A Lesson in Losing
Of the 64 teams in the tournament, all the teams will lose a game except the tournament champion. Do you learn more from winning or losing? Why?
Use this Video Writing Prompt to challenge your students to think and write about the importance of an education; the exercise will sharpen both their writing and critical thinking skills.
3-5: Teaching Tenses
1. Put three columns on your paper and label them "past," "present" and "future."
2. Write 5 action verbs that you "do" during the holidays. ...
After viewing the clip with your students, ask them to complete the following writing exercises, which are designed to enhance both their writing and critical thinking skills.
K-5: Exploding with National Pride
Fireworks can have different shapes and ways of exploding. Design your own firework to represent America on the 4th of July. Draw it on a piece of paper, give it a name and write...
This video writing prompt helps students think about higher education and explore literary techniques used in writing and filmmaking.
The new film Tiger Eyes provides weighty subject matter for this Video Writing Prompt and is designed to enhance students' writing and critical thinking skills.
This Video Writing Prompt provides students with some background information on Brown v. Board of Education. After viewing the video, have students complete the following exercises, designed to improve their critical thinking skills.
This Video Writing Prompt briefly introduces students to the wonders of neuroscience. After viewing the video, have students complete the following exercises, designed to challenge both the left and right brain.
The animated film Epic inspires today's Video Writing Prompt. After viewing the trailer, have students complete the exercises, designed to improve their writing and critical thinking skills.