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This Video Writing Prompt helps students explore the history of women's rights in the United States, and challenges them to better understand historical texts.
This Exclusive Video Writing Prompt helps students explore some prematurely conceived notions about people in certain professions as well as false impressions they may have about their peers. It also allows them to convey how they themselves may...
Use this trailer to get your students thinking and writing about how we treat people who are different, and how our differences can be valuable.
3-5: Family Expectations
Like Merida, people of all ages face family expectations for who they are and how they should behave. Do you remember a time that your family expected you to do something or behave in a way you...
Use this example of a Super Bowl advertisement to get your students thinking and writing about how to analyze advertising, and what makes ads effective.
6-8: Create Your Own Legend
Legend has it that groundhogs can predict whether we’ll have a long winter or an early spring. The tradition is based on the animal’s instincts and reaction to nature.
Use this exciting trailer for Oz: The Great and Powerful to get your students thinking and writing about the power of appearances and the difference between goodness and greatness.
Use this all-audiences Monsters, Inc. trailer to get your students thinking and writing about appearances as contrasted with reality and the use of irony in fiction.
This Exclusive Video Writing Prompt invites students to imagine what the world might be like in the future, as robots become more advanced. It also encourages them to be creative in thinking of new ways robots could improve our lives.
K-2: From Naughty to Nice
It's not too late to make sure you're nice count is higher than your naughty count. Write down 3 naughty, or not-so-nice, things you've done this year. For each naughty thing you did,...