100 Writing Prompts for High School

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Walch Publishing, 2004 - Education - 101 pages
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Get writers off to a running start, and there's no telling how far they can go! Includes high-interest topics relevant to high school students. Encourages fully developed, thoughtful writing from first word to last and provides 100 writing starters that spark creativity and foster critical-thinking skills.
 

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Contents

The Life of an Artist
1
Does Art Have Value?
2
The Art of Nature
3
The Art of Living
4
Accident
5
Big Wheels
6
The Person at the Wheel
7
Are Ceremonies Necessary?
8
A Face
52
Clothes Make the Man Cor Woman
53
A Morning It Didnt Pay to Get Out of
54
A Short Life
55
A Hero
56
Whats a Flag?
57
Commencement Address
58
Yes or
59

Are Ceremonies a Crutch?
9
A Family Ceremony
10
A Day in the City
11
A City of the Future
12
A Special Place in the Country
13
Night in the City
14
The Most Important Lesson
15
Dropping
16
Revolution in English
17
Safety in School
18
Condoms in School
19
Food Food Wonderful Food
20
Another Kind of Food
21
Health Food
22
Advice for Mother or Father
23
Changes
24
My Favorite TV Family
25
Unwed Mothers
26
Death Penalty
27
A Glass Dictionary
28
My Society
29
Gun Control
30
Drunk Driving
31
My Hobby
32
WinterSummer Recreation
33
Spending Money
34
Is Life Just a Game?
35
A WorkFree Birthday?
36
New Years Eve and Nothing to
37
More Holidays
38
A Character Ill Remember
39
Banning Books
40
Rereading a Book
41
Is Literature Life?
42
Defending Rap and HipHop
43
Music of Sounds
44
Life Without Music
45
Universal Language?
46
Writing a Script
47
A Miserable Time at the Movies
48
If I Were a Movie Star
49
Smile These Are the Best Years of Your Life
50
A New Rule
51
Simplify Simplify
60
Free Speech
61
Madam President
62
Abortion
63
Stranded
64
The Obstacle
65
A Deadly Fear
66
The Biggest Problem of Our Time
67
A Problem at School
68
Lottery
69
Unlimited Powers
70
Am Grimaldi
71
Dinnertime Conversation
72
The Day It Rained Colors
73
Saying Goodbye
74
Partying
75
Fictional But Real
76
A Perfect Relationship
77
The Clothes Id Like to Wear But Dont Dare
78
SelfExpression in My House
79
Talking Back
80
Playing the Game
81
A Game That Taught Me a Lesson
82
No More Sports
83
Players
84
ChildFree
85
Fear of the Future
86
A New Human Being?
87
Past Perfect or Past Forgotten?
88
A TV Show of My
89
Things Ive Learned from
90
A New TV Commercial
91
Is TV Responsible for the Rise in Violence?
92
The Day TV Died
93
A LongDistance Voyage
94
Getting There Is All the
95
Travel Is So Broadening
96
Working for Others or Myself?
97
Like Work
98
Love Plus Work
99
Success for
100
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About the author (2004)

August Franza is a prolific novelist, poet, playwright and world traveler. He lives on the south shore of Long Island with his wife, Amy; they winter on Hutchinson Island, Florida. Gus is the author of The Murder of Hitler as well as numerous other novels, plays and books of poetry. His literary archives are held by the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he earned a Ph.D. in English in 1981.

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