Describe someone who is a hero to you and explain why. Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one. Imagine yourself in a different century and describe an average day in your life. Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why? Convince someone why music or art or computers are important in your life.
Write about two things that your family has taught you. Write about some of the things that you worry about.
How do you know someone loves you, even if he or she doesn't say it? Name one thing you like about yourself and why you like it.
You take your eyes off your brother for just a minute and you can't find him.
Write about the funniest thing that ever happened to you. If you had to escort a visitor from outer space for a 30-minute tour of your community, where would you begin and end? Be a grape that becomes a raisin: describe how it feels to shrink, to shrivel, to become dry and wrinkled. Your parents go into a store and tell you to watch your brother.
Write about the worst fight you ever had with a friend. If you had only one month to live, what would you do?
More...spire - In Old English, it meant "stalk" or "stem." More...stalk - In a car, the flexible arm holding the mounting by which a seatbelt is secured.
Write about moving to another city or neighborhood. Describe an outdoor game you used to play in the summer time.
Write about mowing the lawn, burning leaves, or weeding the garden.
If you could study one subject in school that wasn't offered, what would it be and why? If you had a chance to live anywhere you could, where would it be and why? Write about the pros/cons of year-round school or a four-day school week.
Who should be paid more, professional athletes or teachers?