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Expository Writing Assignment: Your Hometown Travel Guide


Here’s an expository writing assignment with all kinds of creative possibilities.

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Writing Prompt: Parent or Student of the Year


Write a letter nominating one of your parents (or both) for a prestigious Parent of the Year award. Or, if …

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Writing Prompt: An Extended Analogy


An analogy is a way of showing how two apparently unlike things are actually similar. One of the most famous analogies in modern movies was spoken by Forrest Gump: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.” Your job in this assignment is to explain something by using an extended analogy.

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Persuasive Writing Prompt: The Best Unusual Pet


This is an assignment we give in Middle School as an introduction to persuasive writing. Most kids like the twist …

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