Writing Prompts

What is...
  • What is something you dislike about yourself?
  • What is something you do well?
  • What is your favorite room in your home and why?
  • What is a good neighbor?
  • What is the worst thing parents can do to their children?
  • What is your favorite time of day?
  • What is your idea of a dull evening?
  • What is the best way to treat meddlesome people?
  • What is something you are optimistic about?
  • What is something you are pessimistic about?
  • What is your most indispensable possession and why?
  • What is the meaning of "He laughs best who laughs last"?
  • What is your favorite song and why?
  • What is the best birthday present you ever received?
  • What is the best birthday present you could receive?
  • What is something that makes you feel sad?
  • What is your favorite book and why?
  • What is something that really bugs you?
  • What is something that really makes you angry?
  • What is the best advice you ever received?
  • What is your favorite holiday? What makes this holiday special?
  • What is your favorite day of the week?
  • What is your favorite month? Why?
  • What is the best kind of animal and why?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prompts

What If...
  • What would happen if children ruled the world?
  • What would happen if there were no cars, buses, trains, boats, or planes? How would this change your life?
  • What if everyone lived under water? Where would people live? What games would children play? What would school be like?
  • What would happen if you found gold in your backyard?
  • What would you do if a bully bothered you on your way home?
  • What would happen if you could fly whenever you wanted? When would you use this ability?
  • What would happen if there were no television? Why would this be good? bad?
  • What would happen if everyone lived in space? What type of houses would they live in? What type of clothing would they wear? What type of food would they eat? How would they travel?
  • What if cows gave root beer instead of milk?
  • What if all the streets were rivers? What would be different?
  • What would happen if people never co-operated? Why do you think it is important to co-operate?
  • What would happen if it really did rain cats and dogs?
  • What would happen if animals could talk? What are some of the questions you would like to ask animals?
  • What would happen if everyone wore the same clothes?
  • What would happen if someone broke into your home and you were all alone?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prompts

What Would you do if....
  • What would you do if you woke up in another country and no one could understand you?
  • What would you do if you ordered an ice cream cone and you forgot to bring money?
  • What would you do if someone got in front of you when you were in line at the movies?
  • What would you do if your jelly sandwich fell upside down on the floor?
  • What would you do if only one hot dog is left and neither you nor your friend have had one?
  • What would you do if two of your best friends went to the movies without inviting you?
  • What would you do if the surprise party was for you but you weren't surprised?
  • What would you do if you got a present you didn't like?
  • What would you do if you had four math problems marked wrong that were right?
  • What would you do if you found in the street?
  • What would you do if you found a magic wand?
  • What would you do if you wanted to be friends with someone who spoke no English?
  • What would you say if someone told you it was all right to steal from a large department store?
  • What would you do if you saw a friend cheating--report it, confront the friend, nothing--and why?
  • If you could have been someone in history, who would you have been?
  • If you could only take 3 people with you on a trip around the world, who would you take and why?
  • If you could give any gift in the world, what would you give and to whom?
  • What would you do if a friend started smoking?
What do you think...
  • What do you think of 3D movies?
  • What do you think someone your age can do to help reduce the amount of pollution in our environment?
  • What do you think the world needs now?
  • What do you think your friends say to each other when you're not around?
  • What do you think about the amount of violence on TV?
  • What do you think about people polluting the environment?
  • What do you think about having set rules for people to follow?
  • What do you think about people who are inconsiderate of others?
  • What do you think should be done to keep people who are under the influence of alcohol off the road?
  • What do you think the world will be like when you are a grown up?
  • What do you think about ghosts?
  • What do you think of someone who has bad manners?
  • What do you think about people who take advantage of others?
  • What do you think about when you can't fall asleep?
  • What do you think courage means?
  • What do you think makes a good friend?
  • What do you think makes a happy family?
  • What pollutants do you think do the most damage and why?
  • What things do you think are beautiful?
  • What effects does watching violence have on people?
  • What makes you laugh?
  • What would you invent to make life better?