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Daily Writing Prompts

THE DAILY TOPIC: On Sundays, members of this group will receive an e-mail with six random writing prompts from the collection I keep at my website. Students can choose to use these ideas as writing topics of the week!

Website: http://corbettharrison.com/writers_notebooks.html#topics
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March 17, 2013...This week's writing prompts!

Happy St. Patrick's Day...I had a great afternoon playing Balderdash with my family at my Mom's house.  Hope your day was great too.______________________________ Here come this week's prompts.  You can always find different ones at my website…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Mar 17, 2013.

March 10, 2013...This week's writing prompts!

A quiet weekend...Finished creating our Sacred Writing Time slides through June 15.  Just need to edit them, and the project is finished.  Always nice…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Mar 10, 2013.

February 24, 2013...This week's writing prompts

Had a fun week of grading projects...not!  Actually, my students did a great job creating "metaphorical maps" (inspired by Bill Joel's "River of Dreams" song) for characters from The Jungle and Flowers for Algernon.  For the most part, my students…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Feb 24, 2013.

February 17, 2013...This week's writing prompts!

Presidents' Day Weekend!  In fourth grade, I remember writing a terribly plagiarized report on Thomas Jefferson; the plagiarizing was unintentional, and Jeffersonian philosophies were a bit above my fourth grade ability to comprehend, but he's still…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Feb 17, 2013.

February 10, 2013...This week's writing prompts!

Tucker's first puppy shots today!  We have the sweetest vet in the world, but he glared at her after she gave him that shot.  It's amazing…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Feb 9, 2013.

February 3, 2013...This week's writing prompts

Tucker (the puppy) is improving as a sleeper at night, but wow, we need him to lose those razor-sharp puppy teeth he still uses.  I can see…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Feb 3, 2013.

January 26, 2013...This week's writing prompts

Amazing how tiring it is to be the full-time owner of a young puppy.  Our new addition--Tucker--has no idea how to sleep through an entire…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jan 26, 2013.

January 13, 2013...This week's writing prompts

I celebrated my forty-fifth birthday yesterday by finally taking down the Christmas tree and puppy-proofing our house.  Yes, we picked out a…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jan 13, 2013.

January 6, 2013...This week's writing prompts!

Posted a day late last week, so I'll balance the universe back by posting a day early this week.  Actually, we're going on a road trip…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Jan 5, 2013.

December 30, 2012...Let the 2013 prompts begin!

Here come the final prompts from 2012...just in time for 2013.  Happy New Year to you all!  How long do you think it'll take you to start writing 2013 on forms you sign without having to think about it?______________________________Here come this…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Dec 31, 2012.


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