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June 2021 Writing Prompts

  1. Write a bucket list of at least 10 things you want to do this summer.
  2. Describe the perfect summer vacation from the perspective of a perfectionistic, driven, business person.
  3. Write about a flower opening up.
  4. Write a poem about a warm summer day.
  5. It’s National Fishing Week! Create: A. An ad for a local paper encouraging people to go fish. B. A newspaper article about someone catching a big fish OR C. A newspaper article protesting fish being caught.
  6. Write a story of a fish being caught, from the perspective of the fish.
  7. Create a list of 25 must-read books for the summer. Write a review for at least five of them.
  8. Describe the last day of school from several different perspectives; teacher, principal, student, custodian, cafeteria worker, and parent.
  9. Create a list of fun things to do on a hot summer day.
  10. Describe the color of the sun without using yellow or orange.
  11. Write an acrostic poem with the word summer.
  12. Create a new flavor of ice cream and write the recipe on how to make it.
  13. Tell the story of a family taking a camping trip. Where do they go? What happens along the way?
  14. Make a list of questions, at least 15, that you could ask someone to interview them about a trip they took.
  15. Write a poem about your favorite part of summer.
  16. Create a scene for a story about a group of young people out stargazing at night.
  17. Describe the perfect summer night.
  18. Tell the tale of a prince or princess who live in an enchanted castle with a pond nearby. A mysterious creature lives in the pond. What is it?
  19. Create a diary entry for a student stuck at a summer camp they don’t want to be at.
  20. Write a letter from an old man to his father. What does he say? What memories does he share?
  21. Create a diary entry for a student excited about the summer camp they are at.
  22. Write about a dog who decides to try out for Major League baseball. Why is the dog trying out? What happens?
  23. Write a poem about Major League baseball.
  24. Describe the best way to make a kite.
  25. Write a story about someone flying a kite on a windy day, but something happens to the kite mid-air. It does not get stuck in a tree or power line. What happens?
  26. Describe the perfect summer day.
  27. Write a poem about going to the beach.
  28. Create a list of birds you might see at the nearest beach to you.
  29. Describe the color of good swimming water in a lake or ocean, without using the words clear or blue.
  30. Create a list of phrases, such as “Dog days of summer,” to describe the different types of weather in summertime.

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