Writing Prompts/Journal Topics
- Do you think there is too much fighting on t.v. Why or why not?
- Do you think it is necessary to have alcohol at a party in order to have a good time?
- Does it bother you to be around someone who has bad manners?
- Should there be a dress code in places such as school, restaurants, and places of business? Why or why not?
- Should animals be used for medical research?
- Should the Canadian Government financially support Olympic teams?
- Should people be prohibited from smoking in certain places?
- Families are important because...
- Would you like to be famous? Why or why not? What would you like to be famous for?
- Who or what has had a strong influence in your life?
- Where would you prefer to be right now--mountains, desert, beach--and why?
- Should you have to do chores around the house? Why or why not?
- Should you be required to wear a bike helmet? Why or why not?
- Should skateboards be allowed on sidewalks?
- Where do you think we should go on our class fieldtrip this year? Why?
- Should you have to take tests in school?
- Should cellphones be allowed in school?
- Can television (or videogames) influence your behaviour? How?
- Should schools be year-round?
- Should junk food be banned from schools?
- Should students be required to learn a second language?