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Grade 2

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Write Away or Write Source 2

  • A trip on a rocket ship
  • At the library
  • Dear George Washington,
  • The biggest bubble-gum bubble
  • Why I love to sing
  • Playing a game with Grandma
  • A day in the rain forest
  • Cooking dinner with Dad
  • My mom’s hobby
  • I like spring because . . .
  • A day at the beach
  • Losing my teeth
  • Why I like to read
  • Playing with pets
  • Eating lunch with my friends
  • Going to the circus
  • Our clubhouse
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • The last time I cried
  • Buying something with my own money
  • The funniest zoo animal
  • This person makes me laugh.
  • Going grocery shopping
  • An animal I know a lot about
  • How to make my favorite dessert
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Grade 3

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Write on Track or Write Source 3

  • A trip on a monorail
  • Water balloons!
  • A bicycle I’d like to have
  • Helping out around the house
  • My favorite baby-sitter
  • Swimming at the pool or lake
  • Unusual fruits and vegetables
  • Things to do in the snow
  • Dancing to music
  • A day in the desert
  • Something I wish would happen
  • What if there were no electricity?
  • Some things I like about the museum
  • My favorite board game
  • If I could fly
  • What makes me special
  • A walk in the woods
  • Who is beautiful?
  • Putting on a play
  • Our classroom pet
  • A dark hallway
  • Donuts for dinner
  • My dream
  • A great treehouse
  • My homework place
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Grades 4-5

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Writers Express, All Write, Write Source 4, or Write Source 5

  • Building a fort
  • Going to the dentist
  • What it’s like to use a wheelchair
  • Looking at a globe
  • An excellent birthday party
  • Gone fishing!
  • Rings on her fingers
  • Pizza is . . .
  • Why my mom and dad are the greatest
  • Getting my first pair of glasses
  • Summer games
  • What I use a computer for
  • My favorite form of exercise
  • How to stop hiccups
  • A trip in a submarine
  • A special photograph
  • Creatures that live in the ocean
  • A cartoon character I like
  • Things I see when I take a walk
  • Why I like/dislike playing team sports
  • Discovering a new friend
  • How we divide the chores at my house
  • Grandma’s attic
  • I’d like to invent a machine that . . .
  • My favorite clothes
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Grades 6-8

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Write Source 6, Write Source 7, Write Source 8, Write Source 2000, or All Write

  • A toy I’ve held onto all these years
  • A trip to a space station
  • The wildest hairstyle I’ve ever seen
  • What’s good about hard work?
  • A cool store
  • Why parents should be honest with their kids
  • Dear Senator:
  • Why school fund-raisers are important
  • My favorite singer(s)
  • Rights that kids in my grade should have
  • What a house of the future will look like
  • My participation in an outside-of-school activity
  • How I picture myself four years from now
  • Can farmers grow enough food for everyone?
  • The worst food I ever ate
  • Summer in a cabin by a lake
  • How I can change the way I look
  • We couldn’t stop laughing!
  • We got caught!
  • A toy, stuffed animal, or game that once meant a lot to me
  • Why I deserve a larger allowance
  • The book that got me hooked on reading
  • This really bugs me.
  • One thing I want to do by the time I finish 8th grade
  • I would like to have lived during this time in history.
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Grades 9-12

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  • The next wave of personal communication
  • Greed
  • Alone on a desert island
  • Let’s push alternative sources of energy.
  • ______ is like a boomerang.
  • How it would feel to walk in space
  • ItÂ’s a rule, so it’s right . . . right?
  • What invention would you like to see in your lifetime?
  • Why appearance is not so important
  • How I express myself artistically
  • Is pollution a necessary evil?
  • What different colors mean to me
  • Why are soap operas so popular?
  • I take some things too seriously.
  • How do people who are in constant pain cope?
  • Is this love?
  • Foods I love, foods I hate
  • Tools I’ll need in my intended profession
  • Why are some people so cruel?
  • What animals can teach humans
  • Self-esteem
  • Sometimes, adults seem . . .
  • My dream car
  • The idea hit me like a tornado.
  • My Web site
  • If I were a superhero, I’d be . . .
  • Something this school really needs is . . .
  • What do I do to break routine?
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