Did you ever turn someone in or tell on someone and feel bad about it later?
How do you feel about people that visit and watch you?
Write about two things that your family has taught you. Write about some of the things that you worry about.
How do you know someone loves you, even if he or she doesn't say it? Name one thing you like about yourself and why you like it.
You are to tell a person from a distant planet or from another era what pollution is. Begin a list of questions that you'd like to have answered. Or write about one thing you don't like about yourself.
What do you consider your greatest accomplishment to date and why? Write one characteristic or habit about yourself that you like and describe it. What type of student would you like to teach and why? Name and describe a teacher who made a difference in your life. Describe the one thing that gives you the most comfort. If you could be a character in any book, TV show, or movie, who would you be and why? If you had to work in any store at your favorite mall, which store would it be and why? Describe the most difficult thing about being your age. Describe how it feels to be cold and firm and full of beautiful crystals but only to melt and lose your shape. You go to the store with your parents and baby brother. What if the use of robots in school becomes a workable reality? What would you pack in your suitcase if you could not go home again? If you could go somewhere where you've never gone before, where would you go and why? What's, if anything, would you be willing to fight or even die for? If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be? Describe someone who is a hero to you and explain why. Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one. Imagine yourself in a different century and describe an average day in your life. Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why? Convince someone why music or art or computers are important in your life. Make that person understand what causes it and why it is bad. If you could do something that you never have done before, what would it be? Convince him you would be the perfect specimen for him to take. If you could change one law, what law would it be and how would you change it? If you could only speak twenty words for the rest of your life, what words would head your list and why? It started out as an unusual Monday morning, when I... As I approached the deserted house at the end of the road, I saw... Do you think girls are raised differently from boys?