100 Free Writing Prompts for Your Students

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Are you running short of writing prompts? Here is a great iPad app called Things to Think About which has all kinds of writing prompts your students might need.

Things to Think About provides 100 prompts to spark thinking for written responses and encourage conversations about ideas and issues for kids. Created by students and teachers in Michigan, it can be used in classrooms or with families by allowing children to explore the prompts and by using them to guide a discussion or lesson.

Some of the features of Things to Think About include:
  • 12 categories of questions including Friends, Family, School, Fun and Feelings.
  • Challenges kids to dream about the future, think through “what would you do..” scenarios and make decisions about interesting topics. 
  • Voice narration of prompts and original illustrations by local elementary students
  • Coding and graphics by Jackson Area Career Center students