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Secondary – August 19

Pioneering television inventor Philo T. Farnsworth was born on this date in 1906. Decide whether you think TV should have been invented, and then explain why you’re wrong.

Secondary – June 14

In the USA, today is Flag Day. Think about whether you oppose a constitutional amendment to ban burning the American flag as an act of protest. Write the argument against your opinion.   PromptInspiration.com begins its summer holiday after this post. Daily writing prompts for teachers and professors who use writing in their instruction will return on 15 August 2019.

Secondary – June 13

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” -William Butler Yeats, born on this date in 1865. Explain your opinion about the cause-and-effect paradox Yeats describes.

Secondary – June 12

On this date in 1942, Anne Frank received a diary as a 13th birthday gift. Write your diary entry for tomorrow. Prompt Inspiration’s summer hiatus for educator writing prompts begins today. Watch for our automatic return in mid-August.

Secondary – June 11

The first woman elected to US Congress, Jeannette Rankin, was born on this date in 1880. She once said, “What one decides to do in crisis depends on one’s philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn’t any philosophy in crises, others make the decision.” Describe a time when someone else made a decision for you and how it made you feel.

Secondary – June 10

“It is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis. It is the best means they have for taming wild things.” -Maurice Sendak, born on this date in 1928. Explain why you agree or disagree with Sendak at the same time you explain whether you think trying to control the uncontrollable through fantasy is a good idea.   PS – this will be the last week of writing prompts for secondary teachers before...

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