I always find myself scrambling in the classroom to come up with creative writing prompts on the fly. In an attempt to overcome my horrible procrastination, I came across Writing Bugs. Writing Bugs are short, simple, and printable writing prompts from Education World.
The prompts are organized by month. Planning ahead for February, they have some great story starters up there such as, If you could interview any U.S. President, which one would you choose? There are also Anytime Writing Bugs, which are suitable for any time of year.
Journal time just got a lot easier in my classroom…