Five (5) writing prompts must be completed in your journals by Friday of every week. You are responsible for completing these writing prompts on your own time at home or when you have down time in class. You may do one free write per week.
What Are Your Favorite Movies Ever?
What Were the Best Movies You Saw in the Past Year?
What Movies Do You Watch, or Reference, Over and Over?
What Movies, Shows or Books Do You Wish Had Sequels, Spinoffs or New Episodes?
What Have You Learned From Movies?
Do You Like Horror Movies?
Are ‘Dark’ Movies O.K. for Kids?
What Is Your Favorite Comedy?
Are There Topics That Should Be Off Limits to Comedy?
What Is Your Favorite Sports Movie?
Who Are Your Favorite Movie Stars?
Would You Pay Extra for a 3-D Movie?
Where, and How, Do You Watch Movies?
What Are the Best Live Theatrical Performances You’ve Ever Seen?
Have You Ever Stumbled Upon a Cool Public Performance?
Have You Ever Performed for an Audience or Shared Creative Work With Others?
Does Live Theater Offer Something You Just Can’t Get Watching Movies or TV?
Is Hollywood Becoming More Diverse?
What — if Anything — Does the Current Hollywood Film Industry Lack?
Should the School Day Start Later?
Would a Later School Start Time Increase Student Success?
Is Your School Day Too Short?
Should Schools Cancel Summer Vacation?
Do You Think a Longer School Calendar Is a Good Idea?
Should the Dropout Age Be Raised?
Should We Rethink How Long Students Spend in High School?
Should Students Be Allowed to Skip Senior Year of High School?
Should Kids Head to College Early?
Do You Like School?
Are You Stressed About School?
Are High School Students Being Worked Too Hard?
What Are You Really Learning at School?
What Are You Looking Forward To, or Dreading, This School Year?
Would You Rather Attend a Public or a Private High School?
How Much Does It Matter to You Which High School You Attend?
Are Small Schools More Effective Than Large Schools?
Would You Want to Go to a School Like This One?
What Kind of Education System Do You Think Is Best?
How Would You Grade Your School?
What Can Other Schools Learn — and Copy — From Your School?
What Would You Miss if You Left Your School?
What Do You Hope to Get Out of High School?
Should High Schools Do More to Prepare You for Careers?
Would You Want to Be Home-Schooled?
Should Home-Schoolers Be Allowed to Play Public School Sports?
Should All Children Be Able to Go to Preschool?
What Is the Purpose of Preschool?
Should Kindergarten Be More About Play or Literacy?
This is the place to find documents given to you in class and all of your homework assignments. If you lose something, it is your responsibility to print a new copy before class.