Try these 7 writing prompts over the next week to get those festive and creative juices flowing!

  1. “Pretend you are a very smart and special turkey. You can both understand English and write (you type with your beak)! Write a letter to Americans to convince them NOT to eat turkey for Thanksgiving.
  2. Make a Top 10 list of things that you are thankful for in your life.
  3. Most stores used to be closed on Thanksgiving, with many opening early on Friday for the first of the holiday sales. Now, some stores are having their sales on Thanksgiving Day. Do you think this is a good idea or a bad one? Write a paragraph supporting your viewpoint.
  4. You get to write the script for your favorite TV show’s Thanksgiving episode! Write a summary of the plot of the episode you would write. Or, for a longer project, write the actual script.
  5. Write an acrostic poem for one of these words: TURKEY, THANKSGIVING, GRATEFUL, FAMILY.
  6. Families in America celebrate Thanksgiving in many different ways.  What’s something you do in your family celebration that you think probably no other family in America does. 
  7. Who makes the best food or the most food in your family? Write a letter to this family member thanking them for their hard work.”

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