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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 300 Questions and Images to Inspire Argument Writing. If you’ve taught argument writing with our resources in the past, you already know we ask a fresh question every day as part of our long-running Student Opinion series.

300 Questions and Images to Inspire Argument Writing

Teenagers around the world are invited to visit and post their thoughts on topics including politics, medical ethics, fashion, sports and entertainment. We’ve rounded up lists of these prompts in the past, but this year we’re doing something new: Below you can find a categorized collection of all our recent, relevant Student Opinion questions, but alongside them we’re also including related Picture Prompts. These short, image-based forums are accessible to learners of all ages, but still provide engaging jumping-off points to help students make and support claims. For instance, let’s say your class is interested in meme culture. A Student Opinion question asks, “Do Memes Make the Internet a Better Place?” So give your students both “voice and choice” by inviting them to find the questions and format that speak to them.

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Over 140 Picture Prompts to Inspire Student Writing

Receive new writing prompts in your inbox every week. Updated: May 31, 2019 Think The New York Times is only for readers at a high-school reading level? Think again. Besides written articles, The Times also offers a rich collection of visuals — photos, illustrations, graphics, GIFs and short videos — that are accessible to learners of all levels. 181 Prompts to Inspire Writing and Discussion. Over 1,000 Writing Prompts for Students. Sign up for our free Learning Network newsletter. Receive new writing prompts in your inbox every week. Of all the resources we publish on The Learning Network, perhaps it’s our vast collection of writing prompts that is our most widely used resource for teaching and learning with The Times.

We’ve published iterations of this post in the past — 200, 401 and even 650 prompts — but never before have we gathered all our prompts, for both personal and argument writing, into one categorized list. Admittedly, the list is huge. In fact, there are 1,225 questions below on everything from video games and fashion to smartphones and parenting, and each prompt links to a Times article as well as to additional subquestions that can encourage deeper thinking. Guns & the Justice System 1,147. 401 Prompts for Argumentative Writing. 650 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing. 100-Plus Writing Prompts to Explore Common Themes in Literature and Life.

Writing. Writing Prompts - Creative Writing Help. Five Things: Writing a Short Story. I love writing short stories.

Five Things: Writing a Short Story

You can complete one in a matter of weeks, rather than the years it takes to finish a novel. You can try out new – often riskier – ideas (and sometimes, ironically, you can find the germ of a novel inside an idea you might otherwise never have tried). Here's my advice: Follow a Dream My short stories often start with an image that has found its way into my head: a swimming pool in autumn ('The Incomprehensible Mortality of Karen Mack') or a young woman in a beret, going in a rowing boat to a small island somewhere near Skye ('The Girl In The Boat').

ENG 1001: Writing Resources. Text only The resources linked below are designed for students in the course and should be especially useful as you are working on writing assignments.

ENG 1001: Writing Resources

NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program. Academic Writing Guide. APA, WRITING, EDITING, and PROOFREADING GUIDE Lee Bowman © 2006 updated August 2007 Please note that everything included in this guide will be graded in your paper.

Academic Writing Guide

Take the time to proofread and edit your paper according to all the APA formatting and graduate level writing information included in this resource. PAPER FORMAT: All written papers must be formatted as follows: DO NOT: **type page headers or page numbers. Use the MS Word page header feature **hit enter to double space. Title page: Always use only Times New Roman 12 point font; no bold print. HOW TO WRITE A THESIS STATEMENT, INTRODUCTION, & CONCLUSION The thesis statement is part of the introduction and not a separate part of the paper. LEO Thesis Statements OWL: The "SO WHAT" Test UNC Handout Thesis Statements DO NOT ANNOUNCE the thesis of your paper with phrases such as “I will discuss……” or “This paper will…...”

X: In this paper, I will discuss how ABC…….. 5 Benefits of Writing: Why You Should Write Every Day. Writing every day has numerous benefits far beyond finally getting that novel of yours out in the open.

5 Benefits of Writing: Why You Should Write Every Day

Whether you’re aiming to improve your vocabulary, keep track of your dreams, or keep a journal of all the goings-on in your world, writing daily can bring about some stellar effects in your life. A Wake-Up Call for Your Brain Have you ever hauled yourself to work and then sat there for a couple of hours, waiting for your brain to warm up enough so you could be articulate and productive? That’s a massive waste of time, especially since anything you’d be forced to tackle during that warm-up would be tepid at best.