Lightning Writing

Choose one of the statements below and start writing.


You woke up and looked in the mirror. You were suddenly an adult. Write about your day.

Write about an amazing trip you went on.

If you could go to any place in the world, where would you go and why?

What is your favourite game? Convince me to play it.

What happened during the best day of your life?

If you were a teacher for one day, what would you do with your class?



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Describe your journey.


Use one of these pictures or sentences as your stimulus to make an entry in your Writers Notebook. You can write anything you want as long as it can be related back to a picture or sentence.

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In all the time that I’ve lived in this house, I swear to God I’ve closed more doors than I’ve opened.

A girl heard her mum yell her name from downstairs, so she got up and started to head down. As she got to the stairs, her mum pulled her into her room and said “I heard that too.”

I always thought my cat had a staring problem – he always seemed fixated on my face. Until one day, when I realised that he was always looking just behind me.






Use one of these pictures as your stimulus for Timed Writing. You can write anything you want as long as it can be related back to this picture. It could be a story, a rhyme, your thoughts, what you would happen if you were there…


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You will have to write at least two pages, so make it interesting, exciting, exhilarating and as good as gold! Good Luck!!!

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