Before the last snows of winter melt, treat your students to writing exercises that will leave them shivering in their boots with these winter writing prompts!
1. Extreme Sports
If you could spend a day in the mountains, would you rather go skiing, snowboarding, or rock climbing? Explain your answer.
2. Hibernating in Style
It’s official! Your cabin is open for business as a winter resort for mountain animals. Describe three of the furry guests at your resort, and some of their favorite vacation activities.
3. On a Dark and Stormy Night
Write a story that includes these words: avalanche, blindfold, and snow globe.
4. Everest Expedition
At 8,850 meters (or 29,035 feet) above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on earth. If you wanted to climb Mt. Everest on your 21st birthday, what steps would you take to prepare yourself physically, mentally, and financially?
5. Flying High
You have finally earned your pilot’s license, and today you are flying solo over a snow-capped mountain range. Describe your thoughts and feelings as you soar above this pristine landscape.
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