Writing with Sharon Watson-Easy-to-use Homeschool Writing and Literature Curriculum

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Unlocking the Secrets of Writing and Literature

Practical, easy-to-use writing and literature courses for homeschools, Christian schools, and co-ops by Sharon Watson

5 Prompts on Quotations


Enjoy this variety of writing prompts drawn from quotations by famous characters and people!




1. Star Wars

“Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them.”

That quote is from the Star Wars character Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Have you ever looked at something and been confused or tricked by what you saw? When have your eyes deceived you? Write your story.

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5 Prompts on Current Events


Looking for a way for your teens to think deeply about some of today’s issues?

This week’s prompts will give your teens a chance to look at current events, express their opinions, and practice persuading readers. Each one of these prompts has a link so your teens can read more about the issue.

current events


Warning: You may want to check the sites out before your teens do. Though I am careful which links to include, inappropriate material may appear on the other sites after I’ve posted the links.

Ready? Let’s go . . .

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5 Prompts about Food




Who says you can’t play with your food?

Here is a bundle of five prompts on food-related topics that will get your middle school and high school students writing. Whether they’re telling personal stories, trying to persuade readers, or expressing an opinion, your students will enjoy sinking their teeth into these prompts.

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