MIDDLE SCHOOL PROMPTS

hamburgerMcDonald’s Big Mac. Burger King’s Whopper. Hardee’s Thickburger. Rally’s and Checker’s Big Buford.

Is your mouth watering yet?

Let’s celebrate hamburgers and cheeseburgers with a menu of writing prompt choices.
Now it’s your turn: Choose from the following menu options.

1. Write about the best burger you’ve ever eaten.
2. Write about the day you ate the best burger you’ve ever eaten.
3. What goes into a great burger? Describe the kind of burger you like to eat.
4. Write a script for a TV commercial for a fast-food company and its burger.
5. Compare one fast-food burger to another one. You can make a list of similarities and one of differences, if you wish. Or make a chart of the features.
6. Explain why eating burgers is healthy for you or not healthy for you.
7. You want to work in a fast-food restaurant. Why do you think you would be a good employee there? Write your qualities and experiences.

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