Celebrate with us the 100th birthday of the U. S. National Park Service! This bundle of prompts for 5th – 12th graders contains over a dozen creative writing prompts on parks: city, national, and international.

For more information on the National Park Service, including a cool page on nature’s sounds, follow this link. >>

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Celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service with this bundle of creative writing prompts geared for 5th-12th graders. Happy 100th birthday!


1. Local and national parks bundle

national park service

Find 7 prompts on local and national parks here. Who will your student choose for #6?


2. The Grand Canyon bundle

5 Writing Prompts on the Grand Canyon fb

I’ve been to the Grand Canyon and felt my stomach turn over when people got too close to the edge. Check out #4 in this bundle of 5 creative writing prompts.


3. Create a new park

dark sky park

Your students will create a new park in this prompt on an International Dark Sky Park.


4. A visual prompt


This photo always makes me tingle, and not in a good way. Give your students a chance to write from this visual writing prompt.


Looking for fun middle school prompts? Follow this link. >>

Would you like engaging high school prompts. Follow this link. >>


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