54 Grade 7 writing prompts

In the seventh year, our students prepare for their adolescence. This time can be very confusing for them as they prepare for high school. We can help our students take pride in their work as they mature into adulthood through writing. These 54 writing prompts will teach your students to express themselves through their writing, and that the power of words can help them get through tough and good times.

1. Let me know what effect the most critical person in your life has on you. What caused them?

2. What effects will climate change have on the world over the next 20 years?

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3. What made the whales sing more during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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4. What effect does the dying coral reef have on the ocean and its marine life?

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5. How has technology changed society?

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6. What happens to your body when you smoke cigarettes?

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Sponsored links7. What happens to your body when you drink alcohol?

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8. How did Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech affect the United States?

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9. What are the effects on the body if we don’t sleep for a week?

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10. How did Christopher Columbus change our daily lives?

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11. Many people in America speak more than one language. How has this changed American life in places like Texas?

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12. How are Americans different from the British?

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Sponsored links13. How is American culture different from Chinese culture?

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14. Is it better to have a keen sense of hearing or smell? Why?

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15. What character traits do Winnie Foster and Mae Tuck have in common in the book “Tuck Everlasting”?

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Sponsored links16. What are the similarities and differences between Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and Halloween?

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17. Write a biography of George Orwell and include examples from his most influential books.

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18. Who was Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and why was she such an important figure in the United States?

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Sponsored links19. Why did Martin Luther King write “I have a dream”?

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20. The world’s polar bears are in danger of disappearing. What can we do to change this?

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21. Some people in the United States do not have enough money to buy food. How can we help these people?

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Sponsored links22. Why does America have high rates of gun crime? How can we solve this problem?

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23. How can we make sure that every American is ready to work and be a productive member of society?

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24. How do you show school spirit, and what does it mean to have it?

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Sponsored links25. Write the story of a student who got into trouble because he didn’t take the time to do his homework.

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26. Write down things you do at home that you don’t do at school. Why can’t we do them at school?

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27. Do you think the rich should give to charity? Why or why not?

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28. Tell me about your strongest conviction and why you think this way.

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29. Write a poem about staying young forever.

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30. Tell me why Barack Obama was essential to American history.

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Sponsored links31. If you could homeschool permanently, would you? Why or why not?

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32. Would you like to be a judge? Why or why not?

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33. Do your friends change as they get older? Why or why not?

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Sponsored links34. How are you different from when you were in elementary school?

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35. Should waking up early be illegal? Why or why not?

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36. If you could try any food in the world, what would it be and why?

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37. Tell me about some qualities that you got from your parents that are good.

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38. If you could never eat one food again, what would it be and why?

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39. How does your local government ensure the day-to-day running of your city?

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40. What do people take for granted, and how can we change this?

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41. What is the meaning of life?

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42. What is the craziest animal you’ve ever owned?

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43. Write a poem about your favorite vacation and be sure to include words to describe the five senses.

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44. How would you like to be a celebrity? Why or why not?

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45. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being ultra-rich?

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46. ​​Tell me about the first time you saw a teacher at the store. What did you think?

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47. Tell me about a time when you worked really hard for something and succeeded.

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48. Tell me about a time when you made a New Year’s resolution and kept it. How did you reach your goal?

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49. Do you prefer to stay awake all night or get up early in the morning? Why?

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50. If you could go back to first grade, what would you say to yourself and why?

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51. Tell me about the first time you went to a haunted house.

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52. Write about a time when you felt unappreciated by your friends. What did you do?

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53. Tell me about the first time your parents left you home alone. How did you feel

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54. What is the funniest thing that ever happened to you in school?

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