1st Day of School

Every prompt will center around the topic of the first day of school. Read the prompt and finish the story. As you will see below the prompt is a file you can download. Download this file, print it out and write your story, or download the file, fill in the story, and save it.

Now write your story based on these prompts and see if you can come up with a good surprise ending. There are no wrong answers. All you want to do is let your mind wonder, use your imagination, and let the words flow.

  1. When the first day of school came, Cody didn’t want to go. For weeks previous to school starting, his mother had told him stories about all the wonderful things that would happen at school. But as the day approached he became fearful, and on the eve of the first day, he was up most of the night crying his eyes out. His mother didn’t quite know what to do, because if she gave in to him, he may never go, and she certainly didn’t want to send him kicking and screaming. Early that morning, she decided to call his teacher, and discuss some options. Together they thought up a great plan…..

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  2. Maria Perez had three sons, Manny, who was 11, Bobby, who was eight, and Sergio who was five, and would be starting school in a few days. Finally, for the first time in many years, all her boys would be in school for full days. She couldn’t wait to have the time for herself, and even thought about going back to school herself, or getting a part-time job. However, for the time being, she was just going to…..

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  3. While Max certainly had many first days of school, entering high school was a whole new adventure. The closer it came, the more uneasy he felt. Since he was still kind of small, he worried that the older kids would surely know he was a freshman, and pick on him. His concern soon turned into raging fear, and he made up his mind, he just wouldn’t go. So when the first day of school finally came, Max decided to…..

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  4. Cindy was excited about starting kindergarten. She already had spent time in day care and preschool, but this was “real” school, and therefore she felt like a big kid. During the weeks before, she and her mom went shopping for school supplies and new clothes, and everyday she’d try on a different outfit, to decide which one to wear on the first day. On the night before school began, she pulled everything out of her closet, and after hours finally decided on just the right outfit. However, the next morning, she…..

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