Thanksgiving

Every prompt will center around the topic of Thanksgiving. 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. Rick’s family always enjoyed Thanksgiving together. After moving out of state, they still always went back home and spent the holiday with his family and in-laws. But soon things changed, and due to finances and an accident, it became impossible to go, so they started making their own tradition, by having Thanksgiving in their own home. One year though, Thanksgiving was changed forever, as his mom, who was very ill, suddenly passed away on Thanksgiving day. From then on…..

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  2. Hillary had recently moved out of her parent’s home, into her own apartment. She had a good job, made decent money, and wanted an opportunity to share her success with the family who was always supportive, and encouraged her choices. This year, she decided, instead of her mom doing Thanksgiving, she would invite them all over to her home, and cook for them. Excited, she wanted everything to be perfect, and spent a lot of time making sure every detail was just right. The only problem was, she wasn’t a particularly good cook, so to make sure she wouldn’t fail, she decided to…..

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  3. Gina’s favorite holiday was Thanksgiving, only because it was right around her birthday, on November 20th. Depending on what date it fell on each year, Thanksgiving could be as close, as the 22nd of the month, or as far as the 28th, but regardless of when she was assured to get birthday presents from her aunts and grandparents when they gathered together at Thanksgiving. Her mom usually had everyone over for dinner, but after some years the cooking became too much for her, and they took the family to a nice restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner. Gina liked this even better, because she always became the center of attention in front of a lot of people. One year though…..

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  4. It had been a particularly warm fall, one year, and Thanksgiving day was no exception. Instead of the usual light snowfall, or freezing temperatures, the weather was supposed to be in the mid 70s, more typical of a day in June, than late November. Roger thought it was funny to see neighbors starting to hang their Christmas decorations while other people were outside barbecuing. This; however, gave him an idea; instead of heating up the house, cooking the turkey in the oven, for hours, he would…..

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