Writing Prompt: Letter to Future History Students

Posted by Big Universe on Oct 5, 2012 2:55:56 AM

Writing Prompt:

Write a letter to future students in a history class. Explain what it is like to live now. What would you be interested in knowing if you were them? Daily routines? What houses are like? Food? School? You should consider how much they’ll know about things you take for granted. Will they know what cars are? Will they have just heard of them without actually getting to experience them? Telephones? Malls? Books? Will some of these things be forgotten in a few hundred years? Make sure to explain anything that might be unknown to them.

Common Core Connection:

Writing Anchor Standard 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Topics: Integration Ideas, Writing, Literacy

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