The Great Gilly Hopkins Writing Prompt

  • Grades: 6–8

WRITING: Good Guidelines

Discuss with the class what it feels like to be a new student in school. Encourage students to tell how they would act if they were new at school and what they would do to make friends. Then lead the class in writing a set of helpful guidelines for new students and for a class that has a new student.

  • Subjects:
    Literature Appreciation, Expository Writing, Literary Response, Writing Prompts, Adjusting to School, Friends and Friendship
  • Skills:
    Expository Writing