41 Incredibily Fun Writing Prompts for Middle School

Incorporate excitement within writer’s workshop using these fun writing prompts for middle school students.

Have reluctant writers in your classroom? No worries. These fun middle school writing prompts will prompt engagement.

These prompts eliminate writer’s block, spark creativity, encourage expression of ideas, and improve writing skills.

So make these fun writing prompts for middle school part of your collection of writing activities.

Fun Writing Prompts for Middle School

Even reluctant writers enjoy responding to these fun writing prompts for middle school.

  • What is something that you can do continuously without getting tired?
  • Tell which is your favorite school event and why.
  • What’s the best classroom or school reward? Why?
  • Describe what your day would be like if you spent it with your parent at work.
  • You will have lunch with the queen of England. What will you talk about and eat?
  • What are you most looking forward to in the next grade level? Why?
  • Describe the color blue without using its name.
  • You dig the world’s deepest hole. What do you find once you reach the bottom?
  • Would you rather have an extra leg or an extra arm? Why?
  • Write about the pros and cons of school uniforms.
  • If the inside of your desk was a city, what would each supply be?
  • What do you miss most from the previous grade level? Why?
  • As you’re working, a mysterious code appears on your computer screen. What does it mean?
  • Describe the coolest outfit.
  • Write a recipe for fighting boredom.
  • What types of transportation will there be in the future?
  • If a rollercoaster could talk, what kinds of things would it say?
  • Pretend that you’re a child from the 1800s. Write a diary entry about your day.
  • Write a story about a person who discovers something funny about their neighbor.
  • Compose a poem that includes an element of personification.
  • Write a story about a grouchy person looking for friends.
  • What would you do if you had a skunk as a pet?
  • Retell a fun Field Day event.
  • Draft a tongue-twister where the words begin with “B”.
  • Share a memorable Spirit Week memory.
  • If you could be any type of dessert, what would you be and why?
  • Imagine you won a lifetime supply of pencils. What will you do with the pencils?
  • Write about a “quarantine” story set in a classroom.
  • Draft a story about what it would be like to wake up one morning with a lion’s tail.
  • As you’re walking to school, it starts raining $100 bills. What happens next?
  • Write about a time you played in the water.
  • As you turn on the shower, orange juice flows out instead of water. Write about what happens next.
  • For 24 hours, you have wings. What adventures will you take?
  • Your new restaurant has just opened for business. Tell what it is like.
  • Write about a usual day from the perspective of a fork.
  • In what ways do you think teachers can make learning more fun?
  • Draft a fun story about an art project that comes to life.
  • When you look up to see the teacher, you realize she/he no longer has a nose or eyes! Finish the story.
  • You are 1 inch tall. Write about your challenges and adventures.
  • Write a story about a rainbow that’s home to a special group of creatures.
  • Your nose must have a funny story to tell. What is it?
  • If you could be any type of fruit or vegetable, what would you be and why?

Final Thoughts

Now you have a ready-supply of fun writing prompts for middle school students to use for various writing activities.

For learners who need support, teach how to respond well to these prompts.

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