Start the week with these fun and motivational Monday writing prompts.
These Monday writing prompts encourage students to stretch their creativity, grow their mindset, and show-off their blossoming writing skills.
So pencil into your lesson plans this week a few of these exciting Monday writing prompts.
Monday Writing Prompts for Students of All Ages
Even reluctant writers move their pens/pencils to these cool Monday writing prompts.
- Brainstorm a few emojis with which you are familiar. Which one represents how you feel today? Name and describe it.
- Describe a typical Monday morning in your house.
- Pretend that you can drive. Where would you go and who would you like to see? Provide specific details.
- Create a story that takes place in the middle of a Monday night.
- Imagine that it’s Moving On Monday, and you only have a few weeks left in your current grade level. What are you nervous about and what are you most looking forward to in the next grade?
- Write a story from the point of view of a toy.
- Pretend you are the teacher for a day. In detail, what activities will you do with students?
- Imagine that when you woke up this Monday morning, a genie was standing at your bedside. It says that it will grant you three wishes. What do you wish for and why?
- Write about a usual Monday at school.
- Describe what it would be like to work as a sailor on a big ship in the middle of the ocean.
- Compare and contrast Monday and Friday. Use specific details.
- Write a persuasive letter asking the principal to shorten the school week from Monday to Thursday. She’s tough to convince so give lots of clear, detailed reasons.
Motivational Monday Writing Prompts
- Write a letter to a friend encouraging him or her to stay motivated in order to reach his/her S.M.A.R.T goals.
- Compose a motivational poem about Monday.
- Who or want motivates you to do your very best each day? Describe this person or thing. Why and how does the person or it motivate you?
- Which activities or lessons are you most looking forward to this week? Why?
- An affirmation is a motivational phrase repeated to oneself in order to build self-confidence. Create a list of affirmations that would help someone your age push through any academic challenges.
- Write a story that includes the following words: Monday, homework, motivation, mistake
- If you had the chance to break a world record, what would it be and why?
- Of all the class rewards that you can earn, which rewards really motivate you to do a good job? Explain.
- Give detailed instructions for how to stay motivated even after receiving a less-than-positive report card comment.
- Write an article for the school newspaper giving tips on how to survive a Monday.
More Monday Writing Prompts to Start the Week
- Imagine that you are the school’s chef. Create a Monday lunch menu that will have most of the students excited to eat in the cafeteria.
- The answer is “Monday”. Write five to ten different questions.
- Explain to someone who isn’t familiar with your school’s schedule which electives, “specials”, and/or extracurricular activities happen on a Monday in your school.
- Write 10 words related to Monday. Now compose a poem including these terms.
- Describe your class’ Monday schedule from the time you arrive to school until dismissal.
- List all the words (2-letter, 3-letter, 4-letter, and 5-letter) that you can make using the letters from the word Monday.
- Monday Madness is a term that describes something chaotic. Write about a time when you experienced chaos.
- M.O.N.D.A.Y – Create an acrostic poem using the word Monday.
- In two to three paragraphs, share the three best things about Monday. Provide specific details.
- Come up with a social media hashtag for Monday. What ideas, events, adventures, activities will your hashtag be known for?
- Draft a Top 1o List of your favorite Monday activities, in school and/or out.
For support, teach students how to respond to these Monday writing prompts.
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