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When I was seventeen years old and still living in the seaside town where I spent my childhood, I would go for a few hours every Sunday morning to the home of a retired teacher of English literature to talk about books. –My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the first line of the week as the starting point or inspiration for a scene, story, poem, or haiku.

Journaling Prompt: Which of your old teachers would you like to meet to discuss books?

Art Prompt: Seaside Sundays

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience a story about your favorite teacher.

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Surely such a fearsome human being as a high school teacher couldn’t be harmed by anything less than a nuclear missile with a Kryptonite tip. – Michaelbrent Collings, Billy: Messenger of Powers

Fiction Writing Prompt: Write a scene or story about a fearsome high school teacher.

Journaling Prompt: Write about a memorable high school teacher.

Art Prompt: High School Teacher

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Write about a high school teacher who influenced you and helped you become the person you are today.

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I had never spoken with Mrs. Pickett, but I knew the smile she wore. It said I was a funny little boy with some silly ideas that she could easily set straight. I was afraid she was right. -Will Shetterly, Dogland

Writing Prompt: Use the prompt to create a character sketch. Who is the funny little boy and what are his silly ideas?

Journaling Prompt: Write about a teacher you had who set you straight on some silly ideas.

Art Prompt: Funny Little Boy

Nonfiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience a humorous story about a funny little boy that you knew.

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