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   High School Historical Fiction_Prompts

High School Historical Fiction Prompts

1. WWII

Write the story of an American guard who falls in love with a Japanese girl in the WWII internment camps at Tule Lake.

2. Civil War

Imagine a family living in a neutral state such as Kentucky during the Civil War. Some of them have secessionist ideals, some are for the union. Write a dialogue that takes place around the dinner table.

3. Cuban Refugee

Write a journal entry from a teenage Cuban who is trying to make it to Florida on a raft. What is running from? What does he hope to find in America?

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