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   High School Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

High School Thanksgiving Writing Topics

1. Thanksgiving Expository Writing Prompt

For Thanksgiving you are charged with doing something for three people that they can be thankful for. Which three people would you help and what would you do for them?

2. Thankfulness

Pick three people, places, events or things that you are most thankful for and write an essay explaining how and why they have had such an influence on you.

3. Thanksgiving Dinner Topic

Write a story about a girl who hasn't seen her family in 12 years that takes place entirely at a Thanksgiving dinner table.

4. Thanksgiving Creative Writing Prompt

Write a story that begins with the line "My son Jamie has befriended the turkey that we're supposed to eat on Thanksgiving."

5. Thanksgiving Narrative Essay

Write a narrative essay describing your favorite Thanksgiving. What made it so memorable? What unique family traditions did you observe?

6. Thanksgiving Persuasive Essay

Elementary children are taught that Thanksgiving is about the peace and sharing between the Native Americans and the early European pioneers who came to America. Students are often not taught about the conflicts, massacres, wars and relocations until they are in high school. Do you agree or disagree with this mode of teaching? What would be the ideal age for students to learn the truth?

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