English/ELA, On Wednesdays We Write, Teacher Resources

On Wednesdays We Write – Prompt #1

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Prompt #1:

Tell me about your favorite fork. Describe what it looks like. What color is it? What shape? Of what material is it made? Detail any engravings or decorative features. Is it one-of-a-kind or one of many? How does it feel when you hold it? Why is this one your favorite? What people, events, ideas, or emotions do you associate with it?

Prompt #1 – Challenge:

Write a vignette featuring this fork. A vignette is a very short sequence of events, creating a snapshot of one brief moment in time. Work in as many descriptive details as you can, but remember to place them in a narrative.

The narrative may be fiction or nonfiction.

Suggested length: 300-400 words

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