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Write Now

Grade Levels: 3 - 12
Core Subject(s): Language Arts, Language Arts
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Episodes:

  • Write Now. A Big Pot.

    Explain how you would make this dish. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:36
  • Write Now. A Bright Idea.

    Write about one of these terms: friction, electricity, combustion, or light. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. All Dressed Up.

    What is this dog thinking? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. America Weighs.

    Obesity among American youth is a growing health problem. What, if anything, should the public schools do about it? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Adventure.

    Script a conversation for Bill and Ted. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Birds of a Feather.

    Explain the expression: Birds of a feather flock together. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Breathing.

    How do the people get the oxygen they need? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Budgets.

    List the products you use each day. How much money will you have to earn to afford to live on your own? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:37
  • Write Now. Cars.

    Do you ever feel unsafe and out of control when someone else is driving? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:40
  • Write Now. Coin Tossing.

    Describe coin-flipping as a decision making option. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:36
  • Write Now. Countries.

    If money was no object where would you live? Explain. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Dance.

    What would happen if you expressed yourself this way in our society? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Day at the Beach.

    Describe your perfect day at the beach, from the time you step on to the sand until you leave. Include details using all your senses. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Drugs.

    What benefits or problems come from drugs? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Fire.

    How did this fire start? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:37
  • Write Now. Freedom.

    What feelings do you experience when you see one of the great American monuments in person? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Fussy.

    What works to calm you down when you're fussy? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:31
  • Write Now. Good Food.

    If you owned a restaurant what would you call it? What would it look like? What would you serve? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Gravity of the Situation.

    What role does gravity play on the movement of these 3 groups of kids? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Hard Cash.

    What metals are used in coins and why? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Holidays.

    Describe two family traditions. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Hot Air.

    If you were a glass blower what would you create? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. If at first you don't succeed?

    Describe something at which you are now successful that was at first quite challenging. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Innocence.

    Define innocence. How is innocence different from goodness - or is it? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Instant Messaging.

    How long do you spend instant messaging each day? Does it interfere with your school work or other responsibilities? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Last Day of Summer.

    Starting in the morning, describe what you did on your last day of summer vacation. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Laughing.

    How are these 2 the same? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Mind Reading.

    Write a thought for each person. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Money.

    Do you ever feel like you are throwing away money? Why or why not? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Mug for the Camera.

    This man just stole your purse/wallet. Describe him to the police sketch artist. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. New War.

    In the past, one soldier fought another face to face. How is the experience of war different with modern technology? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Nose Ring.

    Some fads are dangerous, some are just fun. How do you know where the line is before you've crossed it? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:36
  • Write Now. On the Water.

    Which boat would you climb aboard? Why? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:41
  • Write Now. Playing.

    Make up your own jump rope rhyme. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Poverty.

    Describe life for these children. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Practice Makes Perfect.

    Describe a time that you felt proud of yourself for working hard. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:35
  • Write Now. Priorities.

    If you have two hours of completely free time, what is the most valuable thing you could do with that time? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Right to Life?

    What are animals to us? Do our human needs for land and food outweigh their need for habitat? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Rock Concert.

    If you were the parent, would you allow your teen to attend a rock concert? What concerns would you have? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:36
  • Write Now. Self Image.

    What does society tell you about the value of self esteem? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:39
  • Write Now. Sources of Light.

    Where does light come from? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Space Exploration.

    Do you think the money spent on space exploration is justified? Why or why not? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Sportsmanship.

    Have you ever felt that winning was more important than good sportsmanship? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:49
  • Write Now. Stream of Consciousness.

    Describe the mountain biker's thoughts from the time he decides to approach the starting line until the time he crosses the finish line.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Stupid or Smart?

    Would you do any of these activities? Why or why not? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Sunrise or Sunset?

    Is this a sunrise or sunset? What difference does it make to your mood? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Sunset.

    What season is it? How do you know? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Support.

    Who do you turn to for support when you need help or guidance? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. The Cafe.

    Which person do you most identify with? Why? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:37
  • Write Now. The Game.

    Write a dialogue for these two players. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. The Red Dynasty.

    Identify the man whose portrait hangs on the wall. Why is he important? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Tourists!

    These gulls seem to have some comments on the humans cluttering their beach; what are they saying? Write a dialogue. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Transportation.

    Do you think modern transportation limits our ability to see what the first settlers saw? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Traveling.

    Is it more important to know where you're going, or where you've been? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Underwater.

    If you were part of this group of fish which fish would you be? Explain. This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Value.

    Do you think that society values anything more than money? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:37
  • Write Now. Vehicles.

    If these 2 cars were in a race, which one would win and why? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. War.

    In your opinion, under what circumstances is war justified? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Where is the Chemistry?

    How does chemistry relate to these activities? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38
  • Write Now. Yawn!

    What is something that you used to enjoy but which you now find no longer of interest? What has changed? What have you learned? This short segment provides a visual prompt for creative writing and language arts.

    Length: 00:00:38

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