August 23, 2010

Writing Prompt: My Summer Vacation

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Writingprompt_generic Back-to School Writing Prompt: My Summer Vacation

There’s a point every summer when I notice how the sun looks in the sky, how it’s positioned differently than it was in June, how it filters through the trees like a painting, how everything around me, even the beaches and lakes, feels muted, a bit heavier, than they did when summer first began. And that’s when I realize that summer is (gulp!) almost over.

But that doesn’t mean I don’t have great stories to tell about this summer. And now that you all are gearing up for school, organizing binders and laptop folders, and trying to remember locker combinations, it’s the perfect time to take a few moments and remember how you spent your summer.

So for today’s Writing Prompt, pull up a chair (it can be a beach chair) and put on your memory glasses. Think back to something ultra-cool, totally exciting, or even something scary and new that you did over the summer. And then get writing!

Over the summer, I tried something ______________________.

It turned out _________________________________________.

Here’s what I did: ____________________________________.

Happy end-of-summer!

— Morgan, Scholastic Staffer

  1. werewolfcat5

    Over the summer,I tried something old.It turned out to be pretty fun,I guess.Here’s what I did: I went to Vietnam like when I did when I was little.

  2. Kylee

    Summer was awesome because we went away to Orange Beach in Alabama.I LOVED it! It was terrific. And we also went to 6 Flages I rode all of the Rollar Coaters!

  3. blueberry6421

    In summer I went to Florida to go to disneyworld.Then I went on a roadtrip to see my cousins.

  4. maddie2511

    I feel you. But you are right you have to remember the good times that you had over the summer. Even though summer is over, we can still have fun in school and when its weekend you can over their house , or have a sleep over on a friday. So when summer is over you can still have fun.

  5. judge dragon

    i went to a bon fire with my friends______________________.
    It turned out it was really fun i stayed out till one o clock_________________________________________.
    Here’s what I did: had alot of fun
    Happy end-of-summer!goodbye

  6. gottahavemypops

    I went to california and surfed, wakeboarding, dirtbikes, bmx, skateboarding and hanging out with friends and family!!!

  7. golfer15

    Over the summer, I tried something ___new___________________.
    It turned out ____________to be fun_____________________________.
    Here’s what I did: ____I went to Alaska________________________________.
    Happy end-of-summer!

  8. I Love To Read!

    Over the summer I tried something that I did a long time and I have been wanting to do in a long time! I went on my first scary rollar coaster. After I rode it I was like that was AWESOME! My dad was like O.M.G.! It was great:0

  9. CookieMunch

    i had the best summer ever i went to Calafornia. i went to this great concert. then when i got bac my mom threw me this welcome bac party then took me to the Justin Beiber conecert! OMG!

  10. prettygirllovely

    fun and scarry at the same time lol no what i mean!
    i rolled down a really
    really really big mountin and i could not stop lol!

  11. musicbook42

    I had an awesome summer! Went to the philippines and had a huge family reunion. About 180 people showed up to the reunion! It was awesome!

  12. Queen Cherry

    i think tahat is ts not so awesome i love to write bring more writing prompts better the prompts the more you write better that wat rock.

  13. cutie3500

    i haven’t done before. It turned out great! I went to Atlanta, Georgia, saw the Georgia aquarium,saw the coca cola museum, and got an american girl doll.

  14. Alex

    That is very cool this summer i had to d a project on seedfolks very hard. Also i played alot of soccer and a type of soccer called 3v3. It was very fun and flew by really fast i wish we could have more time for summer.

  15. bjesse

    On my summer vaction I Read the book titled Seedfolk.It was fun.My favorite chapter was chapter 4.Then i went to ashville for a conference. And i swamed with my cousin and my brothers.

  16. ImaniB

    Over the summer I tried something new.
    It turned out awesome scary but yet it was exciting.
    Here’s what I did I went to the amusement park and rode allof the most scariest rides

  17. myah

    This summer I had surgery on my right leg because of a giant birthmark. It turned out great and there were no mistakes. I had to stay home for six weeks before I could do any thing.After that I went to vigina for a resort. That was the fun part of my summer.

  18. tre99

    my summer wasn’t the worst.wait ya it was.the best thing i did is go to the beach.oh that stunk to it rained the whole time i was there.

  19. gazarda

    i finally finished my summer project and right on time cause im tierd and its dew monday ttyl peace!

  20. kalila

    i took a trip to the beach!!!!!!!!the people that went with mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  21. MGJ1999

    my summer was pretty good too.i got to spend time with my cousins, which is good because I don’t get to see them that much.They also have lots of cool games

  22. summereading6

    over the summer i tried to do my backhandspring and i did it
    and i went to ohio,myrtle beach

  23. matt

    this was the best summer i had with my family we whent to visit my dad and he took us to places i never seen we went to the mauntain to hick the trails and he also took us to the grand canion in Arizona and we went by the hoover dam it was the best summer i have had not only because i sow this places but because i got to spend time with my dad.

  24. SuperSapphireSpy

    I tried something NEW
    It turned out GREAT
    Here’s what I did: I went kayaking in a harbor. It was really fun. I got a bit wet, though! :)

  25. Moon Reader

    Thsi summer was soooo AWESOME it was the BESt summer ever cuz for d first time, i was in touch with my friend cuz of Emails and i got a cell phon this year so i got updated on all that they were doing :D

  26. stuffedmudkiptoy

    i tried going to a new pond. it turned out great it was a long walk in but it was awesome!!!! i swam at the pond

  27. M0neyB3ar

    I have enjoyed myself and friends , i have been dancing alot and singing going to the amusement park and plannin for school. wat about u?
    also add me as a friend as i edit my profile give me advice i dont mind

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