• The Writer's Notebook is a place to jot down thoughts, ideas, or to write for a long time about anything that's on your mind. If you need ideas, please refer to the Notebook Menu


    1. I have one green eye and one brown eye. The green eye sees truth, but the brown eye sees much, much more.
    2. The ghost was eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
    3. "Be nice," my father said, "After all, he's your brother."
    4. I am the most famous twelve-year-old in the United States.
    5. Jason had never felt so foolish before, and he hoped he'd never feel so foolish again.
    6. If somebody didn't do something soon, they were going to have a catastrophe on their hands.
    7. Alison was the runt of the family, born small and ill-favored, and by the time she was thirteen, she was still small and ill-favored.
    8. It was a witchy house: the low-slung roof; that quiet gray paint; those squinting, shuttered windows; and the empty porch rocker that rocked, rocked, rocked day and night.
    9. Ms. Fleming's wig had gone missing.

    Notebook Menu

    Write a "what if" for an event in the book you are reading.  Change the

    Write from text, a quote, a memory, a photo, or an object 

    Write on news or current events 

    write about a person

    write from someone else's lead

    write from a different point of view

    write from art

       *When writing in your notebook remember, Volume, Variety, Conventions, and Thoughtfulness!*