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Grades 6–12
Sparks
Writing to Process (Secondary)

by Asia Calcagno, 826CHI

Memoir
Narrative
Poetry

Writing can be a powerful tool when working through feelings of grief, sadness, or anger. This Spark creates an intentional opportunity for youth to write and speak about what is on their minds.

Grades 1–5
Sparks
Writing to Process (Elementary)

by Asia Calcagno, 826CHI

Memoir
Narrative
Poetry

Writing can be a powerful tool when working through feelings of grief, sadness, or anger. This Spark creates an intentional opportunity for youth to write and speak about what is on their minds.

Grades 1–3
Sparks
What’s Your Happy?

by Molly Sprayregen, 826CHI

Poetry

In this social-emotional learning writing prompt, students create a poem that shares the "happys" in their life.

Grades 1–3
Sparks
Overcome the Overwhelm

by Molly Sprayregen, 826CHI

Informational
Narrative

In this social-emotional learning writing prompt, students write about strategies for recognizing and overcoming the feeling of overwhelm.

Grades 1–3
Sparks
What Do Feelings Sound Like?

by Molly Sprayregen, 826CHI

Poetry

In this social-emotional learning writing prompt, students reflect on the sound of feelings and use onomatopoeias in their poetry.

Grades 7–12
Sparks
Taboo Emotions with Tiphanie Yanique

by author Tiphanie Yanique

Narrative

In this Spark, students will explore two taboo emotions, desire and fear, by mapping where these feelings dwell in their bodies and using tactile language to describe their impact.