Using Opening Lines as Writing Prompts

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Help your writers get started with these hooks! Twenty-five opening lines from the "Lives" column in the New York Times Magazine act as prompts for creative writing. Have your learners choose one prompt and write an original essay. Scholars can write memoirs, poems, plays, etc.

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9th - 12th
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