Ah, yes. It’s that time of year when civilized people abandon their civilized ways and head out into the Great Outdoors to battle the elements.
Camping adventures are a great source of material for writing. Think of the potential for disaster– sudden storms, bugs, wild animal encounters, bugs, cooking disasters, bugs, forgotten supplies, bugs and the list goes on.
This writing challenge can be fact or fiction– write a camping story in which everything goes horribly wrong. If you’ve done some camping, draw upon some of your own experiences, then use your imagination to stretch and reshape them. Of course, you may want to find a silver lining in amongst those dark clouds of misfortune.
Your prompt for this writing challenge is: “I knew this camping trip would be a disaster when…”
- In your Bonus Word List Manager, go to the Shared tab and copy over the “Camping” Bonus Word List. You may want to add some of your own words to the list. Be sure to assign the list to your class.
- As mentioned above, the prompt for this writing challenge is, “I knew this camping trip would be a disaster when…”