Speculative Writing

What is it?  Creating a fictional story based on a given situation speculating (guessing) about what could happen next

How do you do it? 

Speculative writing asks you to speculate on what might happen based on a specific situation.

The speculative prompt usually presents a brief scenario.  Students will use that scenario as a springboard for writing a story, drawing on stories they have read as well as their own experiences to develop ideas for their own stories.

If there are multiple parts to the prompt, make sure you answer/include EACH part in your final product!

Some speculative writing prompts


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