"Using the five senses, describe a snowman"
How To Essays:
"How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwhich"
"How to Make your Bed"
"How to be Successful in School"
"Write a letter to your school principal to convince him about a change that you believe needs to be made at this school." (also persuasive)
"Write a letter to Mrs. Foreman's 96 year old grandmother. Describe who you are, what you are studying in school, and your summer plans."
Compare and Contrast Essays:
"Compare and contrast Japanese and American cultures."
"Compare and contrast a summer day and a winter day."
"Compare and constrast - student choice of topic."
"Imagine what your life would be like if you could only see in black and white."
"Imagine the perfect day from the time you wake up until it's time for bed."
"Write a letter to your school principal to convince him about a change that you believe needs to be made at this school." (also letter writing)
"What is the perfect pet?"