My Dinner Guest
This worksheet presents a writing prompt for sixth-grade students, where they are asked to imagine having dinner with any person of their choice, from any time period. The prompt encourages them to think about whom they would invite and to articulate their reasons for this choice. The lines provided below the prompt offer space for students to write their response, detailing their choice of a dinner guest and reflecting on the significance of this person to them.
The worksheet aims to develop the students’ creative and reflective writing abilities by prompting them to engage with a hypothetical scenario. It teaches students to express their thoughts and preferences in writing while providing a rationale for their choices. This exercise also encourages students to make connections with historical or contemporary figures they find inspiring or intriguing. Moreover, it helps foster critical thinking as they consider the impact and contributions of individuals across time.