Week 1 January
Year in Review
Jot down a quick summary of this past calendar year... its highs and lows.
Peer into a crystal ball and the future of (y)our world 50 years from now.
If you could switch places with someone, who would it be? Explain.
How would life change if Mom / Dad had their way with your New Year's resolutions.
Why are weight loss plans rarely successful? What, in your opinion, works?
Week 2 January
Share a State of the Union message to the country... from your perspective.
Discuss how healthy choices while young could improve your life much later.
Share everything you know about an instrument that you really like.
Never Give Up
Tell about a time you wanted to quit but kept on trying... and the end result.
I Have a Dream
What can you do, personally, to help Dr. Kings dream come true?
Week 3 January
Write a multi-sensory description of your favorite time of day.
Freedom of Speech
What does this constitutional right mean to you? Should there be limits?.
Our Food Network
Explain the importance of protecting each link in mother nature's food chain.
It's Not Over...
Tell about a time when you thought the game was won, but then...
Any personal experience with not paying attention? Write about it.
Week 4 January
Real World Math
Describe yourself, a favorite activity, or place, in the form of a story problem.
Life... Take Two
Ever wish that you could rewind a moment in time... Explain.
Taste of Home
What meals will be missed from mom's kitchen after leaving home?
Share some annoying human behaviors that drives you (or others) crazy.
Tell of a "ride to remember" on a vehicle (or animal) of your choice.