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The Time-Traveling Backpack Writing Prompt

You find an old backpack in your attic, and it turns out to be a time-traveling backpack! Write a narrative about the first place you travel to with your backpack. Is it the past or the future? Describe the people, places, and things you see on your time-traveling adventure.

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

Would you travel to the past or the future?
How do you think the child feels in the attic?
What could be inside the suitcases?
Why do you think the sunlight is important in this picture?
Imagine you can hear the sounds in the attic. What would you hear besides the child’s footsteps?

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