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New Year’s Eve Time Travel Writing Prompt

Imagine a special clock in your town square that can transport you to any time in the past or future for one day but only works on New Year’s Eve. Where would you go, and what would you do?

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

What is a memorable event from the past you would love to experience firsthand, and why?

If you could visit the future, what year would you choose and what do you think it would be like?

Can you think of an important historical figure you would want to meet, and what would you ask them?

If you went back to the time of the dinosaurs, what would you do there?

What precautions would you take to make sure you don’t change the future when visiting the past?

How would you prepare for a trip to a different time period, considering the clothes, language, and customs?

What kind of celebration would you attend or organize on New Year’s Eve if you could time travel?

Would you rather observe a day in the life of your ancestors or a day in the life of future generations?

Imagine being in the future and bringing back something to help people today; what would it be and how would it help?

If you could witness the completion of a famous monument or building in the past, which one would you choose and why?

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