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Enchanted Pocket Watch Writing Prompt

One evening, as you explore your grandmother’s attic, you stumble upon an ancient-looking pocket watch that glows mysteriously. As soon as you touch it, the room spins, and you find yourself in a different era! What period did you land in, and what adventures await you there?

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

What are some characteristics of an ancient-looking pocket watch?

How would you describe the feeling of the room spinning around you?

Can you imagine what era you might have traveled to with the pocket watch?

What kind of adventures do you think you could have in a different time period?

What sights, sounds, and smells might you encounter in the era you landed in?

How would you interact with the people you meet in this new time period?

What would you be most curious to explore or find out about in the past?

How might you try to get back to your own time using the pocket watch?

What challenges do you think you would face in a different era?

How would you use the items found in your grandmother’s attic to help you in your adventures?

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