My students gave me some of their best writing this spring. My favorite reactions were to this prompt -
They were completely angry for the first minute of this video - I could see their eyes roll at their friends... And then, of course it reversed.
I got them all hoppin' mad at the whole "Ohh - this is what people think of your generation... blah blah blah" I'm sure if they realized that I was just trying to get them fueled up for their writing....
Their journals were an awesome read - Lot's of hope for the future!