Sixteen engaging photos of animals along with descriptions and questions. Use the prompts to inspire younger students to create monologues and skits!

Are you working with younger students? Here are 16 photos that will delight your young actors. Instructions for using the prompts to inspire students to write skits and scenes are included, and each photo comes with questions to help students jump-start their imaginations.

Example of an animal photo prompt with description and questions:

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Most cats are very sneaky. But this cat was caught in the act. What did he do to get himself arrested? Tell a funny story about a terrible deed done by a cat, and how he wound up getting caught. Share your stories in small groups and vote on one story to turn into a short play.

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