The Triangle Shirtwaist Company always kept its doors locked to ensure that the young immigrant women stayed stooped over their machines and didn’t steal anything. When a fire broke out on Saturday, March 25, 1911, on the eighth floor of the New York City factory, the locks sealed the workers’ fate. In just 30 minutes, 146 were killed.
Inspire Creativity! This PDF File contains 45 writing prompts for your students to respond to during the first 5-10 minutes of class. Students work on building their enjoyment of writing by responding to varied and interesting writing prompts. This set of 45 prompts includes photographs, persuasion, compare and contrast, silly, and serious questions for students to consider.