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Writing Prompt ~ Going To

Writing Prompt: What are you going to do today? “Going to” is used for future plans or intentions. It can also be used to predict the future based on evidence. Review how to use going to here. Then demonstrate your understanding by writing a postcard to a friend or family member from a destination you just reached. Explain what you are going to do this week. Include some predictions based on evidence.

Example

Hi Tracey,We just arrived in Florida. I am going to unpack our bags after I write this postcard. It is raining now, but I think it’s going to clear up soon. We’re going to go to the beach when the sun comes out. It’s going to be very hot. I’m going to bring an umbrella, a hat, and some sunscreen. We’re going to order a pizza tonight. Your dad doesn’t feel like going out for dinner tonight, because we’re going to be eating out a lot this week.I’m going to miss you! See you next week.

Love Mom

PS: When are you going to go on holiday?

Try this writing prompt in your notebook or on your MyEC blog.

15 Comments on “Writing Prompt ~ Going To”

  1. jose antonio vazquez hernandez says:

    Hello mom,I just arrived in Spain. I am going to go to house my friend Roberto and after I am going to go to the stadium Santiago Bernabeu, I am going to watch the soccer game for the Real Madrid. Tomorrow Roberto and me are going to walk for the city and in the afternoon we are going to eat the famous saucer. I’m going to miss you! See you monday.

    Love Mom

  2. Oscar says:

    Hi Omar,I just arrived in Paris. I am going to unpack my bags after I write this postcard. It is cloudy now, but I think it’s going to clear up soon. I going to go to the eiffel tower. Tomorrow I’m going to visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and after maybe go to the lexembourg gardens.Before returning to home I’m going to visit to view the picasso museum and i will go to eat the famous onions soup or as they say here Soupe a L’Oignon.

    See you yhe next week bye.

    PS:I hope don’t forget buy a memory for you.

  3. JOSE GAMEZ says:

    Hi Jose just arrived in Mexico Tomorrow I will go to the National Auditorium to the metal concert, on Wednesday I will visit the Basilica of Guadalupe and the other days I will go shopping. That you want me to take you?.
    regards

  4. Hi mom, I just arrived in Paris, i arrived at 7:30 am. I’m going to unpack the suitcase and after tahat i’m going to walk arround the city it is a day cloudy is very good for walk.
    i am going to take the dinner after the match. I will buy a pizza and some beer ,you recommend some restaurant.
    Know that I am going to miss them. See you when the vacations it’s over.

    good bey

  5. Daniel says:

    Hi Diana, how are you? Im so tired I’m in Dallas’ airport, I’m going to arrived to Miami at 8:00 am. First, after of send you a meessage I’m going to unpack my bag and eat something, then my mom is going out with my aunt so I’m goint to watch some movie with my cousind. There’s so beautiful but is so hot too. When I finish my dinner I promise I will call you. See u soon.
    Ly.
    Daniel Rivera

  6. Hello friend I’m going to travel to Colombia to visit it, visit its wonders, I’ll eat typical food, I’ll swim in its beautiful lakes and rivers, but I’ll also live the night life of this beautiful place.
    I hope you someday come.
    See you as soon as I get back.

  7. Gg says:

    Hi Paula. I just arrived in Zacatecas. I’m going to take my backpack and I’m going to go out of the airport. I’m going to take a taxi to the house of my parents. I’m going to take a bath and I’m going to eat a snack. So I’m going to call Tereaa and we are going to go to Galerias in Zacatecas. I’m going to miss you so much! 🙁

    Love Gerardo

  8. Paulina Alejandra Blanco Santana says:

    Hi!! Oscar. How are you? I hope you are fine. Well I just arrive in Dubai, the city is beautiful. I’m tire for the trip. I’m going to stay in the most luxury hotel in Dubai i don´t remember their name. Tomorrow I’m going to visit diferents places for exaple the Mezquita and maybe I´m going to take my lunch.
    Afternoon I¿m going to jump from te parachute on the palm, I’m going to try take many photos for you. Anf finaly I´m going to take a dinner nex to the fountain and see the ligth show.
    I love you and miss you 🙁
    See you later. :v

  9. Jhoana says:

    Hi Karla what about everything? I just arrived in London, I’m very taired,I’m going to arrive in the airport at 11:30 am. It is a day cloudy but is perfect to walk.
    Tomorrow afternoon I’m going to go on a city tour and I’m going to drink a delicious tea (a typical drink of london). I’m going to be here for a couple of weeks, maybe three.

    i am going to stay in a hotel in the center.
    see you in this month,
    bye

  10. Hi Diana, how are you? Im so tired I’m in Dallas’ airport, I’m going to arrived to Miami at 8:00 am. First, after of send you a meessage I’m going to unpack my bag and eat something, then my mom is going out with my aunt so I’m goint to watch some movie with my cousind. There’s so beautiful but is so hot too. When I finish my dinner I promise I will call you. See u soon.
    Ly.
    Mayra Portugal

  11. Paula Sánchez says:

    Hi everyone, family! The trip was a little long, but I finally arrived in Buenos Aires. It’s a beautiful place and the weather is very good. The first thing I will do is take a bath and then I will find a good place to eat. Tonight, I’m going to visit a friend at his house to talk about our experiences at the university.
    Tomorrow afternoon I’m going to go on a city tour and I’m going to drink a delicious “mate” (a typical drink of Argentina). I’m going to be here for a couple of weeks, maybe three.
    Know that I am going to miss them.

    With love, Paula! <3

  12. Juan Daniel Rodriguez says:

    Hi chuy. We just arrived in chicago.
    Im going to go to the beach after i write this postcard.
    it is very sunny now, its going to very hot
    we are going to go to the beach with my cousins and friends
    im going to miss you
    see you next monday

  13. Hi Carlos , I just arrive in Houston. i am going to arrive in the airport at 7:30 am. It is a day cloudy but is perfect to walk.
    i am going to go the football americano, i like to watch the Texans.
    i am going to take the dinner after the match. I will buy a pizza and some beer ,you recommend some restaurant.

    i am going to stay in a hotel in the center.
    see you in this week,
    bye

  14. Lulu says:

    Hi Martha! I just arrived in Paris. I’m going to unpack the suitcase and after that i’m going to walk around the city.
    I’m going to go to the Eiffel Tower in the afternoon and I’m going to have dinner at some french restaurant.
    I’m going to miss you! See you when the vacations it’s over.

    Love Lulu:)

  15. Martha says:

    Hi Martha, I just arrived in Paris. I’m going to unpack the suitcase and after tahat i’m going to walk arround the city.
    I’m going to go to the Eiffel Tower when the sun goes down. I’m going to have dinner at some french restaurant.
    I’m going to miss you! See you when the vacations it’s over.

    Love Lulu.

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