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Resource: Tons of Big, Huge, and Giant Prompts!

Sometimes you just need a tiny prompt to serve your purpose, but other times you need a whole bunch of big, huge, and GIANT prompts! To get your students thinking big, we’ve got a gigantic list of 50 gargantuan (colossal, enormous) prompts below, with an additional 50 huge (immense, mammoth) prompts in the giveaway at the bottom of this article.

Here are five exercises you could use giant prompts for: 

  • Giant Mime Team Exercise: Have students work together to mime picking up a giant item, all at the same time. What happens if someone starts to wobble and lose their grip?
  • Tableau Scene: Divide students into groups of four. Have them create a frozen picture where one or more students are huge and the rest are miniature.
  • Playwriting Exercise: Write a scene in which a detective must track down a criminal mastermind. The criminal mastermind is stealing huge items using a chemical compound that makes the items tiny.
  • Staging Challenge: Using the premise in the Playwriting Exercise above, answer the following questions:
    • How would you stage the miniature item?
    • How would you stage the same item in huge form?
    • How would you stage the transformation of the item from huge to tiny (or vice versa)?
  • Improv Exercise: Improvise a scene in which characters are lost in a gigantic location.

Be sure to check out our full prompt collectionfor even more inspiration!

1. A stadium
2. A mansion
3. A palace
4. A castle
5. A skyscraper
6. A desert
7. The Grand Canyon
8. Niagara Falls
9. The Great Barrier Reef
10. The Dubai Mall
11. The Maelstrom whirlpool
12. The Trans-Canada Highway
13. St. Peter’s Basilica
14. Mount Fuji
15. The Great Pyramid of Giza
16. A monument
17. A cruise ship
18. A freight train
19. A monster truck
20. A transport truck
21. The ocean
22. A tornado
23. An iceberg
24. A blue whale
25. An elephant
26. A rhinoceros
27. A hippopotamus 
28. An ostrich
29. A Flemish giant rabbit
30. A lion’s mane jellyfish
31. An anaconda
32. A leatherback turtle
33. A Mastiff dog
34. A Great Dane dog
35. Clifford, the Big Red Dog
36. A dinosaur
37. A sequoia tree
38. A coast redwood tree
39. An important decision
40. A lottery jackpot
41. The birth of a child
42. Buying your first home
43. Graduation day
44. The first day of school
45. The first day of your first job
46. A wedding
47. A fairy-tale giant
48. A galaxy
49. A comet
50. The planet Jupiter


Click here for 50 more massive prompts.
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