If you are teaching a public speaking unit on debate or argumentation, the Minute to Win It activity is a great way to introduce the unit! This activity gets students in front of the class and plead their case for ONE MINUTE.
And now, pick a number between 1 and Instant writing prompt. :D - I actually started reading this as chapter titles XD now THAT would be one crazy story. Looks like a fun creative-writing exercise for the kiddos