Writing Prompt: Fire Drill
“Class, today we’re going to have a practice fire drill,” said Ms. Ellis, as she clicked across the room in her brand new pair of stilettos. “You should all know what to during fire drills by now, so I won’t have to quiz you. Okay?”
“Okay, Ms. Ellis,” the class chimed.
Angelica Quinn raised her hand. “Ms. Ellis, when do we have the fire drill?” she inquired.
“Hmm...hang on.” Ms. Ellis looked at her purple wristwatch. “It’ll commence in five...four...three...two...one.”
Instantly, a loud buzzing rang through the classroom and throughout the school. “It’s the fire alarm!” Winston Conway yelled.
“All right, everyone,” Ms. Ellis said, raising her voice so that she could be heard above the buzzing. “You know what to do.”
“That’s right, we do know what to do,” said Lewis Abney, the smartest boy in class. “Right, everyone?”