I love assignments which are cross-curricular. They allow more time and effort to be focused on a single topic. For example, if you are studying World War II in history class, a writing assignment could include this interesting lesson plan.
Check out this site about the D-Day Memorial:
(Click to enlarge)
If you are near Roanoke, VA, this would make an interesting field trip.
(They accept donations, also.)
To reinforce your writing skills today, review the usage of the semi-colon.
Excellent Purdue Owl videos here:
Three nice short videos on the use of the semicolon by Zachery Koppelmann.
Also, the Oatmeal.com has a humorous look at the use of the semicolon:
Go forth and write!