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Writing Prompts - Themes, Seasonal and Thinking Skills

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  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about birds of flight (not usually found in aquatic environments)of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flightless bird of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about birds of flight(not usually found in aquatic environments). One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about flightless birds. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about aquatic birds. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about flightless birds. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flying mammal of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a non-flying land mammal of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a marine mammal of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Students write the definition of an atom and molecule then complete an acrostic form.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students study an extinct plant species and discuss the affect it has had on a geographical area or a human community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer for the sales, use and/or preservation of a plant product. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the value of plants to an economy or culture. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this writing activity students research and explain how banana fibers are used to create a variety of products. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe how paper products are made from any number of plants and recycled plant products. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the irradiation of food to protect people against food-borne illnesses. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the the genetic manipulation of plants in the laboratory. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • A colorful writing prompt for the month of June. Includes three pages of goal-related activities.
  • This is a fun and productive 8 page end-of-the-year project. Students will write and reflect about their school year memories. Picture and autograph pages are included.

  • Research forms to use with a study of Nelson Mandela.

  • Five narrative prompts and five expository prompts, all with a Christmas theme.
  • Includes: Danny the Dragonfly, Duck Travels, Marty the Butterfly, Friends at the Pond (Descriptive Writing), Life on a Lily Pad and Swan Story. Six pages of lined paper with pond-story writing prompts and cute illustrations at the top.
  • Four pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a cowboy/rodeo theme.
  • Word prompts including six poem forms, acrostics, similes, rap.
  • Unlined cornucopia-shaped page with the writing prompt "I am thankful because...". Cut out for a shapebook or hang on the wall.
  • Write the directions for cooking a turkey.
  • Seven pages: 1) an overview planner; 2) WHO was on board; 3) WHAT did the Mayflower look like; 4) WHEN - make a timeline; 5) WHERE- map the Mayflower's route; 6) WHY- writing prompts about the Pilgrims; 7) HOW- planning the trip.
  • The people who came over on the Mayflower ...
  • Moving to a new place is exciting...
  • Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Look at the picture and write a story to go with it.
  • Writing prompts requiring creative thinking go together to make a booklet about an alien - what it would eat, drink, etc., in order to live on a particular planet.
  • Choose characters, settings, and conflicts from the pictures, and then build a story around them. A fun creative writing exercise.
  • 13 pages for students to fill with memories of field trips, friendships and more, including space for drawings, cut outs, and other artwork. A great end-of-year project.
  • 16 card strips for students to cut out, complete, and connect on a ring for a flip book of happy memories, from what they learned to what they loved.
  • Like other kids, except... Eight cute story starters with b/w illustrations.
  • [member-created with abctools] Fill in the flower-themed border paper (with "Mom" in the upper-left corner) with "top ten reasons why I love my mom."
  • "An interesting thing about my brother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • "An interesting thing about my sister is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • "An interesting thing about my mother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Cover page for a booklet-report about a real or imaginary trip to Barbados. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.