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Writing Prompts - Themes, Seasonal and Thinking Skills

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  • 22 simple prompts for holidays and other special occasions in November, with wide divided lines to write and space to draw.
  • 21 simple prompts for holidays and other special occasions in January, with wide divided lines to write and space to draw.
  • Cover page for a booklet-report about a real or imaginary trip to Algeria. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.
  • Cover page for a booklet-report about a real or imaginary trip to Bangladesh. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.
  • 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.
  • Cover page for a booklet-report about a real or imaginary trip to India. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.
  • Illustrated page for writing about how to build a snowman.
  • Cute writing assignment to report on frogs in a fun way. Bordered with frogs. Writing prompts with space for student input.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about an animal species of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the PowerPoint presentation Animal Kingdom found in the Theme Unit: Living on Planet Earth.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about reptiles. 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 Reptiles 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 flying insects of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates 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 invertebrates. 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 Invertebrates 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 flying insects and bugs. 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 Invertebrates 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 wingless insects and bugs. 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 Invertebrates 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.
  • A three page set of forms for planning and writing a research report on atoms and molecules.
  • Students write the definition of an atom and molecule then complete an acrostic form.
  • Write an opinion paper on the importance of freedom of speech. Do you think this is an important right? Why? CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1

  • 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.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity students will satisfy curiosity about how some plants grow from seed and create a report using a variety of resources. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • A colorful writing prompt for the month of June. Includes three pages of goal-related activities.
  • Sample: This is a sample of writing prompts with one page per grades K-5. The prompts progress in dificulty.  This is a sample of the Common Core Writing Standards: Text Types and Purpose - Opinions. W.K.1 through W.5.1

  • Talk and Turn is an activity that encourages speaking and sharing ideas and listening to others. Common Core: Speaking and Listening SL.3.1, SL.4.1, W.4.1, W.3.1

  • A winter-themed booklet, including four pages for students to color and write a few sentences describing each picture.

  • Imagine you are a professional chef. Write what you would like to have for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Include the ingredients and draw a picture of each dish.

  • This 6 page shapebook asks students about their favorite activities. Cut and color to create a booklet.

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

  • Students draw and write what they know about fall. It is aligned with the Common Core standards. CC: ELA: W.2.K

  • General activities to use with any holiday.
  • Use this form to plan a story that takes place in the country you are studying.
  • "Write about ways you can help." Lined paper with an Earth Day illustration at the top and a writing prompt.
  • Flower-shaped shapebook with nine pages of writing prompts like, "The best part about spring is..."
  • Trace and cut out the computer-shaped pages for a shapebook. Includes writing prompts that highlight the school year, and room to draw pictures. Multi-age.
  • "There were many heroes during the September 11th tragedy. Write about a hero or a heroic event that made an impression on you."
  • Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Explains what a simile is, gives some examples, and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own similes about their state.
  • A new year has arrived and you can look forward to reaching new goals. You can also learn from the past and from those who are older than you. Interview someone older than you. Use this form for writing your questions and answers.