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Writing Prompts - Themes, Seasonal and Thinking Skills

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  • "An interesting thing about my sister is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • 20 simple prompts for holidays and other special occasions in October, with wide divided lines to write and space to draw.
  • 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.
  • Illustrated page for writing about how to build a snowman.
  • Illustrated page for writing about a favorite toy.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about animal exhibit safety. 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 available in the Zoo Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Zoo".
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about amphibians. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Amphibians 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 reptiles of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the PowerPoint presentation Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom found in the Theme Unit: Living on Planet Earth.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about aquatic invertebrates 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.
  • 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.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about aquatic invertebrates. 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 assignment students investigate and write a case study of an endangered plant species and discuss the importance it has in their 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 informational flyer describing proper care of a specific plant. 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 paragraph and essay writing assignment students use their own ideas to define the abstract term defense in relation to plant survival strategies. One of many 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.
  • 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite thing derived from plants. 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.

  • This is a fun and productive 7 page end-of-the-year project. Students will reflect, draw, and write about their school year memories. Includes autograph and picture pages.

  • This is a writing activity for the first day of second grade.

  • Six page summer writing journal, with space to color and draw pictures.

  • Four colorful pages with writing prompts with a summer 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.
  • "Write about ways you can help." Lined paper with an Earth Day illustration at the top and a writing prompt.
  • Wide-lined paper with illustrations of school-related objects like pencils and apples in the surrounding border, and the prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Word prompts including six poem forms, acrostics, similes, rap.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • [member-created document] Trace and cut out. This butterfly-shaped shapebook has prompts for students to answer about butterflies.
  • Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. For this writing prompt, students will first use their creative skills to design gadgets using simple items in their homes.
  • Like other kids, except... Eight cute story starters with b/w illustrations.
  • "Jeremy found that when your father is President of the United States, strange things happen,like the time when..." Eight pages of story starters about the wild adventures of various children, including cute illustrations and wide lines for writing.
  • "An interesting thing about my mother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • 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 Barbados. Writing prompts to go with the cover are available on our member site.
  • 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their experience with a pet or farm animal. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on 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.
  • 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.