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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 the wingless insects and bugs 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.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about flying insects and bugs. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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.
  • A colorful writing prompt for the month of June. Includes three pages of goal-related activities.
  • 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.

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

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

  • Eighteen writing prompts for younger students, with lines for writing. Includes teaching suggestions.
  • Pumpkins in transformation, pumpkins in space, pumpkins in advertising. Fantastic pumpkin-themed creative thinking and writing work for elementary/upper elementary students.
  • Four pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a cowboy/rodeo theme.
  • Fun writing prompt and journal page for camp.
  • Simple introduction with lots of practice. Nine pages and an answer key
  • "There were many heroes during the September 11th tragedy. Write about a hero or a heroic event that made an impression on you."
  • Lined writing paper with the title "My Friends" at the top.
  • Lined paper with a mummy illustration, and two story planners to help write a fantastic mummy story.
  • Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Write a short story to go with each of the four pictures of birds in the spring.
  • Use this acrostic form to help students write April poetry.
  • [Member-created using abctools] School-shaped page with the story starter "On the first day of school...".
  • [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. Students can describe their actual bedrooms, or their imaginary ideals.
  • 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.
  • [member-created document] Trace and cut out. This elementary lined, bucket-shaped shapebook has prompts for students to answer about their favorite beach activities.
  • One of six writing prompts from our member site on Pluto's status as a dwarf planet.
  • A small picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.