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Writing Prompts - Themes, Seasonal and Thinking Skills

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In this writing activity students describe how to prepare, cook and serve food from plants. 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 food that is derived from a plant: fruit, vegetable, grain or berry. 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.
  • 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.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity students will satisfy curiosity about fabrics made from plant fibers 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.
  • 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.
  • Colorful writing prompt with a golf theme. Use vocabulary words to build sentences about golf.
  • 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

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

  • 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 end-of-the-year project. Students will reflect upon everything they have learned throughout the year by creating an ABC Reflections Book. For each letter of the alphabet, they will identify up to 3 ideas, words, concepts, etc. they learned, starting with that letter.

  • For a fun end-of-the-year project, have students create a brochure to 'sell' their grade to next year's students. They will reflect on what they have learned, their challenges, and why new students will love it. 

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

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

  • Six page journal with writing prompts about summer activities.

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

  • Four colorful pages with writing prompts with a summer theme.

  • Summer writing prompts for grades 1 and  2.  Four colorful pages with a summer theme.

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

  • Students give an example of how they show the character traits: Honesty, Caring, Kind, Responsible and Respectful.

  • 10 different sentence starters about Dad. Would make a great gift for Father's Day. Coloring pages included.

  • This 17 page packet contains a portfolio cover, goal setting sheets, portfolio contents dividers and reflection sheets. Perfect for upper elementary portfolio management.

  • Eight pages of writing prompts and exercises including "how to write a hook," and "time-sequence transition words".
  • "Describe what the weather is like where you live." Lined paper with writing prompt and cute illustration of a groundhog.
  • Use this form to plan a story that takes place in the country you are studying.
  • Seven pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a rain forest theme.
  • Ten story starters for "end of the school year" stories.
  • 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.
  • Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • "When I think about peace, I think about..." with an illustration of a dove at the top of the page.
  • Explains what a simile is, gives some examples, and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own similes about their state.
  • Look at the picture and write a story to go with it.
  • Lined paper with illustrations of snowmen at the top and the prompt, "How to build a snowman..."