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  • Use this 'Booklet: Simple Machines (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: Simple Machines (elementary)'. easy to read, vocabulary and pictures to color
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving (middle) 1-4' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving (middle) 1-4'. Four of our upper elementary/middle school writing prompts/discussion topics in one place. Thought-provoking Thanksgiving writing prompts.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Camels' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Camels'. Write an acrostic poem about camels. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Ladybug Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Ladybug Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Desert Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Desert Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Spring Birds (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Spring Birds (primary/elem)'. Write a short story to go with each of the four pictures of birds in the spring.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Peace (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Peace (upper elem)'. "When I think about peace, I think about..." with an illustration of a dove at the top of the page.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Positively Peace (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Positively Peace (upper elem/middle)'. Write positive statements about peace.
  • Use this 'Journal: Camp (all ages)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Journal: Camp (all ages)'. Cut out as many pages as you need and bind into a journal to keep track of summer camp activities.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: New Year's Resolutions (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: New Year's Resolutions (elem/upper elem)'. Write down your resolutions for the New Year.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Japan' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Japan'. Use this form to write an acrostic poem about Japan.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Proud American (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Proud American (primary/elem)'. "I am proud to be a United States citizen because..."
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: State Similes' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: State Similes'. Explains what a simile is, gives some examples, and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own similes about their state.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Mitten (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Mitten (elementary)'.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Valentine Picture (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Valentine Picture (elem)'. Look at the picture and write a story to go with it.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: How to Build a Snowman (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: How to Build a Snowman (upper elementary)'. Lined paper with illustrations of snowmen at the top and the prompt, "How to build a snowman..."
  • Use this 'Project: Interview Someone Older' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Project: Interview Someone Older'. 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.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: April (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: April (elementary)'. Use this acrostic form to help students write April poetry.
  • Use this 'Booklet: My Alien (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Alien (elem/upper elem)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: 101 Journal Topics (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: 101 Journal Topics (middle school)'. Use this two page list of journal topics as prompts for a daily journal. Students can mark off topics as they complete them.
  • Use this 'Story Starter: First Day of School (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: First Day of School (primary/elem)'. School-shaped page with the story starter "On the first day of school...".
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving (upper elementary)'. "Why do you think people are so generous and caring at Thanksgiving?" Five pages of thoughtful, Thanksgiving-related writing prompts on narrow-lined paper.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)'. Get students writing with these thought-provoking prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas (elementary)'. Choose characters, settings, and conflicts from the pictures, and then build a story around them. A fun creative writing exercise.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Butterfly (Elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Butterfly (Elementary)'. Trace and cut out. This butterfly-shaped shapebook has prompts for students to answer about butterflies.
  • Use this 'Story Starter: A Snowy Day' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: A Snowy Day'. "I love snow, but this was almost too much! Twenty-five inches of snow in one night. Fortunately, I knew exactly what to do!" Lined paper to write a story with this story starter.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Writing Packet (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Writing Packet (elementary)'. Writing packet with lots of pictures to help prompt students into writing a story, writing prompts and other ideas.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Paragraphs (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Paragraphs (upper elem/middle)'. Helps students understand the basics of paragraph writing. Choosing and ordering sentences, writing clear topic sentences, and more.
  • Use this 'Unit: Fairy Tales - The Three Pigs PLUS (primary/elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Unit: Fairy Tales - The Three Pigs PLUS (primary/elementary)'. Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Three Pigs. Following directions, practicing word sounds, reading comprehension, basic graph skills, and more are included in this engaging multitask unit.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Imagine you are a kite... (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Imagine you are a kite... (upper elementary)'. Four pages of prompts to write imaginatively about life as a kite. Colorful kite illustrations in the borders.
  • Use this 'Booklet: My Memory Book' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Memory Book'. A ten page book for students to fill in personal information, such as current favorites of all categories, goals made and met in the past year, friends, etc. A great way to encapsulate the past year, as well as create a lasting memento.
  • Use this 'Booklet: My Memory Book (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Memory Book (elementary)'. 12 half pages for students to fill in simple prompts and draw or attach pictures as illustrations for their favorite memories, etc.
  • Use this 'Booklet: My Memory Book (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Memory Book (elem/upper elem)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Form: Friendly Letter' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Form: Friendly Letter'. Wide-lined paper with a b/w illustration of books at the top and the opening "Dear..." and room to sign at the bottom
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Friendly Letter Form (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Friendly Letter Form (elementary)'. Wide-lined writing paper with a cute illustration of a bookworm at the top, in the form of a friendly letter (begins with "Dear..." and leaves space to sign at the end).
  • Use this 'Project: The Best Vacation Ever (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Project: The Best Vacation Ever (upper elem/middle)'. This 16 page vacation planner is a great project to help students understand the process of planning and organizing a vacation. Whether plans are for a low-budget camping trip in a nearby state park, or a fantastic voyage to a faraway country, students will have fun planning budgets, etc., with this unit.
  • Use this 'Booklet: Memory Strips' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: Memory Strips'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Three Words (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Three Words (elementary)'. Three pages of three word groupings to help students create sentences.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Add a New Cafeteria Food (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Add a New Cafeteria Food (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. This simple persuasive writing prompt could even be turned into a class project, if students are inspired.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. Students can describe their actual bedrooms, or their imaginary ideals.