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  • 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 'Writing Prompts: 18 Creative Prompts (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: 18 Creative Prompts (elem)'. Eighteen writing prompts for younger students, with lines for writing. Includes teaching suggestions.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: 99 Journal Topics (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: 99 Journal Topics (elem)'. Journal topics for 99 entries.
  • Use this 'Fiction: A Rainy Day (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: A Rainy Day (primary)'. A short reading comprehension about a rainy fall day, followed by a "color and write" on the same theme.
  • 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 Activity: A Trip to Algeria (elem/upper elem) - cover only' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Algeria (elem/upper elem) - cover only'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Bangladesh(elem/upper elem) - cover only' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Bangladesh(elem/upper elem) - cover only'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Barbados (elem/upper elem) - cover only' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to Barbados (elem/upper elem) - cover only'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to India (elem/upper elem) - cover only' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to India (elem/upper elem) - cover only'. 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.
  • 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 'Cloze: Adjectives All About Me! elem/upper elem' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Cloze: Adjectives All About Me! elem/upper elem'. "I like to wear __ clothes. My ears are __ and __." Complete the sentences with adjectives.

  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: All About Me!' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: All About Me!'. "All About Me" This free twelve-page unit helps students express their interests and goals.
  • 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 'Science Report Planner: Atom & Molecule (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Science Report Planner: Atom & Molecule (elem/upper elem)'. A three page set of forms for planning and writing a research report on atoms and molecules.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Atom & Molecules (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Atom & Molecules (elem/upper elem)'. Students write the definition of an atom and molecule then complete an acrostic form.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Cloth Fabric from Plant Fibers (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Cloth Fabric from Plant Fibers (middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Safety (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Safety (middle/high)'. 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".
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research-Seed Germination (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research-Seed Germination (middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Amphibians (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Amphibians (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about amphibian order of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the PowerPoint presentation Amphibians of the Animal Kingdom found in the Theme Unit: Living on Planet Earth.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Animal Species (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Animal Species (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Aquatic Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Aquatic Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flightless bird 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Mammals (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Flying Mammals (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a flying 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Land Mammals (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Land Mammals (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a non-flying land 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Marine Mammals (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Marine Mammals (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Reptiles (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Reptiles (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Wingless Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry for Wingless Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Amphibians (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Amphibians (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Animals and Climate (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Animals and Climate (upper/middle/high)'. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about an animal species and climate. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Aquarium Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Aquarium Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about animal species found at the aquarium. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Aquatic Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Aquatic Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Birds of Flight (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flightless Birds (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flying Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Flying Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Wingless Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Wingless Invertebrates (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about wingless 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.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Bucket and Shovel (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Bucket and Shovel (elementary)'. Trace and cut out. This elementary lined, bucket-shaped shapebook has prompts for students to answer about their favorite beach activities.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Build a Snowman' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Build a Snowman'. Illustrated page for writing about how to build a snowman.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Building Community - Character Traits in the Classroom' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Building Community - Character Traits in the Classroom'. Students work with a partner to identify 4 character traits; then determine what they look and sound like in the classroom. In addition, acting out these traist is a fun classroom sharing activity to build community.