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  • 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 '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 'Shapebook: Rocket (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Rocket (elementary)'. Trace and cut out. This rocket-shaped shapebook has a prompt for students to answer about "If I Lived on the Moon."
  • 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 Homeschool Memory Book (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: My Homeschool 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., with a homeschool focus.
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Design a Gadget (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Design a Gadget (middle school)'. 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.
  • 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 'How to... Write an Exciting Story' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'How to... Write an Exciting Story'. Kid-friendly instructions help students creatively create the elements of an exciting story.
  • Use this 'Story Starters (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starters (elementary)'. Fifteen simple writing prompts to get your early writers off to a creative start. Includes wide-lined paper and space to draw illustrations.
  • Use this 'Story Starters: Like Most Other Kids Except (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starters: Like Most Other Kids Except (elementary)'. "Like other kids, except..." Eight pages of fun story starters for elementary students.
  • Use this 'Story Starter: Like Other Kids Except... (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: Like Other Kids Except... (elementary)'. Like other kids, except... Eight cute story starters with b/w illustrations.
  • Use this 'Story Starter: Children (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: Children (elementary)'. "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.
  • Use this 'Story Starter: Like most other kids, except... (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: Like most other kids, except... (elementary)'. 15 illustrated story starters about kids.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas - Dear Santa (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas - Dear Santa (elementary)'. "Hold on to your reindeer, Santa, here it goes - " Write a list of good things you have accomplished this year with this form.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: My Fish (Primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: My Fish (Primary)'. Trace and cut out. This fish-shaped shapebook has simple prompts for early readers to answer about their fish.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Picture Dictionary Skills (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Picture Dictionary Skills (elem/upper elem)'. Scroll-shaped shapebook with picture dictionary skill-related writing prompts such as "translate the words from the dictionary into your language" or "choose ten words and write one sentence for each word."
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Star' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Star'. Star shape with simple writing prompt ("I can..."). Trace and cut out, and use to make a shapebook or to decorate the classroom or a bulletin board.
  • Use this 'Poem Form: Valentine Balloon' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poem Form: Valentine Balloon'. Write a poem in the heart-shaped balloon.