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  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Pourquoi Prompts (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Pourquoi Prompts (upper elem)'. Six creative prompts for writing "just so" stories. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Variety (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Variety (elem)'. Five writing prompts. Includes illustrations, lined paper and suggestions for teachers. Seven pages in all.
  • 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)'. Five narrative prompts and five expository prompts, all with a Christmas theme.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Thanksgiving - Turkey' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Thanksgiving - Turkey'. "T is for turkey..." Trace and cut out. This turkey-shaped shapebook has five pages of short turkey-related prompts.
  • Use this 'Think and Write: Pumpkins (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Think and Write: Pumpkins (elem/upper elem)'. Pumpkins in transformation, pumpkins in space, pumpkins in advertising. Fantastic pumpkin-themed creative thinking and writing work for elementary/upper elementary students.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Friends (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Friends (elem/upper elem)'. "Write about a friend of yours." Lined paper with an illustration of friends and a prompt to write about a friend.
  • Use this 'Activities: Holidays' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Activities: Holidays'. General activities to use with any holiday.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Halloween (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Halloween (elementary)'. Two Halloween-themed writing prompts, about trick-or-treating and jack-o'-lanterns.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: Fall Leaves (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: Fall Leaves (elementary)'. Lined paper with illustrations of leaves in the surrounding border.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Winter (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Winter (elementary)'. "Winter..." ten pages of delightful winter-related writing prompts and writing exercises.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Winter Metaphors (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Winter Metaphors (primary/elem)'. Winter is ___." Use this paper, with snowmen in the surrounding border, to write a winter poem.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Groundhog Day' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Groundhog Day'. "Describe what the weather is like where you live." Lined paper with writing prompt and cute illustration of a groundhog.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Nature Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Nature Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Story Planner: Country' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Planner: Country'. Use this form to plan a story that takes place in the country you are studying.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Pond Theme (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Pond Theme (elem/upper elem)'. Includes: Danny the Dragonfly, Duck Travels, Marty the Butterfly, Friends at the Pond (Descriptive Writing), Life on a Lily Pad and Swan Story. Six pages of lined paper with pond-story writing prompts and cute illustrations at the top.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Spring (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Spring (elementary)'. Three pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a spring theme.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Earth Day (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Earth Day (elementary)'. "Write about ways you can help." Lined paper with an Earth Day illustration at the top and a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Earth Day (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Earth Day (upper elementary)'. Two pages of lined paper with illustrations of recycling and the earth in the left-hand border, and at the top, respectively. Use for reports,poem, or stories. Great for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Cowboy/Rodeo (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Cowboy/Rodeo (upper elem)'. Four pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a cowboy/rodeo theme.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Spring Is... (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Spring Is... (elementary)'. Flower-shaped shapebook with nine pages of writing prompts like, "The best part about spring is..."
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Rain Forest (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Rain Forest (elementary)'. Seven pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a rain forest theme.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My Vacation (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My Vacation (elem/upper elem)'. Writing form with prompts to write about your summer vacation.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)'. Unlined paper with illustrations of school-related objects in the surrounding border (apples, pencils, crayons) and the writing prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)'. Wide-lined paper with illustrations of school-related objects like pencils and apples in the surrounding border, and the prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Use this 'Rules and Practice: Pronouns' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Rules and Practice: Pronouns'. Simple introduction with lots of practice. Nine pages and an answer key
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Dad' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Dad'. "My dad is... " Short Dad-themed writing prompts with the word "Dad" repeated in color in the surrounding border.
  • Use this 'Story Starters: End of the School Year (multiage)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starters: End of the School Year (multiage)'. Ten story starters for "end of the school year" stories.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Summer Goals (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Summer Goals (elementary)'. "I have many goals for this summer..." with an illustration of the sun at the top of the page.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Emotions and the Trumpet of the Swan' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Emotions and the Trumpet of the Swan'. "Louis has a lot of different emotions throughout the book..."
  • Use this 'Book: Trumpet of the Swan - Diary Entry form' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Trumpet of the Swan - Diary Entry form'. Use this form to keep a diary like Sam's.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th Heroes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th Heroes (elem/upper elem)'. "There were many heroes during the September 11th tragedy. Write about a hero or a heroic event that made an impression on you."
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Fall (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Fall (elem/upper elem)'. Nine pages of lined paper with illustrations of fall leaves in the surrounding border and fall-related writing prompts such as, "Write about a fun experience you have had in the fall."
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: October (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: October (elementary)'. Word prompts including six poem forms, acrostics, similes, rap.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Halloween 1' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Halloween 1'. One dark and rainy Halloween... (lined paper)
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: My Friends' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: My Friends'. Lined writing paper with the title "My Friends" at the top.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Pumpkins (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Pumpkins (elementary)'. Five great writing prompts for pumpkin-themed fairy tales (from "Gourdilocks and the Three Hares" to "Jack and the Pumpkin Vine"). Creative fun!
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Halloween - Frankenstein' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Halloween - Frankenstein'. Upper elementary lines; with a Frankenstein's monster illustration to prompt a creative story.
  • Use this 'Story Planner: Great Pumpkin' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Planner: Great Pumpkin'. "Josh and his friends grew the biggest pumpkin..." A writing prompt and two story planners to help write a great pumpkin story.
  • Use this 'Story Planner: Mummy' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Planner: Mummy'. Lined paper with a mummy illustration, and two story planners to help write a fantastic mummy story.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Cornucopia (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Cornucopia (elementary)'. Unlined cornucopia-shaped page with the writing prompt "I am thankful because...". Cut out for a shapebook or hang on the wall.