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Writing Prompts Worksheets

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  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Writing Exercises (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Writing Exercises (upper elementary)'. Eight pages of writing prompts and exercises including "how to write a hook," and "time-sequence transition words".
  • 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 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: 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: 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: 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 'Shapebook: My School Year' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: My School Year'. Trace and cut out the computer-shaped pages for a shapebook. Includes writing prompts that highlight the school year, and room to draw pictures. Multi-age.
  • 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 'Journal: Camp (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Journal: Camp (elem/upper elem)'. Print these journal pages and bind them. This makes a cute journal to take to camp. Quick and easy.
  • 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 '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 '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 Prompt: September 11th' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th'. "Did the events of that day change your thoughts about your life? In what ways, if any, did you change?"
  • 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 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 Prompt: Thanksgiving (middle) 3' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Thanksgiving (middle) 3'. When the Pilgrims came to the New World...
  • 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: 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: Emotion - Sad (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Emotion - Sad (primary)'. "One time I was sad because..."
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My wish for peace (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My wish for peace (elem/upper elem)'. Lined paper with the prompt, "My Wish for Peace"
  • 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 '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 '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 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 '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: 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.