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  • 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 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 '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 '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: 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 '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.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: Mother's Day (Primary, Elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: Mother's Day (Primary, Elementary)'. Fill in the flower-themed border paper (with "Mom" in the upper-left corner) with "top ten reasons why I love my mom."
  • Use this 'Science: The Water Cycle' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Science: The Water Cycle'. Use this worksheet to write and illustrate the water cycle.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Pluto (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Pluto (upper elem)'. One of six writing prompts from our member site on Pluto's status as a dwarf planet.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (elem/upper elem)'. A small picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (primary/elem)'. A large picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Brother' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Brother'. "An interesting thing about my brother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Father' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Father'. "An interesting thing about my father is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Sister' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Sister'. "An interesting thing about my sister is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Mother' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Mother'. "An interesting thing about my mother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: My Journal - October (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: My Journal - October (primary)'. 20 simple prompts for holidays and other special occasions in October, with wide divided lines to write and space to draw.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: My Journal - November (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: My Journal - November (primary)'. 22 simple prompts for holidays and other special occasions in November, with wide divided lines to write and space to draw.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: My Journal - January (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: My Journal - January (primary)'. 21 simple prompts for holidays and other special occasions in January, with wide divided lines to write and space to draw.
  • 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: 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: Favorite Toy' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Favorite Toy'. Illustrated page for writing about a favorite toy.
  • 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 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 'Border Paper: Frogs (with lines)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: Frogs (with lines)'. Cute frog border paper with lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Frogs can... (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Frogs can... (primary)'. Cute writing assignment to report on frogs in a fun way. Bordered with frogs. Writing prompts with space for student input.