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  • My Thanksgiving Story includes a writing prompt, draw a picture, and turkey coloring page. (landscape form)

  • 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 '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 '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 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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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: 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 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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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: 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 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 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 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 '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 'Writing: Case Study of Notable Local Plant Species (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Case Study of Notable Local Plant Species (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students write a case study of a notable plant within their geographical region or local community. 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: Explain the Process - Banana Fiber Products are Made (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain the Process - Banana Fiber Products are Made (middle/high)'. In this writing activity students research and explain how banana fibers are used to create a variety of products. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Nature Spot (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Personal Essay on Your Favorite Nature Spot (middle/high)'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite nature environment such as the woods, park or beach. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My Recipe (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My Recipe (elem)'. Imagine you are a professional chef. Write what you would like to have for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Include the ingredients and draw a picture of each dish.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My First Day in First Grade' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My First Day in First Grade'. This is a writing activity for the first day of first grade.
  • Use this 'Building Community: My Character Traits (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Building Community: My Character Traits (upper elem)'. Students give an example of one way they now demonstrate specific character traits and one new way.
  • Use this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (upper elem)'. This 17 page packet contains a portfolio cover, goal setting sheets, portfolio contents dividers and reflection sheets. Perfect for upper elementary portfolio management.
  • Use this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (primary)'. This 10 page packet contains templates for primary students' goal setting. It includes individual behavior and subjects, classroom goals and a weekly action plan.
  • A variety of forms for different levels. Print the one you want to use, or print them all for part of your writing center. Writing prompts for students to write their "story". Great for All About Me themes!

  • 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 '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 '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 '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.