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  • 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: 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: 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 '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.
  • 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 '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 Prompts: 18 Creative Prompts (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: 18 Creative Prompts (elem)'. Eighteen writing prompts for younger students, with lines for writing. Includes teaching suggestions.
  • 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 '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 '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: 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: How Does Your Family Cook Turkey (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: How Does Your Family Cook Turkey (upper elem)'. Write the directions for cooking a turkey.
  • 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 'Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving (middle) 1-4' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving (middle) 1-4'. Four of our upper elementary/middle school writing prompts/discussion topics in one place. Thought-provoking Thanksgiving writing prompts.
  • Use this 'Report Form: Mayflower' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Report Form: Mayflower'. Seven pages: 1) an overview planner; 2) WHO was on board; 3) WHAT did the Mayflower look like; 4) WHEN - make a timeline; 5) WHERE- map the Mayflower's route; 6) WHY- writing prompts about the Pilgrims; 7) HOW- planning the trip.
  • 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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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 '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: 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 '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 '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 '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: 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 Prompt: 99 Journal Topics (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: 99 Journal Topics (elem)'. Journal topics for 99 entries.
  • 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 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 '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 '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 '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 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 '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 '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 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 '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.