This eliminates time you would have to spend at the copy machine. Be sure to look over the different options we provide you for printing.
You will find that our prompts are written for different grade levels.
Autistic students may need you to write for them or simply tell you their sentence - even getting to one sentence for some may take much longer than the other kids.
It's ok - work with where they are developmentally.
I do not grade their journals unless I am using a specific writing rubric that reviews skills I have already taught.
Creative Writing Prompts Elementary Students
This is meant to be practice - a way to build stamina.May Writing Prompts - Teacher Appreciation, Cinco de Mayo, Lewis & Clark, World No Tobacco Day, and more.June Writing Prompts - Donut Day, Henry Ford and the first car, Donald Duck, Anne Frank, the 'Happy Birthday' song, and more.July Writing Prompts - Prompts include: the first Zeppelin, U. Independence Day, Apollo 11 and living on the moon, Sesame Street, Fingerprints, patents and more.August Writing Prompts - Writing prompt topics include: signing of the Declaration of Independence, National Joke Day, Amelia Earhart, Speech, and much more.You may want to refer back to the monthly events calendar for this information in order to share it with your students. Tolkien, Benjamin Franklin, Home computers, and much more.January Writing Prompts - Writing Prompts include: author J. February Writing Prompts - Writing topics include: Groundhog Day, the Super Bowl, Valentine's Day, The Pony Express vs. March Writing Prompts - Writing Prompts include: Yellowstone National Park, Mardi Gras, Harriet Tubman Day, St. April Writing Prompts - Including April Fools Day, signing of the Civil Rights Act, Lincoln's Assassination, Earth Day, Arbor Day and more.come from experience, and students must be able to web their thoughts prior to putting them on paper.Using story starters is a great way to begin making writing a daily habit.From the first day of school, I begin building my students stamina - my goal is to be able to have each child be able to write independently for 20 minutes almost every day with 5-10 minutes of sharing time (I say almost because let's be real here - there is no way it is going to happen every day, no matter how great that sounds in theory).Once you have increased their stamina to at least 10 minutes, I begin presenting focused lessons on the 6 traits of writing.