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PRINTABLE & DIGITAL! Save 35% by purchasing this writing prompts bundle. National Pi Day and National Awkward Moments Day are just a few examples of the holidays the students will write about in this Yearlong Writing Activities Bundle. Kids love learning about the trendy and fun National Holidays. This bundle has a writing prompt for each day of every month with Google Classroom Activities / Google Slides or with a pdf. printable option. You can use them in multiple ways: Writing activities, Daily Writing prompts, Monthly Writing Prompts, writing task cards, writing center, independent work, literacy stations, and Daily Five's - "write to self".

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Purpose of Writing Unit

This bundle was created to overcome the struggle to get upper elementary students to write creatively. When teachers can find a way to make writing relate to the student, it is a win-win for both. This writing prompt bundle does just that. Students love the trendy National days and will look forward each day to finding out what the new holiday is for the day.

The students are given a writing prompt that relates to the trivia given to them about that day's national holiday. This writing prompt can be used as morning work or it can be used in a writing station.

The bundle includes both “Black and White” or “Color” printout options!

The writing prompts includes 3 different types of writing

- Narrative Writing

- Informational Writing

- Opinon Writing

Teachers can use this National Holiday writing prompts bundle in several ways:

• Writing Literacy Station

• Daily Five’s “Write to Self”

• Morning Work

• Bell Work / Bell Ringers

• Writing Homework

• Task Cards

• Independent writing

• Collaborative writing

• Morning Meetings

4 Ways to presentNational Days writing prompts:

• Task Cards

• Printouts for independent writing

• Overhead Projection / Smartboard

• Google Slides / Google Classroom

Here are the National Days included in this bundle:

January's National Days:

1. National Polar Bear Swim Day

2. National Science Fiction Day

3. National Festival of Sleep Day

4. National Hypnotism Day

5. National Bird Day

6. National Bean Day

7. National Harlem Globetrotters Day

8. National Earth’s Rotation Day

9. National Word Nerd Day

10. National Save the Eagles Day

11. National Milk Day

12. National Pharmacist Day

13. National Rubber Ducky Day

14. National Dress Up Your Pet Day

15. National Hat Day

16. National Appreciate a Dragon Day

17. National Kid Inventor’s Day Reading & Writing

18. National Winnie the Pooh Day

19. National Popcorn Day

20. National Penguin Awareness Day

21. National Squirrel Appreciation Day

22. National Hot Sauce Day

23. National Handwriting Day

24. National Compliment Day

25. National Opposite Day

26. National Peanut Brittle Day

27. National Chocolate Cake Day

28. National Kazoo Day

29. National Puzzle Day

30. National Croissant Day

31. National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

February's National Days:

1. National Serpent Day

2. National Sled Dog Day

3. National Carrot Cake Day

4. National Thank a Mailman Day

5. National Weatherman’s Day

6. National Yogurt Day

7. National Ballet Day

8. National Boy Scout Day

9. National Toothache Day

10. National Umbrella Day

11. National Make a Friend Day

12. National Lost Penny Day

13. National Radio Day

14. National Ferris Wheel Day

15. National Susan B Anthony Day

16. National Do a Grouch a Favor Day

17. National My Way Day

18. National Battery Day

19. National Chocolate Mint Day

20. National Love Your Pet Day

21. National Sticky Bun Day

22. National Be Humble Day

23. National Curling is Cool Day

24. National Tortilla Chip Day

25. National Clam Chowder Day

26. National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

27. National Polar Bear Day

28. National Floral Design Day

29. National Leap Day

March's National Days:

1. National Pig Day

2. National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)

3. National Anthem Day

4. National Grammar Day

5. National Cheese Doodle Day

6. National Day of Unplugging

7. National Cereal Day

8. National Proofreading Day

9. National Get Over it Day

10. National Mario Day

11. National Worship of Tools Day

12. National Plant a Flower Day

13. National Open Your Umbrellas Indoors Day

14. National Pi Day

15. National Shoe the World Day

16. National Artichoke Day

17. National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day

18. National Awkward Moments Day

19. National Let’s Laugh Day

20. National Ravioli Day

21. National Common Courtesy Day

22. National Goof Off Day

23. National Puppy Day

24. National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day

25. National Medal of Honor Day

26. National Spinach Day

27. National Joe Day

28. National Something on a Stick Day

29. National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

30. National Take a Walk in the Park Day

31. National Tater Day

April's National Days:

1. National April Fool’s Day

2. National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

3. National Find a Rainbow Day

4. National School Librarian Day

5. National Read a Road Map Day

6. National Sorry Charlie Day

7. National No Housework Day

8. National Zoo Lovers Day

9. National Cherish an Antique Day

10. National Siblings Day

11. National Barbershop Quartet Day

12. National Licorice Day

13. National Scrabble Day

14. National Dolphin Day

15. National Titanic Remembrance Day

16. National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

17. National Bat Appreciation Day

18. National Animal Crackers Day

19. National Hanging Out Day

20. National Look Alike Day

21. National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

22. National Earth Day

23. National Picnic Day

24. National Pigs In a Blanket Day

25. National DNA Day

26. National Richter Scale Day

27. National Babe Ruth Day

28. National Blueberry Pie Day

29. National Zipper Day

30. National Bugs Bunny Day

May's National Days:

1. National Mother Goose Day

2. National Baby Day

3. National Wear Two Different Colored Shoes Day

4. National Firefighters Day

5. National Cartoonist Day

6. National Nurses Day

7. National Tourism Day

8. National Iris Day

9. National Lost Sock Memorial Day

10. National Clean Up Your Room Day

11. National Twilight Zone Day

12. National Limerick Day

13. National Leprechaun Day

14. National Dance Like a Chicken Day

15. National Chocolate Chip Day

16. National Sea-Monkey Day

17. National Pack Rat Day

18. National Museum Day

19. National May Ray Day

20. National Be a Millionaire Day

21. National Waitstaff Day

22. National Buy a Musical Instrument Day

23. National World Turtle Day

24. National Escargot Day

25. National Tap Dance Day

26. National Sally Ride Day

27. National Sun Screen Day

28. National Amnesty International Day

29. National Learn About Composting Day

30. National Water a Flower Day

31. National Save Your Hearing Day

August's National Days:

1. National Respect for Parents Day

2. National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

3. National Watermelon Day

4. National Coast Guard Day

5. National Oyster Day

6. National Fresh Breath Day

7. National Lighthouse Day

8. National Dollar Day

9. National Book Lovers Day

10. National S’mores Day

11. National Presidential Joke Day

12. National Middle Child’s Day

13. National Left Handers Day

14. National Creamsicle Day

15. National Relaxation Day

16. National Roller Coaster Day

17. National Thrift Shop Day

18. National Mail Order Catalog Day

19. National Aviation Day

20. National Lemonade Day

21. National Senior Citizens Day

22. National Tooth Fairy Day

23. National Ride the Wind Day

24. National Waffle Day

25. National Kiss and Make Up Day

26. National Women’s Equality Day

27. National Just Because Day

28. National Race your Mouse Day

29. Chop Suey Day

30. Frankenstein Day

31. Trail Mix Day

September's National Days:

1. National Emma Nutt Day

2. National Blueberry Popsicle Day

3. National Skyscraper Day

4. National Newspaper Carrier Day

5. National Cheese Pizza Day

6. National Fight Procrastination Day

7. National Grandma Moses Day

8. National Pardon Day

9. National Teddy Bear Day

10. National TV Dinner Day

11. National Make Your Bed Day

12. National Video Game Day!

13. National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

14. National Cream Filled Donut Day

15. National Felt Hat Day

16. National Play-Doh Day

17. National Constitution Day

18. National Cheeseburger Day

19. National Talk Like a Pirate Day

20. National Punch Day

21. International Day of Peace

22. National Centenarian’s Day

23. National Great American Pot Pie Day

24. National Punctuation Day

25. National Comic Book Day

26. National Shamu The Whale Day

27. National Crush a Can Day

28. National Good Neighbor Day

29. National Coffee Day

30. National Chewing Gum Day

October's National Days:

1. National Fire Pup Day

2. National Custodial Workers Day

3. National Techies Day

4. National Golf Lovers Day

5. National Apple Betty Day

6. National Mad Hatter Day

7. National Frappe Day

8. National Octopus Day

9. National Moldy Cheese Day

10. National Cake Decorating Day

11. National Sausage Pizza Day

12. National Farmers Day

13. National Train Your Brain Day

14. National Lower Case Day

15. National Grouch Day

16. National Dictionary Day

17. National Pasta Day

18. National No Beard Day

19. National Evaluate Your Life Day

20. International Sloth Day

21. National Reptile Awareness Day

22. National Color Day

23. National TV Talk Show Host Day

24. National United Nations Day

25. International Artist Day

26. National Howl at the Moon Night

27. National Navy Day

28. International Animation Day

29. National Cat Day

30. National Candy Corn Day

31. National Carve a Pumpkin Day

November's National Days:

1. National Vinegar Day

2. National Look for Circles Day

3. National Jellyfish Day

4. National Candy Day

5. National Doughnut Day

6. National Saxophone Day

7. National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

8. National X-Ray Day

9. National Chaos Never Dies Day

10. National Vanilla Cupcake Day

11. National Veterans Day

12. National Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

13. National World Kindness Day

14. National Pickle Day

15. National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

16. National Fast Food Day

17. National Take a Hike Day

18. National Mickey Mouse Day

19. National Monopoly Day

20. National Universal Children’s Day

21. National World Television Day

22. National Go For a Ride Day

23. National Eat a Cranberry Day

24. National Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

25. National Parfait Day

26. National Cake Day

27. National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

28. National Red Planet Day

29. National Square Dance Day

30. National Computer Security Day

December's National Days:

1. National Eat a Red Apple Day

2. National Fritter Day

3. National Make a Gift Day

4. National Dice Day

5. National Ninja Day

6. National St. Nicholas Day

7. National Cotton Candy Day

8. National Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day

9. National Christmas Card Day

10. National Nobel Prize Day

11. National Mountain Day

12. National Gingerbread House Day

13. National Violin Day

14. National Monkey Day

15. National Bill of Rights Day

16. National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

17. National Wright Brothers Day

18. National Bake Cookies Day

19. National Look for an Evergreen Day

20. National Go Caroling Day

21. National Look on the Bright Side Day

22. National Date Nut Bread Day

23. National Roots Day

24. National Eggnog Day

25. National Pumpkin Pie Day

26. National Candy Cane Day

27. National Make Cut Out Snowflake Day

28. National Card Playing Day

29. National Tick Tock Day

30. National Bacon Day

31. National New Year’s Eve Day

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Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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