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6 Winter Writing Prompts

6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
6 Winter Writing Prompts
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These prompts are from my product 75 Winter Writing Prompts. If you enjoy these prompts, please keep it in mind!

Winter is in the air! Now, it’s also in our writing. Here are six fun, winter-themed writing prompts that will help your students tackle six different writing/language techniques: Sentence structure, word choice, figurative language, fiction, nonfiction, and dialogue. Fun, reflective, and a little bit crazy—get ready to hear some stories about the most epic snowball fight EVER. :)

Slide Breakdown

1. Title Slide

2. Table of Contents (With links, so navigation is easy!)

3-4. Fill in the Blank

As easy as it sounds. Students fill in the blanks of the sentences with their own details and descriptions. This helps students get the sentence structure down, and also encourages figurative language.

5-6. True Story

Just because it isn’t fiction doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. Your students have great stories to tell about their own lives. The prompt included in this sample is about a gift they’re going to give this year and why. It encourages students to provide reasoning and examples—to show, rather than tell.

7-8. Cliché’ Buster

This encourages students to think outside the box with figurative language. In this prompt, students brainstorm metaphors/similes for common clichés. (So instead of, my hands were as cold as ice, maybe: My hands were as cold as the snow falling outside.)

9-10. Word Jumble

This prompt encourages students to make sentences by choosing words out of a word cloud of interesting, winter themed words. Words are powerful, and which words we choose can have a dramatic influence on the image we create in our readers’ minds. This prompt encourages students to think about and get creative with word choice.

11-12. Fiction Starter

The most epic snowball fight. EVER.

These are your basic fiction prompts, but they’re sure to be fun. :)

13-14. Dialogue

These prompts give your students a line of interesting dialogue, and they get to make up the story around it (and continue it!). Dialogue automatically infers action is taking place in your story, so it’s a great way to get students into the story and brainstorm what the characters are talking about. It’s also good if you want students to practice punctuation with fun dialogue!

How to Use

Put on the PowerPoint, sit back, watch your students write. You can have students record their sentences/stories in a literacy journal, for warmups/tickets out the door, or you can print them out and have students write directly on them. Whatever works best for your class.

One fun thing is to have students volunteer to read their sentences out loud. You can also have them choose their favorite sentence/story to continue at the end of the week.

Thank you for looking at this product! I hope you can use it in your classroom, and that your students enjoy it as much as my class did.

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If you enjoy the prompts and want more, please check out the full version of this product, available here: 75 Winter Writing Prompts

Merry Christmas! ☃

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