These monthly writing prompts for August and September cover all three areas of writing: opinion, informative, and narrative. They will give your students independent practice at writing daily. They include some seasonal questions, including Grandparents' Day, 9-11, back to school questions, Labor Day, etc. It also includes some goal setting and reflecting questions, along with general back to school anticipation prompts. There are three different styles of prompts: one with longer writing paper for older students, one with a place for illustration and one with a self-assessment checklist, which can be used for a quick assessment. Perfect for differentiation or literacy centers.