Get your students in the Christmas spirit with these kid-friendly writing prompts! These pages are great for morning work or a literacy center. There are some sequencing, opinion, and creative writing pages-a great variety for every type of lesson (or writer!). There are color and B&W pages for whatever your classroom needs.
Meets Common Core standards for 2nd grade:
(check corestandards.org for your grade!)
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.