Encourage writing with these easy, interactive writing prompts. Each page includes a rhyming prompt, space for the student’s illustration, a glue-on flap, and space for the student’s writing or dictation. There are six prompts, one descriptive writing, one persuasive writing, and two each for informational writing and narrative writing.
What is in Santa’s sack?
Describe what you see when you help him unpack!
(Draw an item you might find in santa’s sack. Describe it.)
The elves are busy working all season.
What do you want? Give a good reason.
(Draw an item you want. Write persuasive sentences.)
I went to this house. It was made of candy.
I’ll tell you what happened. My trip was just dandy!
(Draw a scene from your story. Write the events.)
Mrs. Claus’s Cookies:
Christmas cookies are a treat.
What are Santa’s favorite cookies to eat?
(Draw Santa’s favorite type of cookie. Write directions for baking.)
Flip the dreidel. Watch it spin.
Read the letters and you might win!
(Draw some prizes you can win when you play. Write directions for the game.)
Pretend you are animal in the stable Christmas Day.
Which one are you and what do you say?
(Draw an animal in the stable. Write to tell what the animal would say about Jesus’s birth.)
"My students really enjoyed these descriptive writing assignments, thanks to this cute and simple "life the flap" novelty activity. It was beneficial for them to reverse the order of their activity also. Write, then illustrate and illustrate, then write. Thanks much!"
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