These writing prompts will help you on that first week of school as you introduce school and classroom rules, teacher expectations, appropriate student behavior, and how to respond to problems or needs. 20 questions about keeping desks clean, talking in class, playing with a ball, not knowing the answer, cell phones and cameras, intervening in an argument, and more. 20 printable pages to help you and your students find success this year. Here are the 20 writing prompts:
When is it a good time to TALK with my friends?
Why is it important to keep my DESK clean and organized?
What are the school’s rules about chewing gum?
What do we do to help a substitute teacher?
When is it okay to CRY?
What do I do if I don’t know the answer to a question?
What are three rules about playing with a BALL at school?
What are three things I can do to show that I am a good friend?
What do I already know about BOOKS?
What do I already know about addition and subtraction?
What AWARDS can I win this year?
What should I do if my pencil is too small to fit into a pencil sharpener?
What are the school’s rules about cell phones and cameras?
How does reading make me smarter?
Do we get to go on a FIELD TRIP this year?
What should I do when the teacher sends a NOTE to my parents?
What should I do if I hear two students arguing?
What do I already know about spelling?
Why am I NOT allowed to YELL at another kid?
What should I do if there is an earthquake?
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