First day of School - Writing Prompts - Thinker's Keys

Grade Levels
3rd - 7th
Formats Included
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28 pages
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Back to School - Thinkers Keys cards and worksheets


Are you looking for a Back to School resource that actually gets your students thinking? Using the popular Thinkers Key's, these 20 task cards (and accompanying worksheets) will get your students critically, and creatively thinking from day one!

Use as part of you writing programme, or as a warm up oral language task. These cards could even be spaced across the duration of the year if you want!

Included in the file are the following things
20 task cards (one for each thinkers key)
21 worksheets (one for each card, and one with extra paper for those students who enjoy writing lots)

These tasks are SURE to get your students thinking both critically and creatively in a fun and exciting way.

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Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
Provide reasons that support the opinion.
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.


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