These writing prompts are designed to teach the student how to write a good paragraph with a main idea and supporting details.
Each writing activity is designed to take place over five days. The first day, the students brainstorm or research their topic. The second day they create their rough draft. The third day they revise their paragraph. On the fourth day they edit, and they create their final copy on the fifth day.
In addition, these prompts address each of the third grade writing standards: narrative, expository, and opinion.
There is one holiday and/or theme for each month:
-September: back to school
-December: Christmas and Hanukkah
-January: Martin Luther King Day
-February: Valentine's Day
-March: St. Patrick's Day
-May: Memorial Day
-June: Summer break
-Created by Mac Daniel