Interactive Writing Notebook | Writing Prompts for First Grade

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First Grade Centers and More
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1st, Homeschool
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Kids loved the interactive nature of writing using this resource! It helped them ensure they had all the sentences needed for their paragraphs.
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  1. This bundle contains two interactive notebooks: Writing Interactive Notebook for First Grade and Interactive Notebook for ELL students. Students will have so much fun working on these projects!Click on the links above to learn more about each notebook.
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Do you struggle with ideas for teaching writing to your first graders? This resource is jam-packed with interactive writing projects to keep your first graders writing all year! Projects are common core aligned, rigorous, and TONS of fun for students!

This resource includes enough writing projects for the entire year!

Beginning Writers:

  • Sentence Writing: Who? Doing What? and Who? Doing What? Where?
  • Labeling (3 projects, plus template)

Narrative Writing:

  • Idea Lists including- family, friends, activities, places, my life
  • Transition Words
  • Create Your Own Books - 3 projects, plus multiple lined papers for each
  • Build-A-Story
  • Plan-A-Story
  • Emotion Stories - happy, sad, scared, mad, surprised

Informative Projects:

  • I Know About - Informational topic list
  • Topic sentence with two details
  • What is it? descriptive writing
  • Topic sentence with three details
  • Topic sentence with three details and a closing sentence

Opinion Projects:

  • Topic sentence with two details
  • Topic sentence with three details
  • Topic sentence with three details and closing sentence
  • 12 opinion writing prompts plus a blank template

Procedural Writing:

  • Write a Letter
  • How-To Books - 25 projects with 3 levels of differentiation

Revising and Editing:

  • Stretch the Sentence 6 pages plus blank template
  • Editing Checklists 2 versions
  • Put These Words to Bed Word Choice


  • Ending Punctuation
  • Questions
  • Common and Proper Nouns
  • Describe It
  • Adjectives


  • Animal Alliteration
  • Cinquain Poem
  • Acrostic Templates

See the product preview to see some of the projects.

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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).


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