JANUARY WRITING PROMPTS | January Task Cards | January Writing Activities

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Writing Task Cards: January
Common Core Aligned

Start every class with a Quick Write!

Description:
Quick Writes are a versatile strategy used to develop writing fluency, build the habit of reflection into learning, and informally assess student thinking. This literacy strategy asks learners to respond in 2–10 minutes to a given prompt, then share their response with peers. Quick Writes help students become fluent, organized, confident, skilled thinkers and writers!

Use Quick Writes as Warm-Up Work, Bell Ringers, Class Enders, or for Writer’s Workshop! Also fantastic for Substitutes!

Purpose:
Quick Writes are used to . . .
Activate prior knowledge
Help students make personal connections
Promote reflection
Foster critical thinking
Prepare students for discussion
Increase background knowledge and broaden worldview (when shared)
Reinforce vocabulary
Informally assess student knowledge about a given topic
Increase engagement in Think-Pair-Share activities
Help students brainstorm their thoughts

This 42-page product includes:
-34 Task Cards containing 83 original writing prompts (all cards in full-color and black-and-white)
-Homework Checklist, Learning Objectives, Teaching Tips, Common Core State Standards, and Terms of Use

Differentiation:
-Student choice on every card, allowing students to choose the topic that most interests them
-Some cards prompt students to draw or illustrate their responses
-Background Knowledge and explanations are provided
-Challenging vocabulary is defined
-A wide variety of topics and genres are included
-Writing Prompts integrate a variety of disciplines, including Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Technology, Physical Education, Global Studies, Social Justice, and Language Arts

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JANUARY WRITING PROMPTS | January Task Cards | January Wri
JANUARY WRITING PROMPTS | January Task Cards | January Wri
JANUARY WRITING PROMPTS | January Task Cards | January Wri
JANUARY WRITING PROMPTS | January Task Cards | January Wri