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NOVEMBER WRITING PROMPTS: Task Cards, Writing Activities

Literary Sherri
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Grade Levels
7th - 10th, Homeschool
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25 pages
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Description

November Writing Prompts give your students a choice of 2 unique writing prompts for each day of the month with 36 Task Cards containing 93 original prompts. Writing prompts commemorate holidays and celebrations, historical events, significant births and deaths, and interesting trivia. Daily writing prompts increase fluency, build the habit of reflection into learning, and informally assess students' thinking. They also help students become fluent, organized, confident, and skilled thinkers and writers!

THESE WRITING PROMPTS ARE VERSATILE ENOUGH TO BE USED IN A VARIETY OF WAYS:

  • Bell ringers
  • Literacy Stations
  • Warm-up work
  • Writing Workshop
  • Writer's Notebooks
  • Fast Finishers
  • Essay Starters
  • Quick Writes

RESEARCH-BASED PEDAGOGY INDICATES THAT WRITING PROMPTS:

  • Activate prior knowledge
  • Help students make personal connections
  • Promote reflection
  • Foster critical thinking
  • Prepare students for discussion
  • Increase background knowledge
  • Broaden worldviews
  • Reinforce vocabulary
  • Informally assess student knowledge about a given topic
  • Increase engagement in Think-Pair-Share activities
  • Help students brainstorm their thoughts
  • Help students develop critical thinking and communication skills
  • Serve as formative assessments
  • Offer a flexible structure that can be used to integrate writing in all disciplines

DIFFERENTIATION:

  • Student choice on every task card allows students to choose the topic that most interest them, increasing student engagement.
  • Some cards prompt students to draw or illustrate their responses.
  • Background knowledge, schema, and explanations are provided.
  • Challenging vocabulary is defined.
  • A wide variety of genres, interests, and historical topics are included.
  • Several cultural and ethnic traditions and celebrations are recognized.
  • Writing Prompts integrate a variety of disciplines and interests, including Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Technology, Physical Education, Global Studies, Social Justice, and Language Arts.
  • Easy-to-read fonts, even for students with dyslexia or other reading difficulties.

THIS NOVEMBER WRITING PROMPTS RESOURCE INCLUDES:

  • 36 Task Cards containing 93 original writing prompts
  • All cards provided in full-color and black-and-white
  • Completion Checklist
  • 2 Grading Rubrics (a 10-point scale and a 4-point scale)
  • Learning Objectives, Teaching Tips, Common Core State Standards, and Terms of Use

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

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