November Writing Prompts

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Do you find yourself scrambling for journal prompts that keep your students engaged and excited about writing? Let me ease your frustrations with my November writing packet! In this download, you will discover a writing prompt for each day in the month of November, a November writing menu (perfect for a writing center), word work cards, writing tips, and a student writing rubric. Take a look to see what other teachers have to say about this November writing resource! I guarantee you will have your students on the "WRITE" track in no time!
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♥Before purchasing this resource, I encourage you to take a look at the savings that are available by purchasing my bundle which includes writing prompts for the ENTIRE year!! There's no more racking your brain for journal prompts! Click the link below to see what other teachers have to say about this resource!
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Link-Year Long Writing Prompts Bundle
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Getting your students inspired to write can definitely be a challenge. I hope you find this product useful and resourceful as you encourage your students to become young authors! I will be adding a new bundle each month for you to have a year's worth of "Work on Writing"! If you are not a current follower of me on TPT, I encourage you to become one so that you can be notified of my recent products.
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Included in this product are the following items:
♥36 MONTHLY WORD CARDS: These cards include adorable clipart from TPT’s most popular clip artists! These cards include thematic, seasonal, or holiday words that your students can use as a spelling reference. Simply laminate, hole punch, and place them on a ring or display them on a bulletin board if you have the space at the writing center for students to easily view.

♥MONTHLY MENU: This menu is intended to be printed, laminated, or inserted into a sheet protector, and placed at the writing center for students to access if they are at a loss of writing ideas. We sure don’t want our students spending 10 minutes of their writing time “THINKING” about what to write, so this menu can ignite their thoughts.

♥20 WRITING PROMPTS:
1. Write about someone who is a role model in your life.
2. Write about the best thing that has happened to you this school
year.
3. You have been given the job of cooking the Thanksgiving meal for
your family. Describe your dinner.
4. Explain how a Pilgrim boy dressed different from a Native
American boy.
5. List some ways that a Pilgrim girl and a Native American girl
dressed alike.
6. Write about three qualities a person would need in order to make a
great leader.
7. Tell about your favorite pumpkin recipe.
8. Describe your favorite fruits and vegetables found in a cornucopia.
9. If you were a turkey, how would you disguise yourself from the
turkey hunters?
10. I would be very thankful if I never had to …
11. Would you rather live in a place that is cold or hot? Explain why
you would rather live there.
12. If you could invite anyone to your Thanksgiving dinner, who would
you invite and why?
13. Imagine that you are a Pilgrim who just reached Plymouth Rock.
Use as many details to describe your long journey on the
Mayflower.
14. Write a friendly letter to a special person and thank them for
something kind they have done for you.
15. Write about three things that you are most thankful for.
16. Think about your talents. Write about some ways you could use
your talents to help someone.
17. Each year, America honors veterans on November 11th. Write a
friendly letter to a veteran to tell them how much you appreciate
what they do.
18. November is Good Nutrition Month. Write about the importance
of your body getting proper nutrition.
19. If you could change one thing about your school, what would you
change? Write a friendly letter to your principal and share your
idea.
20. Describe and illustrate how you plan to spend your Thanksgiving
break.

♥WRITING RUBRIC: A student friendly rubric for students to use in order to evaluate their writing samples. The rubric is in a “yes/no” format. Your students can simply check the boxes as they apply.

♥AUTHORS WITH AUTHORITY: This is a great writing tool for students to keep in the front of their writing journal or in their binder! It is full of friendly writing tips that students often misuse. As the year unfolds, you can individualize the scaffolding of these pointers…fewer skills for students below grade level, and additional skills for students on or above grade level. These guidelines can be introduced based on the developmental age of your students or ability level.
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Some ideas for you, the teacher, that will allow you to keep your sanity while managing your writing station. An attractive and well stocked writing station is a key component that will create an inviting atmosphere for your students.
✎Make sure all materials are available and easily accessible for the students. The idea is that once the students arrive at the station, they do not leave.
✎Keep a container of sharpened pencils for students to use while at the writing station.
✎Make sure extra erasers are available.
✎Provide a container of crayons/markers for the students to use when illustrating while they are at the writing center.
✎Have a designated place for students to place their writing journals or unfinished work.
✎Have a designated folder for students to place finished work.

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My hope is that you will find this product requiring very little effort to equip your writing center each month, and that your students find the prompts engaging and interesting.
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You will also notice that the borders for each month will change. These borders will allow you to gauge the time of the year your students’ wrote so that you can observe their growth throughout the year. For example, you will know that writings with the pencil border was written in September, pumpkin border in October, turkey border November, etc.
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If you ever need a resource created to supplement a lesson or meet a skill/standard, please do not hesitate to ask me! I love creating products for other teachers! Have a wonderful school year!
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