This fun package includes 22 writing prompts for the month of November. These writing prompts provide your students with the opportunity to refine their common core writing skills on a daily basis. With writing topics ranging from Remembrance Day/Veteran's Day to the smell of delicious pumpkin pie they are sure to get your students buzzing about November!
This package could be used as individual "Bell Work" or "Hot Writing" at the beginning of everyday, "Think, Pair & Share" activities, literature circle activities, creative writing, literacy centre activities, extra homework practice and the list goes on.
November Writing Prompts Package is templated weekly to include a minimum of 5-6 prompts per week. As students complete the writing prompts they colour the page. This package is appropriate for students ranging from Grade 3-6.
The Ontario Curriculum Expectations encompassed in the package are:
1.2 generate ideas about a potential topic, using a variety of strategies and resources
1.4 sort ideas and information for their writing in a variety of ways
1.5 identify and order main ideas and supporting details into units that could be used to develop a short, simple paragraph, using graphic organizers
1.6 determine whether the ideas and information they have gathered are relevant
and adequate for the purpose, and gather new material if necessary
2.1 write short texts using a variety of forms
2.3 use words and phrases that will help convey their meaning as specifically as possible
2.4 vary sentence structures and maintain continuity by using joining words (e.g., and, or) to combine simple sentences and using words that indicate
3.3 confirm spellings and word meanings or word choice using several different types of resources
3.4 use punctuation to help communicate their intended meaning, with a focus on
the use of: quotation marks to indicate direct speech; commas to mark grammatical boundaries within sentences; capital letters and final punctuation to mark the beginning and end of sentences
3.5 use parts of speech appropriately to communicate their meaning clearly, with a focus on the use of: proper nouns for titles (e.g., of businesses, teams); the possessive pronouns my, mine, your, yours, his, her, hers, its; action verbs in the present and simple past tenses; adjectives and adverbs; question words (e.g., when, where, why, how)
3.6 proofread and correct their writing
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