October And November Creative Writing Prompts for Bulletin Board Display

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This creative writing resource provides your students with 2 months-worth of seasonal writing prompts to spark their creativity all through October and November! Adorned in festive, thematic clipart, these writing pages are ready to display on your bulletin board to showcase your student's great work and make your hallway pop!

While store-bought bulletin board decals can look very nice, I have always preferred showcasing real student work on my bulletin boards. This gives students a sense of ownership over their learning space, and allows the display outside the classroom to reflect the great work happening INSIDE the classroom!

This resource does more than celebrate national holidays- it celebrates creativity and imagination!

Students are encouraged to use multiple writing formats as they express opinions, write poetry, utilize Venn diagrams, compose letters, fill in book reports, write fictional diary entries, share classroom news and more.

This 2 month writing resource will give you hours of writing workshop and literacy center ideas, while serving as an awesome bulletin board display!

I think it goes without saying that this product includes Halloween and Thanksgiving activities, but there is so much more. Here are just some of the additional topics your kiddos will have the opportunity to discuss:
*Monthly goals
*The 5 senses of Fall
*Favorite Fall activities
*Family Fall traditions
*Reasons why the season is "Bushels of Fun" (apple-themed)
*Why they are "Pumped" for October (pumpkin-themed)
*Custodial Worker Appreciation Day (October 2)- letters and poems for these school staff members
*World Teacher Day (October 5th) Writing activities, poems and letters
*Fictional Writing- "Dear Diary- a day in the life of a scarecrow"
*"Do Something Nice Day"-various writing activities about kindness towards classmates, friends, family members, community
*"Mad Hatter Day"- both honoring Lewis Carroll's beloved book AND celebrating jokes and silliness!
*Discussing Columbus Day through various view points and perspectives
*Writing from point of view of explorers as well as Native Americans
*Writing prompts about being an explorer in general
*Acrostic poem about October
*Celebrating literacy by "Buzzing About Books" and reporting on our favorite books of the month
*Sharing classroom news with a "What's Poppin" (lollipop-themed) page to update hallway walkers on what we've been up to
*Halloween- traditions, favorite costumes, opinion pieces about candy!
and then....

*November goals!
*National Authors Day (October 1)
*Celebrating Literacy and our favorite books!
*Being "Word Worms" and sharing new vocabulary!
*Family Literacy Day- how we read at home!
*Author Study- writing about our personal favorite authors and what we love about them!
*"I'm an author, too!" Sharing our "best PIZZA writing!"
*Buzzin about Books- book reports on our favorite books of the month
*Veterans day
-brief lesson on what veterans day means and what veterans are
-veteran-themed clip art and writing prompts for students to write letters to a veteran
-letters to a veteran (thank you letter)
-letters to a veteran (questions for a veteran)
-acrostic poem about veterans
*November SPORTS!
-"Havin a Ball this Fall"
*Favorite sports to watch
*Favorite sports to play
*Sharing classroom news with another "what's poppin" page, this time soda pop-themed in order to share classroom updates with hallway walkers!
-is it important to be thankful?-opinion piece
-"what I'm thankful for"
-"My Thanksgiving traditions"
-Acrostic Poem on Thanksgiving


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October And November Creative Writing Prompts for Bulletin
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October And November Creative Writing Prompts for Bulletin
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