Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)

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Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
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6th, 7th, 8th
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Close Reading and Writing with Photos: Photo Writing Prompts (Grades 6, 7, 8, 9)
Common Core Aligned

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Photo Writing Prompts, Photo of the Day, Picture of the Day, Writing Prompts, Warm Ups, Bell Ringers, Observing, Describing, Inferring, Making Inferences, Drawing Conclusions

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This free resource contains 2 photos, a 2-sided photo analysis worksheet for each photo, and 8 task cards containing unique writing prompts specific to photo analysis. Perfect for language warm-ups, bell ringers, or writing practice.

Engage your middle school and high school students in close reading skills, critical thinking, and meaningful writing with Close Reading and Writing with Photos: Photo Writing Prompts. Photo Writing Prompts help students become fluent, organized, confident and skilled thinkers and writers – skills they will transfer to their reading. Best of all, students LOVE responding to photo writing prompts!

Appropriate for all grade levels and content areas, this activity can be done as a bell ringer, warm-up, whole class, small group intervention, individual reading and writing skills practice, or as a literacy station.

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Description:
This Photo of the Day Writing Prompt resource prompts students to “read” photos closely by observing and describing details, making inferences, connecting the photo to their own background knowledge and personal experience, summarizing, and writing about each photo.

Responding to Photo Writing Prompts helps students:
- Make inferences
- Activate prior knowledge
- Make personal connections
- Think critically
- Draw conclusions
- Prepare for meaningful discussions
- Increase background knowledge
- Broaden their worldview
- Reinforce vocabulary
- Increase engagement in Think-Pair-Share activities
- Draft, edit, revise, and proof writing

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Click here to purchase an entire set of 48 photos, 48 two-sided worksheets (in both formats), 24 writing prompt task cards, and 2 grading rubrics.

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The photos in this resource were taken either by Donna of Worth a Thousand Words, or were purchased for use in commercial products.

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Alignment to Common Core Standards:

RL.1 & RIT.1 - ask & answer questions about key details, make logical inferences, & draw conclusions based on evidence

SL.2 - Integrate & evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually…

SL.4 - present information, findings & supporting evidence so others can follow your line of reasoning

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Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)
Photo Writing Prompts - Free (Grades 6, 7, 8)