Photograph Writing Prompts | Learning to Write a Paragraph | Writing

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Writing about these amazing photographs will engage your students in an authentic writing experience. From quick writes to paragraphs. All literacy skills practice in reading, writing, speaking, listening and thinking. 365 pages With graphic organizers and pages to begin the writing process. Several formats and many interesting photographs. Powerpoint slides included to show the entire class;

build a photograph file with task cards.

Included in this writing resource are:

-photo writing pages

graphic organizers to use with the photographs, writing words about photos, create a storyboard, making predictions, photograph-to-self connection, 5 W Star Organizers, making an inference

  • photo talk, questions to ask in a 'photo talk' circle, reference page format, task card format
  • What are captions? Writing captions
  • 3-2-1 Writing format for a photograph
  • 3 Questions I have about the photograph, 2 statements I can write about the photograph,1 snappy title for the photograph
  • Quick Writes – Snap, Flash, Smile, Write!
  • short one-half page writing about a photograph
  • Anytime Writes – What do you see?
  • Write, words, sentences and a snappy title for the photograph
  • “In a nutshell…” write one short descriptive paragraph about the photograph
  • Reference pages for good writing [ great for student folder]
  • organizing your information, blank writing pages, reference pages, basic writing and thinking moves, revising and editing, tips to make your writing better, how to write a paragraph, making predictions, 5 W Star graphic organizer
  • All photos included to make a class photo file
  • “My Photograph” writing assignment
  • Parent Letter [editable] for photo writing assignment
  • Permission slip for photo writing assignment
  • 3 slideshows on Power Point that show the same photos as the individual student pages
  • use slideshows on your whiteboard to teach whole class and have photo talks
  • Asking Questions – photo task cards - for independent work, small groups or entire class
  • Teacher Information and Ideas
  • 120 photos

This is a zip file which has 4 files within.

1. All the photo prompt pages, photos, task cards, teacher ideas and directions.

2. Slideshow 1 - Landscape Photos for Power Point Presentation

3. Slideshow 2 - Portrait and Other Photos for Power Point Presentation

4. Parent Letter Home and Permission Slip for 'My Photograph' Writing Assignment

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