It is so crucial to start the year off right! These inventive and engaging writing prompts fit the bill! There are 20 September themed bell ringers for the ELA classroom, including:
Academic Goal Setting
Letter to Yourself
What’s in a name?
Persuasive: Year Round School Vs. Traditional Schedule
Happy September Birthdays!
Option 2 for September Birthdays Prompt
Expository: So You Want to be a Principal?
September 6th: National Read a Book Day
Do Tell: Who’s your Favorite Book Character?
Power of Persuasion: School Uniforms vs. Choice of Clothing
September 10th: National Swap Ideas Day (25 min. activity!)
September 11th: Patriot Day & Day of Service and Remembrance
September 12th: National Encouragement Day
National Pet Memorial Day
Creative: Write from a Different POV (inspired by “National Hat Day” on Sept. 15th)
September 15th: National Live Creative Day
Expository: What’s Your Dream House?
September 25th: Shel Silverstein’s Birthday
Persuasion: National Gum Chewing Day (Sept. 30th!)
I also include tips for teachers and a chart with differentiation ideas! I've used these bell ringers with my students for years, and they love them!