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September Writing Prompts in Traditional & Real-World formats such as NEWSPAPERS, COMIC STRIPS, FIELD GUIDES, DIARY PAGES, and more! Engage your young authors in writing for the 3 English Language Arts common core text purposes: Opinion, Narrative, and Informative in these engaging and enjoyable formats.
Students will assume the role of a hungry young news journalist as they write a newspaper article for the headline: FLYING SAUCER LANDS ON PLAYGROUND! They will put on their detective hats as they write a story to solve the Case of the Classroom Reshuffle. These real-world formats will help young writers discover the powerful role that writing plays in our everyday lives and make writing an adventure.
These September Writing Prompts are designed in both the traditional Draw & Write format and in numerous everyday writing formats that children are likely to come across in their day to day lives. Students will enjoy the creativity of authoring writing pieces as journalists, detectives, critics, and much more!
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What does the product include?
This product includes 33 common core aligned writing prompts for the month of September on primary lined paper, regular lined paper, and in easy to cut and glue rectangles for writing journals. Each page is aligned to the following 3 Common Core Text Purposes: Opinion, Narrative, & Informative. A Temporal Words & Phrases sheet and a Linking Words sheet are also included for students to refer to when writing. Also includes Common Core aligned Student Writing Checklists for grades 1, 2, and 3.
September Writing Prompt Subjects Include:
The First Day of School
School Day Routine
All About ME
Back to School
Diary of a Teacher
National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
National Preparedness Month
National Grandparents Day
How to Get Ready for School
Salmon Field Guide
National Good Neighbor Day
Smart Phone Product Review
Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Apple Month
National Eat a Hoagie Day
And much more!!
How can I use them in the classroom?
Narrative, opinion, and informational writing are the central focus of the ELA common core writing standards. As such, students need daily practice writing within these text types. These Writing Prompt pages can be used as morning work, during your guided or independent writing block, or at a writing center. Each writing prompt page can be printed front-to-back with an extra writing lines sheet to give young authors plenty of writing space.
What English Language Arts Common Core Writing Standards are Covered?
These September writing prompts are aligned specifically to the 3 Common Core text Purposes: Opinion, Narrative, and Informative writing. The traditional Draw & Write pages include the following ELA Common Core writing supports for students along the top of each page:
Narrative Writing: Recount the events, include details, use transition words, conclude.
Opinion Writing:Introduce the topic, state the opinion, supply the reasons, conclude.
Informative Writing: Name the topic, supply the facts, conclude.
Aligned to Second Grade and Third Grade Common Core Writing Standards.
SECOND GRADE: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.3
THIRD GRADE: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.1,
Also covers the following first grade common core writing standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1, 1.2, 1.3.
As such, I have included narrative, opinion, and informative 1st grade writing checklists.
Many teachers have reported wonderful results using these with their 1st grade students!
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