Squiggle Stories: Creative Writing Prompts for K-5

Christy Howe
2.3k Followers
Grade Levels
PreK - 5th, Homeschool
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
87 pages
$5.00
$5.00
Share this resource
Christy Howe
2.3k Followers

Also included in

  1. Picture prompts are a great way to engage even your most reluctant writers. Picture prompts serve to inspire and scaffold student writing, while also encouraging students to think about familiar objects and events in new ways. This bundle contains OVER 50 picture prompts for creative writing and sav
    $8.95
    $9.95
    Save $1.00

Description

Squiggle Stories promote creative thinking and a range of important writing skills. Open-ended and fun, Squiggle Stories will help to motivate and engage even your most reluctant writers!

Here’s how they work: Using their imagination, students turn the squiggle on each page into a detailed picture. Students then write about their illustration, using words to clarify and enrich their illustration.

Squiggle Stories are appropriate for students of ALL ability levels because they are inherently differentiated! This open-ended task provides multiple entry points for students. Students can participate where they are, reflecting their individual strengths and skills. Squiggle Stories also give students ample room to grow; there is no ceiling or limit to what students can author and create!

** Check out the preview to learn more and grab a FREEBIE Squiggle Story to try with your class!

What's Included:

- 36 squiggle stories (one for EVERY week of the school year!)

- 1 set of 36 on primary writing paper

- 1 set of 36 on lined paper

- A blank template for you and your students to create your own

- Blank writing paper – primary and lined

- A creativity checklist for students

** Get the MOST out of Squiggle stories with six pages of detailed teacher tips, examples, and photographs of student work!

GREAT FOR:

- Writing centers and stations

- Daily 5/CAFÉ

- Work on Writing

- Independent learning contracts

- Extension Activities

- Homework

- Enrichment for fast-finishers

You may also be interested in the following resources:

Please contact me if you have any questions! I’d love to hear from you!

Christy

*****************************************************************************

© Christy Howe. Materials are intended for personal use in one classroom only. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses.

Total Pages
87 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.

Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Reviews

Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up