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WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES

WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES
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Writing Prompts for Science Fiction Stories

Put more PIZZAZZ in your students’ writing with Writing Prompts for Science Fiction Stories!

Writing Prompts with Science Fiction Photographs
This first section has five photographs and thirty prompts to motivate even your most reluctant writers! A WORD BOX with twenty-one words is included for each photograph to enrich vocabulary development and to give your students ideas for their stories.

…The next science fiction section has five photographs with questions for students to think about to get them started writing. A WORD BOX is also included with nine words related to the photograph.

…The third section of Writing Prompts for Science Fiction Stories is a set of Mix and Match Science Fiction Task Cards (56) that include the following Story Elements:

• Main Character Cards (16 Cards)
• Time Cards (8 Cards)
• Setting Cards (8 Cards)
• Prompt Cards (8 Cards)
• Main Theme Cards (8 Cards)
• Conflict Cards (8 Cards)
Students select one card from each element category to use as a springboard to writing science fiction stories or to use as topics for speeches.

A List of Task Card Story Elements is included for Teacher Reference.

Other special features of Writing Prompts for Science Fiction Stories include:
…Ways to Use Writing Prompts for Science Fiction Stories
…What is Fiction?
…Guidelines for Good Writing
…Tips on Writing Science Fiction Stories
…Student’s Checklist for Writing
…Teacher’s Grading Rubric for Writing
…Ten Terrific Tips for Delivering a Speech
…Teacher’s Grading Rubric for Speech Delivery

Please look at the PREVIEW to see the DEPTH and QUALITY of this Writing Prompt Product. Creative writing has never been more fun!


Writing Prompts for Science Fiction Stories © 2015 Linda Schwartz and Jean VanDerford
Photographs: Credit is on the page each is used.
Cover Photograph © Albert Ziganshin
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TAKE A LOOK AT THESE CREATIVE WRITING UNITS FROM PIZZAZZ LEARNING!
CLICK on each title for a full description and to see PREVIEWS


GRADES 3–4

EARLY FINISHER WRITING PROMPTS

GRADES 4–6

PHOTO PROMPTS

WRITING PROMPTS ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES

WRITING PROMPTS FOR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES

WRITING PROMPTS FOR HUMOROUS STORIES

EARLY FINISHER ACTIVITIES: WHAT IF? FROM A TO Z


Key Words: science fiction, creative writing, vocabulary, Writing Prompts, Task Cards, Writing Prompts Activities

Happy Teaching with PIZZAZZ LEARNING!
Linda Schwartz

Looking for a specific skill or activity? Pizzazz Learning has Task Cards, Printables, and Worksheets for the following:

Math Skills
addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, word problems, multi-step word problems, mental math, number patterns, fractions, money, time, place value, reviews, test prep

Grammar
adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, verbs, nouns, pronouns, prepositions, subject-verb agreement

Language
context clues, dictionary skills, alphabetical order, contractions, compounds, abbreviations, plurals, lists, proofreading, spelling, punctuation, synonyms, antonyms, rhyming, homophones, prefixes, suffixes, vocabulary, creative writing, reviews, test prep

Social Studies
social issues, U.S. geography, quiz cards, state trivia, U.S. presidents, famous people, famous women, famous men, famous athletes

Themes
superheroes, dogs, sports, fairy tales, birds, plants, kindness, scavenger hunts, mysteries, tolerance, bullies, kindness, word puzzles

Seasons, Holidays, & Special Occasions
beginning of the school year, back-to-school, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Hanukkah, Arbor Day, Chinese New Year, Cinco de Mayo, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Memorial Day, Valentine’s Day, Veteran’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Independence Day, Earth Day

Miscellaneous
early finishers, gifted and talented, quickie quizzes, critical thinking, creative thinking, quotes
Total Pages
40 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
N/A
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