Wacky Writing Cards: Monthly Task Cards for All Writing Genres

Wacky Writing Cards: Monthly Task Cards for All Writing Genres
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Are you AND your students tired of the same old monthly prompts? Do your students think writing is boring? These are the cards for you! Students love these different and engaging prompts!
These writing cards are designed for grades K-5. This set of writing cards is full of fun and creative prompts! There are 3 different topics for each month. Within each topic there is an informational, opinion, personal narrative, and imaginative narrative prompt. These cards can be used for morning work, Literacy Centers, Writer’s Workshop, or homework. Students will create a variety of products: stories, posters, paragraphs, letters, and informational pieces. You can meet all your Common Core writing goals using these prompts as a supplement to your writing program!
This is a BUNDLE PACK that combines ALL the months of the year!
January Topics Include:
• New Years
• National Hobby Month
• Penguin Appreciation Day
February Topics Include:
• Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
• Valentine’s Day
• Children’s Dental Month
March Topics Include:
• St. Patrick’s Day
• National Potato Chip Day
• National Music in Our Schools Month
• National Nutrition Month
April Topics Include:
• International Children’s Book Day
• National Jelly Bean Day
• Hairstyle Appreciation Day
May Topics Include:
• Be a Millionaire Day
• National Clean Your Room Day
• National Siblings Day
June Topics Include:
• First Day of Summer
• World Environment Day
• Take Your Dog to Work Day
July Topics Include:
• Teddy Bear Picnic Day
• Fourth of July
• Video Games Day
August Topics Include:
• National Watermelon Day
• Friendship Day
• National Tell a Joke Day
September Topics Include:
• Labor Day
• Fall Hat Month
• Grandparent’s Day
October Topics Include:
• State Fairs
• Fire Prevention Day
• Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
November Topics Include:
• Election Day
• Black Friday
• Thanksgiving
December Topics Include:
• Bathtub Party Day
• Write a Friend Month
• Holiday celebrations
Included Items:
• Narrative Writing Rubric K-2
• Narrative Writing Rubric 3-5
• Informational Writing Rubric K-2
• Informational Writing Rubric 3-5
• Opinion Writing Rubric K – 2
• Opinion Writing Rubric 3-5
• Narrative Planning Sheet K-2
• Narrative Planning Sheet 3-5
• Informational Planning Sheet
• Opinion Planning Sheet
• 3 Writing Topics for Each Month (Each topic includes a/an Personal Narrative Prompt, Informational Prompt, Opinion Prompt, Imaginative Narrative Prompt)
• 12 Writing Prompts per Month! (March includes 4 bonus prompts for 16 in all)
• 148 writing prompts in all
• Lined Writing Paper with Graphics (K-2)
• Lined Writing Paper with Graphics 3-5)
• At least one research topic included each month where students read online articles or watch videos to learn about a new topic! How engaging!
• Please note, these are NOT writing lessons. However, they can be used to supplement your writing and literacy program!
Total Pages
170 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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