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When I Lost Something – K-2 Writing Prompt

When I Lost Something – K-2 Writing Prompt
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• Instructions on how to use this product
• 4 differentiated planning sheets
• 3 differentiated writing pages
• Narrative Writing Rubrics


This is an engaging and relatable narrative writing prompt, perfect for a sub, an independent writing sample, or as a daily writing prompt. I recommend reading the story Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems as a mentor text.

In the story, Trixie loses her bunny and they have to go look in several places before they find it. Retell the story as a class using transition words to recall where they looked for Knuffle Bunny.
After you read, give students time to turn and talk about things they have lost. Next, model how to plan out the story. I wrote about how I lost my bunny blanket as a kid, noting all the places I looked, how I enlisted the help of my dad, and how it finally turned up in the end. Prior to this lesson, I did lesson on synonyms and descriptive language. I encouraged my students to use a more descriptive word than sad or mad to articulate how they felt. Once most students had finished their plans, I modeled turning my plan into writing.
This packaged was designed for use in my 1st grade classroom in Virginia. I used it as a 3rd quarter independent writing sample. Please feel free to modify and adjust this to meet your needs!
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