Most writing prompts are too difficult for kindergarteners and struggling writers, but this Winter and Christmas Journal for beginners is designed just for emergent writers. These 30 simple writing prompts about Christmas and Winter will get your new writers in the practice of drawing their thoughts and realizing that letters make words and words can tell your thoughts. With a little teacher guidance, these prompts would work for the youngest of writers.....even preschool age kids. These beginning writing printables are perfect for a beginning writers first winter! They would work for whole group writing, writers workshop, or they would be great in a writing center.
Please check the preview to see what is included! You will get the following prompts:
Winter Journal Cover Page (in color)
Winter Journal Cover Page (black and white option)
This is me on a snowy day...
My house on a snowy day
My family in winter
My favorite weather
The best activity for the snow
3 prompts for beginning story analysis (simple predictions and recall)
Giving a Gift
How to build a snowman
My snowman melted when he.....
Once upon a time, a gingerbread man......
The best activity when the weather keeps me inside is....
These things are hot
3 prompts for Practice with drawing what they observe (winter, snow, woods,)
I like...(food prompt)
I love my...
The best thing about winter is....
What do snowmen do at night?
My snowman came to life
Dear Santa (simple list for a Santa letter)
Dear Santa.....fill in the blank
My Wishes (cut and paste from a newspaper ad)
'Tis the Season for Giving
Warm up with a good book
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Spring Writing Journal for Beginners
All of these simple writing prompts have an area to draw a picture. Some have a question on the page to be guided through by the teacher with pictures and a check mark box. Everything is designed to be simple enough for very young writers!
Thank you for shopping with Classroom Base Camp for your winter and Christmas writing activities for Kindergarten and Preschool kids! I appreciate your purchase and feedback!