Winter Writing Prompts & Activities

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1st - 4th
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Are you looking for print and go winter writing prompts and activities that can be used beyond December? Do you need a quick easy bulletin board that can last for a few months?

Yes, teaching during the holiday season is hectic as a teacher and at home. With these no-prep writing activities, your students can apply their creative writing skills from December through March. Use during writing workshop, arrival time, or at a learning center.

Many of the activities can be used as classroom decorations or a quick bulletin board display. In fact, the bulletin board title WINTER WRITING is included.

Here's What Is Included:

  • Winter Poem – fill in the blanks
  • Winter Cinquain
  • Finding Frosty’s Hat – creative writing
  • Important Poem About Winter – fill in the blanks
  • Homophone Mitten Pairs – great for learning centers too
  • Synonym Snowflakes - turn into hanging mobiles or a bulletin board display
  • If I Lived in a Snow Globe – creative writing & drawing
  • How to Decorate _______ - cookies, for Christmas, for Hanukkah, etc.
  • My Wish for the World
  • Help Wanted Sign from Santa
  • Design Your Own Holiday Beverage – Starbucks style cup
  • How to Make Hot Chocolate – how to recipe
  • Top 5 Winter Activities – list making
  • WINTER WRITING Banner – print on colored paper and cut for bulletin boards
  • Winter Words – word bank poster

Be sure to check out the preview to see more samples

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I hope you find this resource beneficial in your classroom.

Please remember that these activities are for just you and your students.

If you would like a copy of this product for more than one teacher, please download additional licenses, available at a great discounted price.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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