Writing Center - Prompts, Posters, Activities

The Write Stuff
Grade Levels
K - 3rd, Homeschool
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Do you want your students to LOVE writing? A writing center is an essential element in any primary classroom. The printables in this resource will help you to create a beautiful writing center that your students will want to use, and that will help to model the important writing skills they are learning. It is also a great resource to help students practice these skills every day.

You can use this complete writing center display set to:

  • Create a bulletin board for your writing center
  • Create a trifold display for a smaller area or for small learning groups such as ELL and Resource.
  • Laminate the pieces to use as visuals when you are modelling the skills in your mini lessons.
  • Use as a literacy center.

Here are all the items that are included in this set:

Full size set of posters for:

  • Titles options: Writing Center, or Writing Center: I can write a...
  • Topic cards options: plain with just the word (ex.poem) and I can write a poem
    • topics: poem, list, journal, postcard, recipe, card, letter, research, note, story, letter
    • sample visuals for each one

  • Writing helpers title and the following printables:
    • popcorn words (sight words: words that are always popping up in our writing)
    • manuscript alphabet
    • writing checklist (2 versions, early and later primary)
    • calendar words (days of the week, months of the year, ordinal numbers)
    • special people words: aunt, cousin, teacher, friend, librarian etc.
    • Writing Has poster with 6 traits words as well as Writing Is which is more personalized for the child as writer.
    • space image to glue on popsicle sticks, use as a bookmark, enlarge and use as a modelling tool. (This is a neutral tool for all students to help them remember to use a space when they write.)

Full set of printables for each topic with variations so that you can differentiate.

Please note: the set does not include mini lessons. It is a display set with practice printables. If you are looking for writing lessons and/or full year curriculum for your 2nd and 3rd graders, you can find it here.

Please see the preview for everything that is included in this set.

This resource also complements the ELA curriculum for British Columbia.

If you have any questions, please contact me at shelley@thewritestuffteaching.com

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


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