Writing Prompts Bundle Informational and Opinion

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Formats Included
  • Zip
100 +
List Price:
You Save:
List Price:
You Save:
Share this resource
Includes Google Apps™
This bundle contains one or more resources with Google apps (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).


Summer Steal! Grab this bundle for 50% off its usual price for 24 hours only! This bundle is usually $54, but on sale for a steal at $19. *Six of the text sets are located in the bonus file.

What are monthly text sets? 

The monthly text sets are two or more texts based on the same topic. Each monthly text set can be used for both reading and writing. The topic of each text set is high-engaging nonfiction topics. Each text set supports opinion or informational based writing in response to reading.

These pair perfectly with the following Writing Units:

What is included in each text set? 

  • 2 (or more) related informational articles
  • Reading Comprehension Questions
  • Writing Prompt to be used with the texts in an essay format
  • Writing Plan Example
  • Teacher Example Essay (editable)
  • Teacher Example Essay in Google Doc
  • Differentiated for Grades 3-5  
  • Standard Alignment in Google Sheets

What topics are included for each month?

The topics included are thematically related to that month. However, the text sets can be used at any time of the year based on your needs.

January - MLK (Opinion Text Set)

February - Equality in Education: Thurgood Marshall & Mary Mcleoud Bethune (Informational Text Set)

March - Ants: Perk or Pest (Opinion Text Set)

April - The Benefits of Bees (Informational Text Set)

May - Sea Turtles (Informational Text Set)

June - Sharks Text Set (Try for FREE here!)

July- Hurricanes Text Set (Informational Text Set)

August - Video Games: Harmful or Helpful? (Opinion Text Set)

September - Homework: Harmful or Helpful? (Opinion Text Set)

October- Bats (Informational Text Set)

November - Paid to Play: Should College Athletes be Paid?

December - Polar Bear Problems (Informational Text Set)

*BONUS Text Sets*

Antarctica Informational Text Set

Try the free text set here:


Let’s connect!

The Literacy Loft Blog

The Literacy Loft on Instagram

The Literacy Loft on Pinterest

The Literacy Loft on Facebook

Email: Jessica@theliteracyloft.com

Total Pages
100 +
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up