Simple Writing Templates for Kindergarten and Year 1.
Please do download my Freebie Sample - Writing Templates with a Halloween Theme for a Halloween example of each template that is included in this pack.
This pack is designed to gently introduce different writing formats for your little ones.
Narrative Writing - 20 different themes in each template the characters and setting are given, I really push the idea of including adjectives e.g. the friendly, brave and tall astronaut, the silvery, shining moon. They then add the what happens in sequential order followed by the ending.
Plus A Narrative Writing Chart and A Time Word list Chart
Opinion Writing - 20 different scenarios This template gives the chn. a scenario, they make their choice ie. In my opinion… worksheets are set out step 1. Decide 2. Illustrate your thoughts 3. The because - the why, chn. explain their reasons for their opinion.
I have also included a chart a How to Write an Opinion.
Recount Writing - this template includes the introduction e.g. who what where and when. Step 2. The what happened in sequential order, I have included 2 versions. 3 ideas - First, then, Finally or 4 ideas - First, Then, Next, Finally (just a little bit more challenging) The template ends with a personal comment/how I felt.
There are 5 Recount ideas and a blank template.
Plus a flow chart How to Write a Recount.
Sequencing - There are 13 different sequencing worksheets.
Each template has a cut and paste the pictures to show the sequence and then write a sentence about each picture. Start each sentence with the words First, Next,
Write a sentence about - moon, planet, space, rocket, astronaut, Australia, koala, kangaroo, teddy bear, dinosaur, Santa Claus, Santas workshop, Christmas tree, a tree, soccer, football, ice-cream,octopus, treasure chest, pirates, a troll and an igloo
6 pages of topic cards. Children choose a card or cards and write a story prompted by the card/s or use as word banks These cards are around 6 themes summer/beach, winter, pirates, construction site, camping and forest animals.