Introduce your youngest students to responding to a writing prompt. This packet includes 6 writing prompts that will inspire students to plan and record thoughtful and complete responses. Use these as test preparation materials, at a writing center, or to teach paragraph writing. Perfect for first and second grade.
Included in this packet:
- 6 two page writing prompts
- graphic organizer for planning
- teaching/reference poster on restating the question/prompt
- pre-writing activity: student interview for oral and written practice on restating the question/prompt
Depending on how you implement them, these could certainly be used to address the following standards and more:
First Grade CCSS
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Second Grade CCSS
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.