Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year

Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
Writing Prompts for the Entire School Year
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This packet contains 180 writing prompts for the entire school year. Narrative, opinion, and informative prompts are included.

Some prompts are seasonal, but many can be used any time during the year.

Use for morning work, homework, writer's workshop, early finishers, etc.

Three editor's checklists are also included (one for each type of writing).

Prompts Included:

1. What Do You Want to Learn This Year?

2. Tell About Your Best Day of Summer Vacation

3. How Much Homework Should Your Teacher Give This Year?

4. What is Your Favorite Sport? How do You Play?

5. Describe Your Favorite Character in a Book or Movie

6. Write a Letter to Introduce Yourself to Your Teacher

7. What is Your Favorite Subject in School? Why?

8. Describe the Perfect Pet

9. How to Make Applesauce

10. Getting Ready for School...Describe Your Morning Routine

11. Tell About Your Favorite Book

12. What App Would You Design?

13. Tell the Story of Your First Day of School

14. Describe Your Classroom

15. Write a Made Up Story About a Birthday Party

16. Make Up a New Rule for Your Classroom...Be Creative!

17. What is Your Favorite Food? Why?

18. Should School Be Year-Round? Why or Why Not?

19. What Would You Do if You Were the Principal?

20. What do You Want to be When You Grow Up? Why?

21. Which is Better: Summer or Fall? Why?

22. What Superpower Do You Wish You Had? Why?

23. Write a Recipe For Your Favorite Food

24. Describe Your Favorite Toy

25. Write a Made Up Story About a Dinosaur

26. Write Some Fire Safety Tips

27. What is the Best Fall Holiday? Why?

28. Write a Story About a Time You Were Surprised

29. Write Facts You Know About Your Favorite Animal

30. Should Kids be Forced to Eat Vegetables?

31. Write a Made Up Spooky Story

32. How to Rake Leaves

33. What is Your Favorite Disney Movie?

34. Write a True Story About a Time You Were Scared

35. How to Carve a Pumpkin

36. What Should Your Bedtime Be?

37. Write a Different Ending for a Favorite Story

38. What Will You Be for Halloween This Year?

39. Do You Believe in Ghosts?

40. Write About a Time You've Been to a Pumpkin Patch

41. Describe the Season of Fall

42. Should Kids Have Their Own Cell Phones?

43. What Did You Do Last Halloween?

44. How Does a Pumpkin Grow?

45. Should You Try to Scare Trick or Treaters?

46. Write About a Time You Made a Friend

47. Tell About Your Favorite Athlete

48. What is Your Favorite Halloween Candy?

49. Write a Story About a Rainy Day

50. Give Some Advice to Younger Trick-or-Treaters

51. Should There Be School the Day After Halloween

52. Research and Write About Dia de los Muertos

53. What Would You Do With One Million Dollars?

54. If Your Pet Could Talk What Would He Say?

55. Why Do Leaves Change Color?

56. Write a Story About a Time You Helped Someone

57. Should We Eat Turkeys? Why or Why Not?

58. How to Make Pumpkin Pie

59. Write a Made Up Story About a Turkey on Thanksgiving

60. When Should You Start Decorating For Christmas?

61. Describe Your Plans for Thanksgiving Day

62. Tell A Story About Your Grandparents

63. What is the Best Thanksgiving Food?

64. What Happened at the First Thanksgiving?

65. Who is the Best Football Team This Year?

66. Write About a Disguise a Turkey Could Use to Avoid Being Thanksgiving Dinner

67. Pretend You Are a Turkey. Write Piece Convincing People to Eat Something Else on Thanksgiving

68. What is the Best Kind of Pie?

69. Describe Your Favorite Character From Toy Story

70. Which Season Do You Like Better: Fall or Winter?

71. What Did You Do This Thanksgiving?

72. Write Facts About Your Home State

73. Who Works Harder: The Elves or Santa?

74. Write a Made Up Story About a Reindeer

75. How to Make Hot Chocolate

76. What is Your Favorite Holiday? Why?

77. Tell A Story About a Time Someone Helped You

78. What Would You Like For Christmas This Year?

79. What is Your Favorite Holiday Memory?

80. Write Facts About Reindeer

81. Are You on the Nice or Naughty List? Why?

82. Do You Like the Grinch? Why or Why Not?

83. How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

84. Write a Letter to Family and Friends to Tell Them About Your Year

85. How to Play Basketball

86. Write a Letter to Santa

87. What is Your New Year's Resolution?

88. How to Build a Snowman

89. What is Your Best Memory From This Past Year?

90. Should You Be Allowed to Stay Up Until Midnight on New Year's Eve?

91. Write a Made Up Story About a Penguin

92. How to Ice Skate

93. All About Martin Luther King, Jr.

94. Describe Your Perfect Day

95. Write a Funny Story

96. All About Penguins

97. Would You Rather Go Swimming or Skiing?

98. Describe a Talent You Have

99. Write a Story About What You Did On New Year's Eve

100. I Wish I Had 100...

101. Would You Rather Be Hot or Cold?

102. What Would You Do With a Day Off of School?

103. Describe One of Your Family Members

104. Do You Think the Groundhog Will See His Shadow

105. Would You Rather Have an Early Spring or a Long Winter?

106. Write About a Time You Felt Loved

107. Write a Made Up Story About Valentine's Day

108. Research and Write About a US President

109. What Would You Do if You Were President?

110. Write About Someone You Love

111. Write a Story About Cupid

112. If You Could Travel Back in Time Where Would You Go?

113. Write a Narrative About Your Valentine's Day

114. Which is Bette: Skiing or Snowboarding? Why?

115. Write a Make-Believe Story About a Snowman That Comes to Life

116. Would You Rather Explore Space or the Ocean?

117. How to Make the Perfect Valentine

118. Describe Your Favorite Place

119. Write a Story About the Best Birthday You Ever Had

120. Where is the Farthest Place You Have Traveled?

121. Research and Write About a Famous Historical Figure

122. Would You Rather Be the Youngest Child in Your Family or the Oldest? Why?

123. Where Did You Watch the Superbowl This Year?

124. Which Season Do You Like Better: Winter or Spring?

125. Write About a Time You Were Lucky

126. Describe Your Bedroom

127. How To Build a Leprechaun Trap

128, What Causes a Rainbow?

129. Write a Made Up Story That Happens on St. Patrick's Day

130. What Would You Do if You Found a Pot of Gold?

131. Would You Rather Go Camping or to the Snow?

132. Should You Pinch Someone Who Doesn't Wear Green on St. Patrick's Day

133. What is Your Lucky Charm?

134. Research and Write About Ireland

135. Would You Rather Be Super Strong or Super Fast?

136. Write About Your Favorite Singer

137. How to Brush Your Teeth

138. Who Makes a Better Pet: Cats or Dogs?

139. Should You Try to Catch a Leprechaun?

140. What is the Unluckiest Thing That Has Ever Happened to You?

141. Would You Rather Go to the Zoo or the Aquarium?

142. How to Dye an Easter Egg

143. Describe a Butterfly's Lifecycle

144. Write a Narrative About a Sports Game You Have Played

145. Are You A Morning Bird or a Night Owl?

146. Should Kids Be Allowed to Drive? Why or Why Not?

147. Write a Story About the Easter Bunny

148. How to Take Care of Your Pet

149. Would You Rather Be a Movie Star or an Athlete?

150. Write a Story That Happens on a Spring Day

151. How to Fly a Kite

152. Would You Rather Eat Whatever You Want or Pick Your Own Bedtime?

153. Write About an Easter Egg Hunt You've Participated In

154. How to Grow a Flower

155. Do You Like the Rain? Why or Why Not?

156. Write About a Time You Were Proud

157. All About Chickens

158. How to Play Baseball

159. Write About What You Did During Spring Break

160. Write a Review of a Movie You've Seen

161. Describe Someone You Admire

162. Write About a Time You Lost a Game

163. Would You Rather Play Video Games or Play Outside?

164. All About My Mom

165. Write a Made Up Story About a Baby Bird

166. My Summer Vacation Plans

167. What Was the Best Day of This School Year? Why?

168. Would You Rather Be In School or On Summer Vacation?

169. How to Make the Best Ice Cream Sundae

170. All About My Dad

171. Should You Have Homework Over Summer Break?

172. Describe the Perfect Summer Day

173. Write a Story About the 4th of July

174. All About the US Flag

175. Would You Rather Go to a Lake or a Beach?

176. How to Catch a Fish

177. What Would Happen if Kids Ran the World?

178. What Will You Miss About This School Year?

179. Where Will You Travel This Summer?

180. What Do You Want to Learn Next Year?

I hope you enjoy this packet. Please message me if you have any questions.


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