Writing Topic Ideas & Planning Sheet

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Chalk and Apples
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2nd - 6th
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I used this in centers with my students and they absolutely loved picking a topic to write about, thank you!
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Do your students get "stuck" thinking of a topic to write about? These writing ideas in a jar will help! Simply print, cut, laminate if you want, and place into a jar. Students who are stuck can draw a topic to write about from the jar.


  • 60 broad topics that can be used for multiple genres of writing
  • 3 sizes of labels for your writing topic jar
  • Writing circles instructions and cards to promote collaboration during writer's workshop
  • A simple planning page that works for any writing assignment


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.


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