April 3rd Writing Prompt
In this daily writing prompt instructional activity, students learn that the Pony Express was established on April 3, 1860. Students consider the requirements to be a rider on the Pony Express and respond to 2 questions.
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Lost and Found
You're walking down the street and find a wallet on the ground, what do you do with it? This age old scenario serves as a narrative writing prompt that challenges children to come up with creative stories describing the fate of the lost...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary Writing Prompts
Get your class writing with a large collection of writing prompts. The prompts are organized by grade and type. So if, for example, you were looking for a fourth grade expository writing prompt, you could scroll through the document to...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
365 Days of Writing Prompts
"If you could un-invent something what would it be?" "What are you more comfortable with—routine or spontaneity?" Here's a packet of one-a-day writing prompts. Although designed for fifth graders, the topics are appropriate for any grade...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Borrowing Narrative Skills from Mr. Fletcher
Use narrative writing techniques to understand idea development and voice. The class reads Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fletcher, and then practices authentic writing for standardized tests by writing a personal narrative.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable