Creative Writing Prompt - If I Was a Squirrel…
In this creative writing worksheet, 3rd graders write an essay based on the prompt, "If I was a squirrel, I think my favorite season would be Fall, because." They write the story on the lines under the prompt.
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My Favorite Book
A simple question can spark such a range of responses and creative thought. Use this writing prompt to get your youngsters talking about the thrills and adventures of reading, as they detail their favorite books, what they are about, and...
1st - 3rd 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
Grade 5 Writing Prompts
Looking for something to write about? Try out one of the prompts from three and a half pages of ideas. The list includes a variety of different topics that you can pick and choose from when planning a writing assignment or unit.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
New Review Creative Writing Workshop
Looking for suggestions on how to organize a creating writing workshop? For topic suggestions appropriate for various grade levels? Check out a resource packet, designed for English language arts instructors, that is packed with ideas...
K - 12th English Language Arts
What Happened Next? (Grades K-4)
Explore the structure of narrative writing with this fun, collaborative instructional activity. Start by reading aloud a short story, asking small groups of learners to fill in key events on a large story board prepared on the class...
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Finding a Pot of Gold Story Starter
Young or old, the prospect of finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow captures the imagination of us all. Encourage children to explore the possibilities of this interesting myth with a fun and simple creative writing prompt.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable