My Favorite Activity

What is your favorite thing to do on a Saturday afternoon? You can look forward to a nice variety of descriptions from your youngsters regarding this classic writing prompt.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • To support ELLs or general language acquisition, provide a list of sentence frames that pupils can choose from
  • As a follow-up question, ask students to comment on their least favorite things to do on a Saturday afternoon
  • Have class members share their responses with one another in a pair-share before turning to whole group discussion
Classroom Considerations

  • Have learners continue their writing on the back of the page or on a separate sheet of paper.
Pros

  • Easily understandable and accessible writing prompt
  • Ready to administer
Cons

  • None
Common Core