Something Green

Kermit would really enjoy this prompt. Young writers select something green, describe it, identify where it is found and how it is used, and then illustrate their something.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Show the YouTube video of Kermit, the Frog, singing his song "It's Not Easy Being Green"
  • Have class members create a green world mural and post kids writings and illustrations on this wall
Classroom Considerations

  • The second in a series of seven writing prompts
  • Consider conducting a whole-class brainstorming session making a list of green things before having kids write
Pros

  • The exercise encourages young writers to add details to their writings
Cons

  • None