Wonderful Words for Writing!

This Wonderful Words for Writing! writing prompt also includes:

Twenty slides make up a set of festive, May-themed writing prompts designed to grab scholars' attention and warm-up their writing skills. Prompts include story starters, holidays, research questions, the five senses, and more! 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Choose prompts for the day that correlate to specific holidays or special occasions such as Mother's Day, Teacher Appreciation Day, and Cinco de Mayo
  • Use prompts as reading bell ringers—display the prompt at the start of the period as a transition tool to focus learners on the next subject
  • Give every class member a journal to keep track of their writing, collect and review work frequently to gauge proficiency and time-on-task 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copy in color for best results and laminate for continued use
  • Pages print on a letter-sized piece of paper 

  • Slides are written in a fanciful font on colorful backgrounds 
  • The last page lists each writing prompt without the decorative background 

  • None
Common Core