Brainstorming

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Book or Character Mind Map
Book or Character Mind Map
Worksheet
Book or Character Mind Map
During or after reading a fictional book, help your learner put their thoughts onto paper with this book or character mind map!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Paint a Word Picture
Paint a Word Picture
Lesson Plan
Paint a Word Picture
Students become word artists as they use ordinary pictures to practice creating detailed descriptions. This technique helps your class learn how to paint a picture with words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Activity
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Ideas and Hooks: Personal Narrative
Ideas and Hooks: Personal Narrative
Lesson Plan
Ideas and Hooks: Personal Narrative
This lesson walks students through the first few steps of crafting a personal narrative. Writers will start by going through a process to select an idea to write about, then begin to craft a hook that invites readers into their story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
Lesson Plan
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
Could there be a pot of gold waiting for you at the end of that rainbow? Or is it hiding elsewhere? In this St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will write about what they would do if they found a pot of gold.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Leaf Art Animals
Leaf Art Animals
Lesson Plan
Leaf Art Animals
Help your class' creativity blossom with this lesson that has them make unique animals out of leaves and write about them.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Who Are You?
Who Are You?
Lesson Plan
Who Are You?
Encourage your students to get creative by having them create self-portraits and write down adjectives that describe them. The artistic element of this writing lesson makes learning about adjectives fun.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
Lesson Plan
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
What do red envelopes, pomelos, and water narcissus flowers have in common? They all bring good fortune during the Chinese New Year! In this lesson, students will write about someone to whom they would like to grant good fortune.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Help your fourth graders organize the structure of their literary essays with this graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creative Writing: Electricity
Creative Writing: Electricity
Worksheet
Creative Writing: Electricity
These days, we seem wired to our electronics! Challenge your child to imagine a world without electricity in this creative writing prompt.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Complete the Story: Fiona's Bad Day
Complete the Story: Fiona's Bad Day
Worksheet
Complete the Story: Fiona's Bad Day
Children must complete the missing parts of the story in this fun creative writing exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Simple Sentence Structure
Simple Sentence Structure
Worksheet
Simple Sentence Structure
With this worksheet, your student can rearrange these nouns and verbs into complete sentences, building creative writing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write a Haiku
Write a Haiku
Worksheet
Write a Haiku
Take a stab at haiku poetry with this free-form haiku writing worksheet. All you need is imagination and a pen!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pop Rocks Matter
Pop Rocks Matter
Lesson Plan
Pop Rocks Matter
This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
STEM Design Challenge: Brainstorm and Reflection Sheet
STEM Design Challenge: Brainstorm and Reflection Sheet
Worksheet
STEM Design Challenge: Brainstorm and Reflection Sheet
Help children hone their creativity and critical thinking skills while providing hands-on experience with design planning, reflection, and writing process.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
Concept maps are versatile and useful for all subject areas. Use this concept map for word work, main idea and supporting details, or to map out ideas.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Presidential Pets
Presidential Pets
Lesson Plan
Presidential Pets
Holy cow! Did President George W. Bush really have a longhorn named Ofelia as a pet? Students learn about wacky White House pets in this fun research activity that includes “president interviews” and a pet choice writing page.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Peter Pan and Neverland 1: A Child Forever
Peter Pan and Neverland 1: A Child Forever
Lesson Plan
Peter Pan and Neverland 1: A Child Forever
The flying, crowing, strutting figure of Peter Pan is known to kids of all ages, but how much do we really know? In this lesson, your class will use the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook to take a closer look at Peter and his world.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Music Appreciation
Music Appreciation
Worksheet
Music Appreciation
Mini musicians, get ready for a jukebox adventure back in time! Visit the Library of Congress Jukebox website to hear 5 classic melodies by famous composers.
4th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Elaborating on Feelings
Elaborating on Feelings
Worksheet
Elaborating on Feelings
Feelings and emotions can be a bridge to naming details and helping students identify details to use in their writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
On Demand Writing: Picture Prompt
On Demand Writing: Picture Prompt
Worksheet
On Demand Writing: Picture Prompt
Use this picture prompt to provoke creativity in student writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Lesson Plan
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Put your students' imaginations to the test with this lesson on storytelling and creative writing. After reading some classic fairy tales, students will create their own using printed figures.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Develop a Story
Develop a Story
Worksheet
Develop a Story
With this prewriting organizer, students will brainstorm and visualize details of their fictional story.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Crafting a Thesis Statement: Literary Essay Writing
Crafting a Thesis Statement: Literary Essay Writing
Worksheet
Crafting a Thesis Statement: Literary Essay Writing
This activity will afford your fourth graders the chance to think about the claim they want to make in their literary essays and give them practice writing an intro paragraph.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Bio Poem Template
Bio Poem Template
Worksheet
Bio Poem Template
In this worksheet, children read an example of a bio poem for jazz musician Thelonious Monk, then use the prompt to create a bio poem for a person of their choosing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Brainstorming

Hmm...what to write? If your student is stuck trying to think of writing topics for reports, speeches, or just a silly story, we’ve got a world of writing topic ideas at your fingertips. Try a story prompt, a brainstorm sheet, or a mix-and-match game to get those creative juices flowing. Next thing you know, the ideas will come with ease and writing will be a breeze.