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Personal Narrative Organizer: Surprise!
Personal Narrative Organizer: Surprise!
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Personal Narrative Organizer: Surprise!
Surprise! Young writers are prompted to write a personal narrative about a time they were surprised. Students will practice sequencing and prewriting skills as they use this fun watermelon-shaped graphic organizer to plan out their personal narrative.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Seasons Writing Prompt
Seasons Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Seasons Writing Prompt
If seasons were animals, what animals would they be? Give your nature-lover a fun and writing prompt that will challenge their creativity.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Development
Character Development
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Character Development
Conjure some creative characters with this worksheet that will help kids develop great descriptive writing skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Hook Your Reader!
Hook Your Reader!
Worksheet
Hook Your Reader!
Students will study effective hooks and have the option to craft some hooks for their own writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Writing a Tall Tale
Writing a Tall Tale
Worksheet
Writing a Tall Tale
It's storytelling time! Bring the magic of tall tales closer to home by creating a tall tale based on someone your child knows and admires.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Spider Web Graphic Organizer
Spider Web Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Spider Web Graphic Organizer
Untangle the strands of a story with this spider web graphic organizer!
3rd 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
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
Think Ahead
Think Ahead
Worksheet
Think Ahead
This exercise will challenge your child's powers of recollection as well as his communication skills. It also provides an introduction to the research process.
1st grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Draw and Write
Draw and Write
Worksheet
Draw and Write
Got a case of writer's block? One great way to get started is to draw a picture!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Camping Trip Plan: Writing Details
Camping Trip Plan: Writing Details
Worksheet
Camping Trip Plan: Writing Details
What kind of camping trip plan would your child make? He can write down details with this worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
"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
Interview a Veteran
Interview a Veteran
Worksheet
Interview a Veteran
Learners can gather a lot of information about veterans and their former jobs by interviewing them on Veterans Day. Use the worksheet Interview a Veteran to have students ask veterans questions and write down their answers.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Personal Narrative: Adding Dialogue
Personal Narrative: Adding Dialogue
Worksheet
Personal Narrative: Adding Dialogue
Adding dialogue to writing makes for more entertaining and relatable story-telling. In this activity, young writers will use a fun comic book format to add simple dialogue to their personal narratives.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creative Writing for Kids: Restaurant Owner
Creative Writing for Kids: Restaurant Owner
Worksheet
Creative Writing for Kids: Restaurant Owner
Encourage your fourth graders to put their writing skills and imagination to good use by imagining that they are opening up a restaurant and writing about it!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
State Your Opinion! Let's Soar in Grade 4
State Your Opinion! Let's Soar in Grade 4
Worksheet
State Your Opinion! Let's Soar in Grade 4
Assess your students’ grasp on writing norms and style within the opinion writing genre.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Realistic Writing
Realistic Writing
Worksheet
Realistic Writing
Give your students practice bringing their stories to life as they write realistic fiction!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Guest Speaker Career Interview
Guest Speaker Career Interview
Worksheet
Guest Speaker Career Interview
Learners can gather a lot of information about a topic or issue by interviewing career professionals from the community. Use this Guest Speaker Interview worksheet to have students ask a speaker questions and write down their answers.
2nd 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
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
Graphic Organizer: Write a Mystery
Graphic Organizer: Write a Mystery
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Write a Mystery
Use this fun resource to get your child creatively writing.
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Characterization
Characterization
Worksheet
Characterization
Help your child get started on his storytelling skills with this worksheet about characters!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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

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.