Category: Writing Prompts

Stop, “I Don’t Know What to Write About!” during Writer’s Workshop!

Hello all!  Thank you so much for stopping by!   Today I want you to stop for a moment and re imagine Writing Prompts. Usually when I think of writing prompts, I think of a narrow, specific task that the students need to address.  What if I told you that Writing Prompts could be fun, scaffolded, and engaging?  What if I even told you that your kiddos would ask for them during Writer’s Workshop or Writing Centers (even your most reluctant writers)? Let me introduce: Pick a Prompts and Story Starter Cootie Catchers! First up: Pick a Prompts! These are

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Makeover Madness! #tptsellerchallenge!

I am particpating in the #tptsellerchallenge!  I am soooooo excited about the first challenge!  Makeover Madness! I made over my Super Silly Pick a Prompts! I have been working on making over all of my writing prompts products for a while now, so it is nice to have another one our of the way! When I first created these I used a myriad of borders, and only had 3 choices of lines.  With the makeover however: My kiddos love these prompts!  They have such a great time with the characters and super silliness!  Here is an example of a super

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A funny and a thank you!

Tee- Hee! So, we were working on writing the other day and we are in one of those: most of my kiddos are done with their animal research report, but a few aren’t so I don’t want to move on to anything new. So, what to do?  Writing Prompts! My kiddos really love these, but today one of my little girls was affected by the lack of female characters.   I think that she did an excellent job recreating these characters to better fit her style!  You can hardly tell where she drew on top of the clipart! Plus a

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Looking for a new way to do writing prompts? Look no further…

Honestly I can’t tell you how excited I am about my newest product.  As a teacher I love teaching writing, but it really isn’t the easiest thing to teach!   “I don’t know what to write about” “How do you spell…” The list of excuses goes on and on and on… Well.  In comes the Story Friends! This is a simple idea, with a ton of uses in the classroom.First, I printed the pages that I wanted to use, cut out and laminated the pieces and put a piece of magnetic tape of the back.  The first time I used

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