This is the CUTEST writing assignment EVER!!!

I love the way they introduced this book about metaphors: 'Here's a BRIGHT IDEA: read this book. It's a PIECE OF CAKE. And trust us; no one will call you A TURKEY. For more metaphors, look inside.'

Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters

writing prompts…lots of good ones here…but I'm loving this one!

Writing Process Pencil

Laminate and use a dry-erase marker on the "sticky notes". Use for writing or summarizing narratives. sequencial a Beaver

"This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"


"Hey Little Ant" writing activity - Persuasive

So many uses for this book! reading comp: theme. Writing: word choice, voice, illustrating, brainstorming, vivid verbs persuasive writing- having students write an advertisement for a book they have written.

Beginning of Year

Quiet writing time with fun music was one of the MOST peaceful times in my classroom this year. The kids loved it. Love this chart to introduce the expectations for it.

I would think this could be used for any writing assignment.

Writing prompts, printables, and fun activities for Back to School!

First day of school activity (Do each year and include in their scrapbook with a first-day-of-the-school-year picture.)

My students LOVE this book for writing-on-demand - the prompts are so much fun!

How to carve a pumpkin writing

a writing prompt for each month, back on construction paper and put together at the end of the year. Great memories and great way to see growth!

Picture prompts. Can be used to practice inferencing or to jumpstart a writing assignment.

Roll a Story. Fun idea for creative writing!

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