By Justin Martin
Energetic, enjoyable activates to inspire each author on your ClassKnock childrens' socks off with those full of life writing activates at the themes youngsters love: humor, activities, animal stories, "what ifs," memoirs, seasons, and vacation trips, fractured fairy stories, and extra! sure to encourage each scholar to write down and write and write! nice for journals!
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A lot or a few? Why? My Favorite Book International Children’s Book Day falls on April 2. What is your favorite book of all time? Pretend you’re writing a letter to a friend recommending that book. Describe what happens in the book, and why you like the book so much. The goal is to make your friend want to read it, too. 29 150 Totally Terrific Writing Prompts © Justin Martin, Scholastic Teaching Resources You’ve Got Game What’s Your Sign? Baseball season starts in April. Baseball is a very popular game.
Write about your favorite sense. May 18 is International Museum Day. What if you could run your own museum? Describe what types of things you would put on display. Grocery List Biography Here’s a grocery list: 2 extra, extra large containers of Burpee Cola 1 family-size frozen pizza with spinach and anchovies 12 eggs 1 big bag of Crunchy Pirate spicy corn chips 10 frozen microwavable chicken nuggets 1 jar of peanut butter 1 jar of grape jelly 1 loaf of bread 2 cans of cat food 1 box of fish food Imagine the family that might purchase these things.
People write to her when they have problems. Pretend you’re an advice columnist. Somebody has written you the following letter: (Date) “Dear __________ (your name), Wild Thing I have a rather large nose. ’ It hurts my feelings. What should I do? ” What’s the weirdest imaginary animal you can think of? Maybe it has six skinny legs, a long pink trunk, and it eats sausage. Write about your imaginary animal in as much detail as possible. Where does it live? What sounds does it make? Is it friendly?
150 Totally Terrific Writing Prompts: Lively, Fun Prompts to Motivate Every Writer in Your Class by Justin Martin