A new school year usually brings a new set of worries for parents…and for kids.
I’ve noticed that, as my kids grow older, they start to struggle with feelings of self-consciousness and uncertainty. And the first place I start to notice it is in their writing.
Even my bookworms who used to be able to write with abandon start to feel unsure about how to express their feelings as they move through the upper elementary grades and closer to middle school.
So I thought this set of back to school writing prompts would be a great way to start the conversation about the new school year, even if students feel less than enthusiastic.
These would be great for individual students or take-home writing assignments. Or you could use them for a collaborative writing activity as a group!
Keep reading to see how to get your copy! And, for more practice with writing in elementary grades, take a look at my Back to School All About Me Writing Prompt!
Back to School Writing Prompts for Kids
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- Printer (with ink)
- Printer Paper
This product includes a list of back to school writing prompts and a word bank that features nouns, verbs, adjectives, and questions for students to use in their compositions.
Plus, there are 10 different lined pages for students to use as they work!
All of the questions are very open-ended and personal, so even the most reluctant writer will feel comfortable with a least one of the prompts.
Need to save on ink? A line art version is also included!
If you use that one, let students color in the pictures for themselves to add a little art to this activity.
As the teacher, you can complete a prompt too! Be sure to share your response with the class!
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