Prompts by Grade Archive

30 Writing Prompt Ideas for 7th Grade Writers

As 7th graders get ready to transition into their turbulent teenage years, it’s incredibly important for teachers to do everything they can to keep their students focused and grounded.  Seventh grade is a very stressful year for many students—they may feel a newfound sense

30 New Creative Writing Topics for Grade 3

30 Brand New Creative Writing Topics for Grade 3 Students When kids write, their minds are opened to brand new worlds and endless possibilities—and there is no form of writing more conducive to inspiring ideas than journaling.  Students who keep regular journals enjoy the

30 New 8th Grade Writing Prompts

Eighth Grade Writing Prompts When students finally reach eighth grade, they’re ready and eager to move on to the next big challenge that lies ahead: high school.  That makes your job as an eighth-grade teacher especially tough!  You have to strike the right balance

7th Grade Writing Prompts: 32 New Ideas

Seventh grade… what a fun time full of changes, transition, and growth!  For many students, seventh grade is an incredibly significant transitional year.  Your students are becoming teenagers for the first time and officially leaving childhood behind, and they’re also beginning to think very

6th Grade Writing Prompts

Writing Ideas for Sixth Graders— As they enter middle school and prepare to become teenagers, many sixth graders find themselves struggling to understand their emotions and to express their changing, unique personalities.  It’s a tough time, for sure, but journaling can help students make

6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Writing Prompts

The Presidential election is nearing—and for students who are just getting old enough to pay attention to the candidates and issues, the election provides a fantastic opportunity for learning and discussion.  Whether your students lean Democrat, Republican, or Independent, it’s incredibly valuable for them

34 Writing Prompts Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

Journaling is a powerful activity for students and adults of all ages, but it is especially effective for young students who are still learning how to write and clearly articulate their thoughts and feelings on the page.  When students write and reflect daily, they

30 Expository Writing Prompts 4th Grade

New Expository Writing Prompts That Help 4th Graders Prepare for Middle School As students get older, teachers expect their writing to grow in both substance and in form.  Fourth grade students who are preparing for middle school should write better sentences, paragraphs with clear ideas

30 New 2nd Grade Writing Prompts

Second Grade Writing Prompts for Young Students Who are New to Writing
— Journaling can be a refreshing practice for people of all ages, but it’s healing powers are harnessed especially well when the habit is developed early on.  Students who begin journaling when they

30 Narrative Writing Prompts for Second Grade

By the time students reach second grade, they’ve likely had some practice writing small narratives and learning about the elements of storytelling.  Many second graders are capable of recounting a story from beginning to end, including an introduction, basic plot, simple description of the
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