Writing by Grade Level Archive

Writing Lessons for Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders

35 New Writing Lesson Ideas for Third, Fourth, and Fifth Graders Teaching writing to distractible elementary school kids is a tough task—but it’s also truly the best time to introduce the basics of the craft.  Your students have likely spent a lot of time

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 New 3rd Grade Writing Prompts

3rd Grade Writing Prompts on Compassion and Charity
— Third grade is a big year for many students—they’re finally older than the “little kids,” but they’re still not quite old enough to be considered “tweens” or the “middle school kids.”  As a result, third grade can be

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

30 Narrative Writing Prompts for 1st Grade

As young students begin reading more on their own and learning how to write their own sentences and paragraphs, teachers may begin teaching the principles of narrative writing.  Narrative writing tells a story and typically includes an introduction, plot, setting, characters, climax, and conclusion

33 Expository Writing Prompts (1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade)

Expository Writing Prompts for First, Second and Third Graders Learning how to write an expository paper is one of the most important skills that young students can develop from an early age. Expository writing is a method of writing in which the author describes,

Summer Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade

Writing is a great way to stimulate the minds of children. Writing can provide them with the opportunity to explore a fictional event, tell a story that has impacted their personal lives or reflect on their own life experiences through journal keeping.  With that being said,

Summer Writing for 2nd Grade

Looking for great summer writing ideas for 2nd grade students? We have a three fabulous ones to share with you. We hope you agree that theses three summer writing ideas for second graders are interactive, creative, and fun. Check them out and enjoy! Summer offers second graders a lot to do,

Summer Writing for First Grade

Summer Writing Prompts for First Graders Writing is a key skill for first graders to develop in school. They have just learned a complete mastery of their alphabet and how to write many new words, so it is time for them to refine the skills

Summer Writing for 4th Graders

Summer Writing Ideas for Fourth Grade Students Writing is and has always been a fantastic way for children to express their emotions and to use their imaginations to create alternate worlds that they can escape to.  During the 4th grade it is imperative that children