Monday, October 2, 2023

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Free Daily Writing Prompts Quick Write”

by TeacherWriter
3rd - 5th Grade

Get ready for back to school with this Free Daily Writing Prompts with five prompts for SeptemberThese engaging quick write prompts are inspired by the national calendar of days to help students practice writing every day. It's perfect for grades 3, 4, and 5 and for substitute days!

This is one week of writing prompts and can be used for a week of writing lessons. It's part of my full month of September Daily Writing Prompts.

The writing prompts for September cover:

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • History
  • Geography
  • Social Issues
  • Creative Writing
  • Opinion Writing

These five September writing pages are ready for you with suggested website links. As the teacher you manage the links. They are not necessary, but you can use them to build background knowledge. A self-editing toolkit is included so students can learn to self-edit and peer-edit. This writing journal is a great way to integrate writing into lifelong learning habits.

✅ What Is Included In This Resource ✅

★ 5 daily writing prompts that are based on national days

★ A linked table of contents

★ A page of suggested websites for the teacher to build background knowledge

★ A unique system for teaching students to self-edit (I've included a video and blog post about it)

★ Annual updates

★ A PDF version

★ A Google Slides version

★ Compatible with Easel

How does the self-editing toolkit work?

The digital version of this workbook includes a self-editing toolkit. Students use to drag and drop highlighter bars across their work. The highlighters help them find and correct their errors.

Who This is For

▶️ Teachers in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades

▶️ SLP Teachers

▶️ Homeschool Teachers

▶️ Tutors and Substitute Teachers

CCSS Standards

  • W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Grades 3, 4, and 5.
  • W.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing...for grades 3, 4, and 5.
  • W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others. Grades 3, 4, and 5.
  • W.10 Range of Writing: “Write routinely over extended time frames… and shorter time frames...” for grades 3, 4, and 5.

Save Hours Searching for Writing Prompts

Finding new writing prompts can be time consuming, and I know you're busy. So I’ve done the work for you to find interesting topics. I’ve included a page of suggested links to videos and websites to enrich the writing experience. It connects the students to the real world, letting them enjoy authentic writing tasks. The links are age appropriate for students in grades 3-5. Some of the September writing prompts:

  • National Emma M. Nutt Day. (Learn about the first female telephone operator.)
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Day. (Perfect for those warm days.)
  • National Wildlife Day. (Learn and write about tigers.)
  • National Skyscraper Day. (Would you like to live in a skyscraper? Why or why not?)
  • Labor Day (Students will write an opinion about this day.)

How Will You Use This for Writing in the Classroom?

♦ Morning work ♦ Writing warm-ups ♦ Station or center work ♦ Homework ♦ Substitute days ♦ Writing mini-lessons

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