teaching resource

Objects in the Sky – Writing Prompts

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    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  8

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  CCSS, TEKS

  • Grade

    Grade:  K - 2

Describe objects in the sky such as the clouds, moon, and sun with this set of 8 writing prompts.

Primary Science Writing Prompts

Do you need prompts for writing for primary-grade students? Do you struggle with how to teach sentence and paragraph formation at the primary level? If so, this resource may be the tool you need to guide your students into becoming writing superstars!

Each worksheet included in this resource provides the student with thought-provoking story starters that address different objects in the sky. Each prompt also includes a word bank to reference. Students can form their own stories on the topics and use the writing lines to develop their own quality writing pieces. The resource includes prompts that include:

  • The sun is…
  • Clouds can be…
  • Stars can be…
  • The moon…
  • During the day I like to…
  • During the day I see…
  • At night I like to…
  • At night I see…

The resource includes 8 writing prompts for first graders covering different objects they may see in the sky. All you need to do is print the sheet you need, and you’re off on the journey to amazing writing samples. 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

Additionally, you could project the worksheet onto a screen, work through one prompt as a class, and have your students write their paragraphs in their notebooks.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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