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Spring Writing Prompts for Beginning Writers

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    Editable:  Google Slides

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    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  10

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  CCSS, TEKS

  • Grade

    Grade:  PK - 1

Celebrate a new season with Spring writing worksheets for primary grades.

Jump into Writing with Spring Writing Prompts

Do you need prompts for writing for primary-grade students? Do you need help teaching 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 in this resource provides the student with thought-provoking Spring story starters with accompanying visual word banks to reference. Students will form their own stories on the topics and use the writing lines to develop their own quality writing pieces. The resource includes engaging first, and second-grade writing prompts such as:

  • In the spring, I wear…
  • To plant a garden, I will need…
  • My favorite spring activity is…
  • To stay dry on a rainy day, I…
  • On a rainy day, I like to…

The resource includes five writing prompts for first graders covering different aspects of Spring. Simply print the sheet you need, and you’re off on the journey to fantastic writing samples. 

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

  • Guided writing groups 
  • Formative Assessment
  • Lesson wrap-up
  • Fast finishers 
  • Homework assignments

To challenge students needing acceleration, have them extend their writing into a multi-paragraph piece using our Text Planning Template.

For struggling readers and writers, provide sentence frames for students to build their sentences off of. They could also benefit from talking about their writing before beginning and generating additional words or details that they could include.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the writing prompt worksheet PDF or Google Slides resource file.

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.

Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter collaborator, created this resource.


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