December writing ideas


December writing ideas – There are enough writing prompts to keep your class busy for more than one month! Keep on track by teaching both monthly content and useful text types. This covers 18 different text types for you. Differentiated options are provided. Use this yourself, busy teachers, beginning teachers, hand over to a relief teacher, use for homeschooling or short leave. Seasonal topics and calendar date topics are included. For grades 1 – 6 (though some pages could be used for Foundation). 199 page pdf product. *Part of a bundle pack!

Special December calendar events & topics included: Human Rights Day, Santa, Owls, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas.
December writing prompts elementary includes;
  • teacher planning page for the month (includes an editable type in option)
  • student monthly goals
  • December cover pages
  • text type cover pages
  • goal review
  • advertisement
  • sentence work (nouns, verbs, adjectives, sentence stems – using conjunctions and, but, so & because, sentence types (statement, command, question, exclamation) and simple, compound and complex
  • narrative retells
  • narrative innovations
  • narrative planning page
  • narrative generation (with picture cues – black and white and colour option)
  • description writing
  • opinion writing
  • persuasive text
  • report writing
  • research planning pages
  • essay
  • paragraph planner page
  • letter writing
  • journal writing
  • response writing
  • procedural writing
  • dotted thirds writing paper
  • generic templates (some – not all – include editable text boxes to type your own topic)
  • student checklists and rubrics (writing I have done this month, rubrics = editing, recounts, narratives, persuasive texts, procedurals)
  • teacher text type checklist (what have you taught this month?)
  • 199 pages (includes cover pages)
Please check your printer settings prior to printing. This product is set to letter size so please check (fit to page or print in printable area). Mostly a black and white product but some colour options are included. Northern hemisphere and southern hemisphere seasonal differences are included.
Please note: generic templates and checklists are the same in each monthly pack! Each monthly pack varies in the quantity of topics covered partly due to monthly calendar dates varying.
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