Writing prompts Archives - Elementary Education

3 Halloween Writing Prompts That Are Scary Good

Confession: I’m a giant scaredy-cat–which is why it’s surprising that I love Halloween writing prompts so. darn. much. There is nothing I hate more than the feeling of being scared. But at the same time, I love scary movies (during the day) and I’ve always had a soft spot for…

Morning Work for First Graders: 3 Simple Alternatives to Worksheets

It can be tough to come up with morning work for first graders that is both fun and educational. Worksheets often feel like a chore, and they can be tedious and boring. There are, however, three great alternatives to worksheets that you can use in the morning! In this blog…

Poetry Templates for Elementary Students

While April may technically be National Poetry Month, poems in the classroom should be year-round—in my humble opinion. Having poetry templates for elementary students on hand can make it a lot easier. Poetry gets a bad reputation–it’s not all flowers, butterflies, and rhymes. In fact, some of the best types…