I love to write . . . when I have the time, that is! That's why I love to teach my kids Writing. I teach them in the hopes that they too will come to love this form of expression.
I've noticed over the years that some students are just bursting at the seems with ideas of things to write about. Sometimes when we make our list of writing ideas in the back of our Writing Notebooks, some students have difficulty getting started on a writing piece because they have so many ideas they want to add to their lists! I've also noticed, however, that there are some students who can't seem to come up with an idea on their own . . . they need a little help getting started. Give them a prompt and watch them go!
Here are some Winter themed writing prompts I came up with to help some of them get going. I like to use these prompts in my Writing center during Guided Reading centers. I just print out enough copies and let the students cut out a prompt and glue it in their own notebooks. Less work and less copies for me (and y'all know how important it is to save on copies!).
These are free to you . . . so click and download away!