Daily Writing Ideas

~September to June

 

September  October     November    

  December     January    February    

  March     April     May     June

 

September 

A theme on leaves.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
I am happy when... If I could change one thing it would be... I love learning about... I hope to learn about____this year because... Saturday mornings are great for...
My favorite subject is___ because... Kids like me because_____ The one book I enjoyed reading over the summer was______ because... I love my name because_________ Over the weekend I will...
I would really like to get to know_____ better because... My favorite food is___ and I do not like _______ because_______. I have ____  people  in my family, Tell me about each person. My favorite color is_____.  List all the things that are that color. If I could go to the movies over the weekend I would see____ because I heard...
The one thing I remember about last year was... I wish I could... Our classroom is special because... When I grow up I want to be... Tell me what you know about fall.
My best friend is _______, because... List some of your favorite animals.  Tell me what you know about each one. Tell me one thing you would like me to know about you and why. How can we make our classroom special. What are your plans for the weekend?

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October

Pumpkins and Halloween          Halloween Poetry        Apple Study    

Fire Safety Month

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
I am most proud of_____.  Tell me why. I wish that I could... I make friends by.... What would you do if you saw someone left out of a game on purpose. This really puts me in a bad mood....
Safety Tips for Fire Prevention The best part about Halloween is... I want to be a ____ for Halloween. List some safety tips for going trick-or-treating. This is what I know about pumpkins.
I saw a house that looked cool.  I decided to go in.  But when I entered I saw... What do you like about apples. Apples are fun to eat.  List things that you can do with apples. Tell me about Johnny Appleseed. If I could go around planting a fruit it would be... Tell me why.
As the clock struck twelve... Write a story about ~          The Scary Jack-o'-Lantern Write down some words that rhyme with night. The old graveyard was filled with... After our apple testing, write down what you learned this week.
The old witch was mixing her brew made out of... If I could fly... There were three ghosts... Write down an acrostic poem about apples. This weekend I have to...
 


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November   

 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
This month is Thanksgiving.  Tell me what you know about this holiday. Name Christopher Columbus' ships. Tell me about the voyage. The Pilgrims in 1620 boarded the Mayflower.  What was their voyage like. Tell me about Pilgrims.  What they dressed like, and what they did. What are some of your chores at home.
Tell me about the Plains Indians. Who was Squanto? What was the first Thanksgiving like? After reading, The Legend of Bluebonnet, what would you of given up to save the world. Reading about ____ is fun because.
Tell me about the Woodland Indians. Draw a picture. Write about the Pueblo Indians?  Draw a picture to go with it. Draw a totem pole.  Then tell me about it. The Plains Indians followed the buffalo. If you were an Indian what would your day be like. The Indians were forced to live on reservations.  How would you feel leaving your home and losing the freedoms you once knew?
How To Make a Turkey How do you help prepare for Thanksgiving? I love the smell of turkey cooking because it reminds me of... I don't like to _____ because... When I am tired I...
Thanksgiving Day is for... Write a Thanksgiving poem. What will your Thanksgiving table look like? I love to eat _____ on Thanksgiving because... Who will be coming to your Thanksgiving, or where will you be going?

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Hanukkah Poetry     Christmas Poetry      December  
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
The gingerbread man jumped out of the oven and... I like to do my homework in _____because... My favorite holiday cookies are... If I owned a toy store I would... Here are 5 great things about me.
Dear Santa, What do I know about Hanukkah? Wrapping presents is... The one thing I really want for the holiday (Xmas, Hanukkah) is... Dear Mrs. Claus,
I am always kind to... The Lonely (Xmas) Tree My Teddy Bear I taught someone how to... Oh, no, it snowed and I can't...
The house was so quiet, but then I heard... It is better to give than receive.  Who would you give something to, and what would it be? In the snow I saw an elf crying because... The Lost Reindeer The Most Perfect Puppy
A Poem About Mittens What are you going to do on your vacation? What I learned  this school year is... I looked out my window and saw.. How will you celebrate New Years?

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Winter Activities   January                                                                                                                                                 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
What I Did On My Vacation My New Year's Resolution is... The best month of the year is... This is how I make a snowman... A Winter Poem
My favorite color is... Write a poem about what has this color... My favorite TV program is... (tell why) I want to remember.... I want to forget... I really love to...
This past weekend was great because... I help my mother by... I help my father by... If I were a snowflake I would... If I were____, I would...
If I were 10 years older, I could... I feel so sorry for....(why?) If I could trade places with someone  it would be _____. (Why?) If I couldn't sleep... Plans for this weekend are...
My Favorite Movie is... Wally Whale was lost so he... Mmmmm! I love the smell and taste of..... If I could fly I would.... I turned on the radio and there wasn't any school because....

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Ground Hog Day   President's Day      February                                    

 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Dear Mr. Groundhog, My teacher thinks I... Read a Non-Fiction book and write a reading response on it. If I could give someone in class a valentine, it would be_____, because... (Then design one for that person) Living in a log cabin would be fun because...
I am very proud to be an American because... If I were President I would... Who is your favorite President.  Tell me why. I am afraid to... If I could be famous I would like to be....
I get excited when... I love to play in the snow and... If the world were made of candy... If I could rule the world I would... If I were the teacher I would change...
Winter Vacation The sleepy bear woke up from hibernation because... Yesterday afternoon I... Dear_____, (your favorite author) My favorite sport is....
My favorite book is.... If I could improve on_____ I would be... Olivia Octopus had so much to do she.... Math is_____ because... I love science, especially when....


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March 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
I felt like crying when... My bedroom has... A Poem About Balloons Popcorn tastes so good when... Blowing bubbles is...
What color is the wind? It bugs me when... As the cage door slowly opened... Write a Color Poem Dear Leprechaun...
If I found a pot of gold... A rainbow is like... I wish I could... If I could be anybody in the world I would be....because.... Colors are like...
It is so much fun to collect... If I were a kite I would... The wind lifted me so high it.... Cleaning my room is... If I were a dragon....
I am really terrific at.... The mysterious footprints led to... I received exciting news about...

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April
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Walking in the rain is... I am proud of myself this year because... Eggs are best... This is what I know about rabbits If I were an Easter egg...
For lunch today... If I were a raindrop I'd... Girls are... Boys are... My favorite book this year has been....why?
I'm not afraid of... I'd love to sell my... This is a tall tale about... Peter decided to... This is what I want to do this weekend.
If I could get more money for my allowance, I would... What shall I do tomorrow? If I could come dressed as a character from a book it would be...because... Turtles are good for... Tell a whopper of a tale.

This is why my homework wasn't done.

A Poem About the Rain Birds are... I used to be...but now I... Ahhhh! I love to hear... My favorite snack is...because...

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May 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Today is May Day.  What does that mean to you? Are you happy today. Why? Sunshine makes me feel like... I see_____ popping out of the garden This is what I want to do this weekend.
I would rather be in _____ then in school, because... Picking each flower with care... Write a poem on spring.

Use descriptive words.

I wish my name was... "Let's go on a picnic!" said Annie/Andrew Ant.
Dear Mom,

     When I was little, you...

Write an acrostic poem using MOTHER

Paste it on a piece of paper and decorate it.

What My Mother Means to Me...

Write this in poem form.

When people tease me I... If I were a bird I'd...
What is in this dark cave? If I could live in a tree house I'd... Climbing trees is... Older people are... Younger people are...
The Perfect Place Twenty years from now, I will...Draw a picture to go with this The next day, Goldilocks went back to... If I were a character in a book, I'd be_____ because... Living in the rainforest would be fun because...

 


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June 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
I remember the first day of school because... This year I learned... I won a ticket to... What Freedom Means to Me My favorite thing to do over the weekend is...
I will miss______ because.... If I were the ocean I would... School is fun because... My favorite book that my teacher read this year was_______, because.... I would now like to read _____ over the summer because......
I would like to get (teacher)______ next year because I heard.... Write a letter to your ____grade teacher.  Tell him/her about yourself , what you'd like to learn, and what you learned this year. I saw a falling star.  I wish... Can't wait to go to the beach because... My favorite food to eat on the barbecue is...
If I could invite one person over my house it would be____ because... Let's play____ at recess! On the Fourth of July I want to... I heard a frog croaking. I followed him to... Over the summer we are going to...
Seven things you enjoyed about this school year was... List 2-5 books you plan to read over the summer.  Or list the authors.  Tell me why. List 10 things you plan to do this summer. Write an acrostic poem called, Summer Fun. It's raining candy!  Write about this and all the fun you'll have.
My Vacation to _____ (make up a place and tell me about it.) Monkeys can be... Off went the rocket to... I will always remember... If I were the warm summer breeze I'd...

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JamNbabe 11/11/99