1st Grade Writing Prompts:
The Brave One - This leads right into the proceeding worksheet. Bravery is doing things even when
you're scared. I Who do you know who is brave?
Brave Time - Was there ever a time that you felt brave? Give us your account of this experience.
My Sad Face - Do you remember something that made you feel really bad? What did you do to make yourself
What Do Birds Say? - If a bird could talk, what do you think you would hear? If you understood the birds
language, what would you say to them?
Pets Of My Imagination - What animals do you dream of? Sheep? Pets are wonderful to have. If you could
have any pet you wanted, what pet
would you have?
Sleepy Rocket Ship - I find this much tiring than counting sheep. Imagine your bed turned into a magical rocket
ship overnight. Where would you want it to take you?
A Day - Who doesn't want that just for one day? One day tops
though. Principals make lots of important decisions every day. What would yours be?
What's For Dinner - Hungry? I here the bell ringing. If you could plan your own
dinner tonight, what would you have?
My Favorite Stories
- If you read a great deal, this might be a tough one for you. Libraries are full of all kinds of books that
tell lots of different stories. What is your favorite kind of story?
Yuck! That's Slimy!
- I wrote this one as I was fishing snails out of my pool. Slimy things can feel gross. Have
you ever had to touch something slimy?
I Scream For Ice
Cream - Tell us about your experience with this summer time
treat. Ice cream is a great treat when it's hot
outside. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
- Of course, we had to write a follow up. What kind of flavor would
you create? Would you share it?
My City -
What if you could create your very own city? Imagine you could create your own
city with everything you liked to do in it. What would you name it?
Mom and Dad Are
A Hoot! - Sometimes our families do funny things. Do you remember a time when your parents had you laughing
Me and My Friends
- Friends make our lives lots of fun. Do you
have friends? Describe a typical day of hanging out.
My Magical Lunch
Boxes - What special powers do you wish your lunch box had.
I would vote for endless twinkies. Lunchboxes sometimes hold big
surprises for us.
Room - Is there a room of your home you are partial to? Bedrooms and
bathrooms and living rooms are all
parts of a house. What is your
favorite part of a house?
I'm A Pirate
- You should read up on the history of the seas. It will amaze you! What is the
first thing you would do as a pirate?
- Snakes and sharks usually top the list. My vote is for jellyfish. What animals
scare you? Have you ever seen one in person?
About My Town
- What goes on your local community? What is it like in your town? What are
your favorite places to go?