Winter Writing Prompts  (Grades 6-8)
This set of writing activities and history can be used for grades 6-8 and sp.ed. classes. Everything you need to get you through the winter months of January and February . Generic writing prompts and story starters just for winter. Included are narrative, persuasive, descriptive and expository prompts.

For January, there are activities to Celebrate the New Year, to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Your students will be able to practice writing a timeline by using notes about MLK. They will also be asked to write an essay, in their own words, from the notes. There are also writing prompts and story starters.

For February there are Ground Hog Day, and Valentine writing activities as well as a brief history of how the day came about with comprehension questions and answers for the teacher. Also included are story starters, as well as a section for haiku and acrostic poems.

President’s Day is also during the month of February so there are activities to honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
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Created: Oct 29, 2016

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