This post has links to writing prompts and writing frames for all ages. This section is for elementary students. Scroll down for secondary and adult writing group prompts. Thank you. Most are free instant downloads.

In our free eMember area, these PDF may be found: adventure writing, space theme writing with a word wall, and several animal fiction and nonfiction writing frames. As well as dozens of other freebies!

 
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Elementary Grades Writing Prompts and Frames Freebies
 
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About the author pages are to be filled out by the writers for publishing writing pieces. Four vocabulary pages are included which could be added to student writing folders or binders.

About the Author Fill-in-the-blank Pages
 
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35 adventure writing pages with differentiation — set one requires little writing for emergent writers, set two has more space for writing and drawing, with differentiation.

Adventure Writing Frames with Differentation
 
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Beaver Writing Frames (blog post) Free 25 page PDF with story and simple research writing frames which opens in our free eMember area. A different free PDF opens at the blog post.

Beaver Writing Frames
 
Dolphin Writing Frames
 

Dolphin Writing Frames (blog post)  fiction/nonfiction (narrative/expository) – rubrics are included for teachers and homeschools.

Dolphin Writing Frames
 
Echidna Writing Frames
 

Echidna Writing Frames with differentiation for beginning animal research as well as story writing. Rubrics included for teachers and homeschools.

Echidna Writing Frames
 
Emu, Koala, and Kangaroo Writing Frames
 

Emu, Koala, and Kangaroo (blog post) writing frames with both narrative and expository illustrated writing pages, as well as rubrics for students and teachers.

Emu, Koala, and Kangaroo
 
Generic Animal Research and Story Writing Printable
 

Generic animal writing (blog post) for beginning research and also story writing. Teachers may assign students different animals once the process has been practiced with specific animals.

Generic Animal PDF
 
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Kindergarten writing pages decorated with seasons and holidays to help through the year writing centers.  There are blank pages as well.

Kindergarten Writing School Year
 
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Kindergarten writing frames to engage kindergartners who enjoy outer space are available in our free eMembers area. Then log in and find this download on the free downloads page.

Kindergarten Space Writing
 
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Free grade 2 word wall printable.  This PDF opens in our free eMember area.  It is intended to accompany writing workshop or class writing time and could be added to the writing binder.

Grade Two Word Wall Free PDF
 
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Letter writing to family and friends is a good second-grade lesson. The free printable is in our free Amember area. The templates are for friendly letters (as in not business letters) and could be part of shared research.

Letter Writing Project
 
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Letter writing to family and friends is a good second-grade lesson. The free printable is in our free Amember area. The templates are for friendly letters (as in not business letters) and could be part of shared research.

Letter Writing Project
 
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Lion Writing Frames (blog post)  full story writing, quick writes, or writing/drawing, or basic research. Rubrics just for story writing are included in the PDF.

Lion Writing Frames
 
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Rain and Stormy Weather Writing Frames – This printable is in our free eMembers area.

Rain and Stormy Weather Writing
 
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Free Educational and Writing Penguin Printable –The writing printable pages include pocket chart cards, writing frames, and a coloring page.

Penguin theme writing freebie
 
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Penguin Theme Letter Writing Frames Freebie — Links to several penguin theme free printables and a YouTube video.

Penguin Theme Letter Writing
 
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Picture Writing Prompts for quick writes, fast finishers, differentiation, or for adding to writing binders for when a short lesson is needed.

Picture Writing Prompts
 
Platypus Writing Frames
 

Platypus expository and narrative writing frames for research or story writing. Did you know males have a spur, connected to a venom-secreting gland, on each hind foot?

Platypus theme writing freebie
 
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Polar Bear Free Writing Frames (blog post)  Free 18 page printable with narrative and expository writing frames for class projects about polar bears.

Polar Bear Writing
 
Red Panda Fiction and Nonfiction Writing Frames Free
 

Red Panda Fiction and Nonfiction Writing Frames Free (blog post)  with pages to help children write a short report or a story.

Red Panda Writing
 
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Students write about a shape they would like to be and why. 10 page PDF freebie

The Sad Shape Story Frame
 
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Snow Stories and Story Map Pre-writing page- This printable is in our free eMembers area.

Snow Stories and Story Map
 
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Wolf writing frames (blog post)  with fiction and nonfiction writing pages for children.

Wolf Writing Frames
 
Individual Sports Word Wall
 

Sports Word Wall for Students A to Z (in our free eMember area)

Sports Word Wall A to Z
 
Animal Writing Narrative and Early Research for free eMembers
 
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Secondary Students Writing Prompts
 
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Picture prompts — The free printable may be used as quick writes, writing prompts for longer pieces, morning warm-ups, or as part of a flash fiction writing lesson.

 
Animal Flash Fiction Writing Prompts
 
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If you like your fiction entwined with fact (faction), “flash fiction” is for you! Some classrooms use a quick write warm-up, and flash fiction would fit right in for those times.

 
Flash Fiction Prompts and Teaching Resources
 
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Picture prompts free download — It could be used for morning quick-writes, very short stories, or flash fiction.

 
Flash Fiction Writing Prompts
 
Sharing with Writers and Readers Blog Posts Writing Prompts Free
 
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Color and Feelings
 
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Bridges Writing Prompts
 
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Camping Writing Prompts  post and free instant download, and informational blog post

 
Camping Writing Prompts
 
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Cyber Crime Prompts
 
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December brings several holidays that are included in this month’s writing prompts. Free instant download PDF. 

 
December Writing Prompts
 
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The fantasy writing prompts are free, here. The first six pages have a written prompt, then six image only pages. See also the informational blog post.

 
Fantasy Writing Prompts
 
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February brings several holidays that are included in this month’s writing prompts. Free instant download PDF. 

 
February Writing Prompts
 
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Generic Writing Prompts
 
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What is scary to you? Halloween is about having scary fun. The first six pages have written prompts as some people like to have those for possible writing ideas.

 
Halloween & Fall
 
Historical Fiction Writing Prompts Free
 

The historical fiction writing prompts are free on the Sharing with Writers and Readers blog. The first six pages have a written prompt.

 
Historical Fiction Prompts
 
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Writing Prompts Freebie for January ANY YEAR — as always, the first six pages have a written prompt.

 
January Writing Prompts
 
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Magical Writing Prompts
 
Dear 2020 from the Pandemic People Writing Prompts for the 15th
 

We are all thinking about the pandemic at least sometimes, and our lives have changed in some ways. Record some of your thoughts for history!

 
Pandemic Writing Prompts
 
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Did you know Proofreading Day is in March?  and Pi Day? Find the six picture prompts with and without text at this link or here for your free instant download PDF.

 
March Prompts
 
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Motherhood Writing Prompts
 
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Mystery & Thriller Writing Prompts
 
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Music Writing Prompts
 
November Writing Prompts
 

November Prompts are free on the Sharing with Writers and Readers blog. The first six pages have a written prompt, and six pages have a picture only.

 
November Prompts
 
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Road Trip Writing Prompts
 
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Travel Abroad Writing Prompts
 
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James Aura Music Writing Prompts on Twitter

and a Wise Owl Factory Music Pictures Only Prompts Free Instant Download PDF

 
Twitter Writing Prompts
 
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Western Romance Writing Prompts for Writing Group Quick Writes Free Instant Download

 
Western Romance Writing Prompts
 
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Women Writing Prompts
 
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What IF Writing Prompts
 
writing prompts for all ages