By Mariama Sesay-St. Picture prompts are an integral part of the New Jersey standardized tests at almost every grade level. Many teachers think that all the students have to do is describe the picture. Students must write a story that includes the picture. Here are some strategies that I use when teaching students how to write a picture prompt: 1. Explain that students will have 25 minutes to see the picture for the first time and create a story that includes it.
20 Picture Writing Prompts for Middle School – Teacher's Notepad
Or use the download with all the images you need ready to go. You also get grading tips. Weekly paragraph writing prompts for the entire school year! Perfect for Google Classroom. Promote creative writing responses from your students through high-interest writing prompts; Narrative, Informational, and Opinion.
Over 140 Picture Prompts to Inspire Student Writing
Writing picture prompts naturally differentiate your writing center. Each page has key vocabulary to support primary writers. These are a perfect addition to your writing center! Make sure to download free writing prompts to use with your students! Writing is one of my favorite things to teach.
Pictures tell a story and are ideal to use as writing prompts to help generate ideas, promote creativity and encourage thoughtful expression. The picture might be a personal photograph, famous artwork, magazine clippings, internet images or any picture that will inspire creative writing ideas. Teachers could have students search for pictures at home and bring them to class to share. You may click on the image above to view the resource I have available with 75 high quality images to use as creative writing prompts.