Awesome Writing Resources:
Worksheets for Budding Writers
Cinquain Poem Worksheet
This document explains how to create a cinquain poem and provides an example. There is then a space for students to create their own cinquain poem.
Hamburger Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer includes the hamburger buns for the opening and closing sentences plus lettuce, tomato, and cheese for the supporting details.
Story Map 2 Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer includes setting, when and where as well as major and minor characters,problem, plots/events, events 1, 2, and 3, and resolution.
My Climb up the Beanstalk Point of View Worksheet: GR2
This 9 page packet begins with a chart showing the difference between first person and third person point of view. This is followed by a retelling of the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. After, there are three questions about point of view, directions for writing an essay from the princess's perspective, a graphic organizer, a bordered, lined, page for writing, and a bordered page on which to create an illustration. It is written on a grade 2 reading level. There is an answer key.
The Ant and Friends Story and Comprehension and Sequencing Worksheet
This is a revised version of the ant and the grasshopper fable. It is written with simple language and includes colorful pictures. After reading the story, students are to answer five comprehension questions in complete sentences. This is followed by a sequencing activity where students are to number sentences in the order in they occurred in the story. There is an answer key. It is aligned to grades 1-3.
Introduction to Diagramming Sentences Worksheet
This worksheet begins with an example showing students how they are to circle adjectives, box adverbs, underline nouns with one line, and underline verbs with two lines. There is a brief description for each part of speech. This is then followed by an example of how to diagram the sentence. There are 13 sentences for students to diagram. Each simple sentence includes an article, noun, adjective, verb, and adverb. There is an answer key.
Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives Worksheet
This colorful worksheet involves cutting and pasting the words into the appropriate shapes for nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Then students are to use the words to create five of their own sentences. It involves sorting, active learning, and writing.
Rainy Day Discovery Passage and Essay Response
This is the beginning of an adventure story where three children explore a grandmother's attic and find a journal and a map. After reading the story, students are to complete the graphic organizer so they can then finish the adventure story with their own ending. It has a grade 6 reading level.
St. George and the Dragon Point of View Worksheet: GR5
This 9 page packet begins with a chart showing the difference between first person and third person point of view. This is followed by a retelling of the story of St. George and the slaying of the dragon. After, there are three questions about point of view, directions for writing an essay from the princess's perspective, a graphic organizer, two bordered, lined, pages for writing, and a bordered page on which to create an illustration. It is written on a grade 5 reading level. There is an answer key.
Tanka Poem Worksheet
This worksheet helps students to learn how to write poems in the traditional Japaneses style known asTanka. This is a five line poem which is based on syllables. There are instructions, examples, and spaces for students to write their own haiku poems and then illustrate them.et
Character Pyramid Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer is a great way to analyze a character either for creating your own character or preparing to write about one from a book or history.
5Ws and an H Graphic Organizer Table
This graphic organizer is a table with leading questions. The questions are who, what, where, when, why, and how. It can help even reluctant writers get started.