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September Writing Prompts: Free Calendar with 20 Prompts!

Check out these 20 FUN September Writing Prompts to inspire your kids to write! No extra imagination required from you!

20 September writing prompts and a FREE printable writing prompt calendar for September! Fun and engaging writing prompts for elementary aged kiddos.

About the September Writing Prompts

These writing prompts cover:

  • Opinion pieces
  • Informative/explanatory writing
  • Friendly letter
  • Personal narrative
  • Recalling experiences
  • Writing about real and imagined events

This list includes a wide variety of topics including silly holidays like Better Breakfast Month and National Milkshake Day! The prompts follow a weekly pattern:

Movement Monday – Get moving before you write!
Ex: September is Chicken Month! Learn the Chicken Dance then write down all the steps.

How-to Tuesday – Write directions, instructions, how-to’s, and recipes!

Wild Wednesday – Anything goes with these funny prompts to get your kiddos thinking and smiling!

Thoughtful Thursday – Thinking about others, gratitude, and remembering events from the past.

Friday Favorites – List all your favorites (great for sticking close to a topic) or tell me about your all-time-favorite…


Writing prompts can help your kiddos…

• focus on a single topic
• tell a story or give directions
• use transition words
• put events or instructions in order in a way that makes sense!

These fun topics are great for getting that pencil moving across the page.


Printable Writing Prompts for September

Need a quick, no-prep solution for writing? Check out these doodle style journal pages! Each page has space to write, draw, and color. Great for grades 1 through 5 – not too childish for upper elementary kids!

20 printable write & draw pages that coordinate with your 20 September writing prompts! Find them here!

September Writing Prompts

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