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20 November Writing Prompts to encourage thoughtful daily journaling. Introduce gratitude concepts and have FUN with writing!
Your November Writing Prompts
This list includes fun topics as well as several prompts that will be great for introducing gratitude concepts including a community helper thank you note and thinking of favorite people, places, and things.
These writing prompts cover:
- Opinion pieces
- Informative/explanatory writing
- Thank you note – friendly letter format
- Personal narrative
- Recalling experiences
- Writing about real and imagined events
Writing prompts can help your kiddos…
• focus on a topic
• tell a story
• give instructions
• 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.
You’ll find a weekly pattern for your November writing prompts calendar:
Movement Monday – Get moving before you write!
Ex: Run in place for 10 seconds. Then, start a story titled, “Speedy.” Every time you finish a sentence, run for 10 more seconds.
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, expressing thanks, and remembering events from the past.
Friday Favorites – List all your favorites (great for sticking close to a topic) or tell about a favorite person or place. Great for introducing gratitude!
Printable Writing Prompts for November
Find a quick, no-prep solution for writing prompts: doodle style journal pages with 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 November writing prompts! Find them here!
Free November Writing Prompt Calendar
More November activities from the Resource Room:
Ashley helps parents who want to homeschool find the resources they need to successfully teach their children. Ashley is a former teacher, current homeschooler, published author, and designer behind Circle Time with Miss Fox printables as well as the creator of this website, The Homeschool Resource Room.