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November Writing Prompts: FREE Printable Calendar!

20 November Writing Prompts to encourage thoughtful daily journaling. Introduce gratitude concepts and have FUN with writing!

November Writing Prompts - FREE writing prompts calendar including 20 FUN and engaging writing prompts for elementary students. Click through to get a copy of these fun journal prompts! #writing #elementary #languagearts
November Writing Prompts - FREE writing prompts calendar including 20 FUN and engaging writing prompts for elementary students. Click through to get a copy of these fun journal prompts! #writing #elementary #languagearts

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!

November Writing Prompts

Free November Writing Prompt Calendar

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