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Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
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Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
Use this classic poem by Robert Louis Stevenson to introduce students to onomatopoeia.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole Meaning
Hyperbole Meaning
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Hyperbole Meaning
Working on figurative language skills? Assess student understanding of simple hyperboles with this writing exercise. Your kids will be hyperbole hotshots when they've finished this worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finish the Story: The Kitten
Finish the Story: The Kitten
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Finish the Story: The Kitten
Here is a great story-starter for more advanced writers. Your student will put his creativity to the test by filling in the blanks to this story!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write that Title
Write that Title
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Write that Title
Help your students get excited about choosing a title for their fictional story with this helpful planning sheet. Students will also plan an important character and surprising plot moment in their stories!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Descriptive Writing Prompt
Descriptive Writing Prompt
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Descriptive Writing Prompt
If your student is experiencing some writer's block, give her a fun activity to practice descriptive writing! She'll write about if she owned her own shop.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pinocchio Writing Prompt
Pinocchio Writing Prompt
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Pinocchio Writing Prompt
Imagine if Pinocchio ran away and ended up in Alaska during the Gold Rush! Your little writer will decide what happens next.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Boogeyman
The Boogeyman
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The Boogeyman
Did you know that kids all over the globe know of the boogeyman? This cautionary tale is told in almost every country!
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Something Difficult
Something Difficult
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Something Difficult
If your students need extra practice structuring a personal narrative, use this prompt to write a story about something that was difficult for them.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cat Comics: The First Adventure
Cat Comics: The First Adventure
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Cat Comics: The First Adventure
Got an aspiring comic book writer on your hands? Spark your fourth grader's creativity with this comic strip-writing adventure!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Prospector on Mars
The Prospector on Mars
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The Prospector on Mars
Out of this world! This prospector has begun mining for resources on Mars! Your 4th grade sci-fi lover can write a story about his daily life.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Baba Yaga
Baba Yaga
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Baba Yaga
What would happen if Baba Yaga had a hoarding intervention? Get to know a famous and eerie Russian folktale with this creative writing exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pirate vs Ninja
Pirate vs Ninja
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Pirate vs Ninja
What if a pirate went head-to-head with a ninja? Your little writer will decide the ending to this wacky story prompt!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Frozen in Time...
Frozen in Time...
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Frozen in Time...
What if you woke up on Christmas morning and time had stopped! What would happen next?
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Winter Writing Prompt
Winter Writing Prompt
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Winter Writing Prompt
Do Christmas angels play hockey? Use your imagination to elaborate on this wacky winter scene!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing Narratives with Spooky Adjectives
Writing Narratives with Spooky Adjectives
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Writing Narratives with Spooky Adjectives
Use this fun exercise to help your students add descriptive details into an eerie narrative.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Loch Ness Monster vs Megalodon
Loch Ness Monster vs Megalodon
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Loch Ness Monster vs Megalodon
What would happen if Megalodon and the Loch Ness Monster went head-to-head? Your budding writer can have fun narrating this epic battle!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Advanced Alliteration Tongue Twisters: "C"
Advanced Alliteration Tongue Twisters: "C"
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Advanced Alliteration Tongue Twisters: "C"
Calculating caterpillars and capricious crayfish! Your child will be laughing as he learns some new vocabulary and practices using alliteration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Christmas Creative Writing
Christmas Creative Writing
Worksheet
Christmas Creative Writing
Keep creativity alive this winter break with a creative writing prompt, inspired by the spirit of Christmas giving!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Winter Descriptive Writing
Winter Descriptive Writing
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Winter Descriptive Writing
Record the sights, smells, tastes and sounds of winter! This winter writing prompt challenges your child to practice sensory description.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Halloween Writing Prompts #3
Halloween Writing Prompts #3
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Halloween Writing Prompts #3
Get into the spirit of Halloween, and write about your scariest experience! This writing prompt is a fun way to build grammar and vocabulary skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
If You Were a Superhero...
If You Were a Superhero...
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If You Were a Superhero...
Jump into a comic strip with this creative writing prompt. Tell a story about your life as a superhero!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Halloween Writing Prompt
Halloween Writing Prompt
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Halloween Writing Prompt
Get in the mood for Halloween with a spooky creative writing prompt. Your child will imagine and write about adventures in a haunted house!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vampire Character Writing: Supporting Details
Vampire Character Writing: Supporting Details
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Vampire Character Writing: Supporting Details
Here's great exercise for writers of any age - building a character with supporting details! In this case, a vampire character.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Monster Under The Bed!
Monster Under The Bed!
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Monster Under The Bed!
What if the monster under the bed was just lonely and shy? Have some spooky fun with this writing prompt to challenge your point of view.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Christmas Writing Activity
Christmas Writing Activity
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Christmas Writing Activity
Do you remember your favorite Christmas experience? Get your little writer to practice her creative writing with a fun prompt.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Figurative Writing

Figurative language is a great way to flex both a writer and a reader’s imagination: it’s any kind of writing that isn’t literal, like a simile, metaphor, or personification. Learn about figurative language and other literary devices with our worksheets, activities, games and more. Once you start using figurative language and literary devices, your writing will sing!