Lalilo June ’21 Writing Prompt Calendar

Writing is a great way to boost literacy in the classroom, and daily writing is even better. We’ve created this free June writing prompt calendar to help your students develop a daily writing habit. If you are currently doing remote or hybrid learning, you can send this writing prompt calendar to families or add it to your Google classroom so kids can write at home.

This variety of both fiction and non-fiction writing prompts will help your students reflect on summer break, Father’s Day, and their own growth this school year.

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If you have a writing journal that you already use with your students, we’ve also included a plain-text list of our June writing prompt calendar below. 

Week 1

  • Write a nice note for a friend, family member to help spread happiness.
  • Write a story about a child that gets locked inside a toy store overnight.
  • What do you want to be when you grow up and why?
  • Imagine what would happen if you could shrink yourself down to be only 1″ tall. How would your life change?

Week 2

  • Make a list of every sign of summer you can think of. Think about how summer looks, sounds, feels and smells as you make your list.
  • Do you have a best friend? How would you describe them?
  • If you were on a spaceship, what would you be most excited about seeing?
  • Write a story using these five words: orange, bus, elephant, paper, guitar.
  • Write a booklet that teaches kids how to care for pets.

Week 3

  • You get to create a flag for a new country. What does it look like? Why did you choose the colors, shapes, or pictures that you chose?
  • Do you think thunderstorms are scary? Why or why not?
  • Pretend you have invented a new vegetable. What is it called? What does it look like? What does it taste like? Most importantly: Is it safe to eat?
  • Write a list of 10 things you can do to practice kindness to others.
  • Sunday is Father’s Day! What do you think makes fathers so special?

Week 4

  • In some parts of the world, they have sunlight all day. What would you do if you had 24 hours of sunlight?
  • If I had a water park in my backyard, it would be…
  • Write about your favorite sport and why you like it so much.
  • Not all stories need to be very long. Write a story using only six words.
  • One summer day, I went for a walk and saw…What are three things you learned this year?

Week 5

  • You are walking through a forest when a tree starts talking to you. What does it say? What do you do?
  • Write a sequel to a story you’ve read this year. Who are the characters, and what happens next?
  • Is it a good idea to keep every secret a secret? Write about examples of when it is okay to spill a secret – and when it isn’t.In some parts of the world, they have sunlight all day. What would you do if you had 24 hours of sunlight?

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