Lalilo November ’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 November 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 fiction and non-fiction writing prompts will help your students reflect on STEM, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and more.

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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 November writing prompt calendar below. 

Week 1

  • Think about your favorite book or story. Write a thank you letter to the person who wrote it telling them why you like their book or story.
  • What would you draw if you had a magic pen that could make whatever you draw come to life?
  • What is your favorite type of sandwich?
  • If you were going to share a treat with someone you care about, what would it be?
  • Do you like fall? Why or why not? 

Week 2

  • What do you like about science and math? What do you not like?
  • If you could be a character from a movie or TV show, who would you be?
  • What is your favorite thing to learn about?
  • We honor our Veterans because…
  • Would you rather be very strong or very fast?

Week 3

  • If it rained food from the sky, what would you want to catch?
  • Are you a good loser? Explain.
  • What is something kids know that adults do not know?
  • I wish my teacher knew that…
  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

Week 4

  • How can you be a good neighbor?
  • If you added a new person to your family, what could you do to make them feel welcome?
  • Who do you think lived in your home before you did? What do you think they did? Why do you think they left?
  • I am thankful for…
  • What is something you could teach someone else how to do?

Week 5

  • How would you feel if every time you thought your favorite snack was all gone, you suddenly found more?
  • What is one thing you can give to someone else that will make them happy today?

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