Inspire young entomologists to read and write about insects with bug-themed writing prompts and word wall cards.
🪲Go Buggy for Insect Vocabulary and Writing Prompts for Kids
Get ready to buzz into the classroom and turn even your most reluctant writers into busy writing bees with an engaging Insect writing station. We’ve combined the perfect blend of reading, writing, and minibeasts to inspire your young writers to grow!
This resource download contains two primary components. First, we’ve assembled an awesome illustrated insect vocabulary word wall display. There are 24 vocabulary cards with bright images to help inspire your students to use academic vocabulary. The writing prompts in this resource are a blend of narrative and informational writing prompts for kids. Prompts included are
- Write a story about a day you were magically turned into one of the bugs below. Draw a picture when you finish.
- Image-Inspired Prompts – Choose one insect below to describe in your writing. Draw a picture when you finish.
- Choose one of the insects below. Write about where they live and where you can find them. Draw a picture when you finish.
🐞Plan for Insect Activities Ahead of Time
In addition to independent student work time, use this Insect Writing Center as a resource for
- Guided writing groups
- Lesson Introduction
- Fast finishers
- ESL Writing Group Activities
🐛Easily Download & Print
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to download this resource’s PDF or Google Slides version.
This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.
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