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Fall Narrative Writing Prompts for Kids

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 5

Celebrate Fall and write imaginative stories using a collection of narrative writing prompts for second graders and beyond!

Fall Writing Prompts for Kids! Worksheet Bundle

It’s almost that time of year! Sweater weather, falling leaves, and the dropping temperatures signal that fall has come ‘round again. Why not celebrate it in your classroom as well?  We’ve put together a group of fun writing prompts for elementary-age students that will drive them to become narrative writing superstars!

The Perfect Writing Prompts for Second Graders!

Each worksheet in this resource provides the student with a thought-provoking fall-themed story starter to begin their creative writing piece. Students will read each of the fiction writing prompts and continue the story using the writing page. These are the perfect second-grade writing prompts! They’ll also prove fun and exciting for upper elementary learners. The resource includes four story ideas for kids:

  • That’s No Lawn Gnome!
  • The Day the Pumpkins Turned Blue
  • Leaf Jumping is Not for Wimps
  • How to Catch a Thanksgiving Turkey

The resource includes four different worksheets that feature Fall writing prompts for second graders and big kids alike! They are designed to hook your young writers and help them generate exciting and funny plot ideas to include in their writing samples. Simply print the sheet you need, and you’re off on the journey to amazing informational writing samples. 

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

  • Guided writing groups 
  • Formative Assessment
  • Homework assignment
  • Flash Fiction Prompts
  • Fun Journal Prompts

For struggling readers and writers, provide sentence frames for students to build their sentences off of. They could also benefit from talking about their writing before beginning and generating a bank of words or details that they could include.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the editable Google Slides, Color PDF, or Blackline PDF version. Each writing prompt worksheet includes an optional backside to use if you feel that your students need more room to write.

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