Teaching writing can be tough! Maybe you are struggling with the right resources, the tricks to get your students engaged, or enough time in the classroom. Simplify your writing time with these procedure writing prompts and worksheets for kinder through to 4th grade students!
Kindergarten Procedure Writing Prompts
It can be hard to get kindergarteners excited about writing projects; they are still learning proper handwriting skills and have a hard time focusing for more than 10 minutes. But I have the perfect thing for you!
These kindergarten procedure writing prompts are simple to use and will engage your students in a writing task. There is a year’s worth of student-friendly writing prompts, and some are holiday-themed too!
When I created these procedure writing prompts and worksheets, I made sure that there were lots of options. Some prompts are easier, and others are less scaffolded. All have dotted writing lines for little learners to improve their handwriting.
Each prompt has a box for illustrations or something for students to color in.
Click here to check out my kindergarten procedure writing prompts and worksheets.
1st Grade How To Writing Prompts
Your students will love to complete these how to writing prompts about brushing your teeth, making applesauce, and so much more! There are multiple kinds of worksheets with a variety of topics in each category. This resource has enough prompts for the whole year!
When I created these procedure writing prompts and worksheets, I made sure that there was lots of variety in the prompts and sentence requirements –
1.) Written procedure (to be traced) with pictures of steps
2.) First, Then, Next, Last’ sentence starters with pictures of steps
3.) List of Materials and Numbered Steps
4.) Plain Lined Writing Page
The prompts are still full of engaging clip art to color in, and some of them have picture boxes too. This way, students get to color and draw so that the activity is fun (and accessible for emergent writers).
Don’t wait any longer! Click here to grab the first grade procedure writing prompts!
Second Grade Procedural Prompts and Worksheets
Second graders think they are full of information and that they know everything, so give them a writing prompt to share all their knowledge! My procedure writing prompts for second graders come with 25 engaging prompts for the whole year!
There are 5 different worksheet formats, some with clipart and others with blank boxes for the students to be the illustrators. These would be great for whole-group writing lessons or a small group activity. They would also work great for writing workshops, early finishers, homework, or morning work.
Click here to check out my second-grade how to writing prompts and worksheets.
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3rd-grade Procedural Writing Prompts
Third graders are able to really start writing paragraphs and longer pieces of work, so ‘how to’ pieces can be fun for them. They can expand their procedures and give lots of details.
My how to prompts for third-graders are just right for fostering their love of writing! There are 25 ready-to-go prompts and 5 blank templates to make a prompt to meet your students’ needs. Students are more open to working hard when it is a topic they love.
The prompts provide students with the scaffolding they need to become successful writers and equip them to master all the standards for third grade.
Procedure Writing Worksheets for 4th Graders
Unlike kindergarteners, fourth grade students are expected to write detailed procedural essays! They need to support their writing with facts and details. They are also expected to use more complex linking words such as, ‘for instance…’
Although fourth graders are often independent and proficient writers, it’s still important for ‘how to’ writing to be fun and accessible. That’s why I have included engaging topics, cute clip art, and scaffolding in these how to writing prompts and worksheets. In short, a blank piece of paper can really make a writing lesson dull. These prompts are sure to make how to writing more fun.
Click here to check out my fourth-grade procedural writing prompts and worksheets.
Free Procedural Writing Prompts
Want to see what these prompts look like and how they will work with your students? Grab the FREEBIE to get a prompt for each grade level (kindergarten through fourth grade).
Have a terrific day,
P.S. If you need some Opinion Writing Prompts for kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, or fourth grade, check out my post here!
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