These picture prompts are a must-have for teaching narrative writing! These no prep writing prompts and writing pages are perfect for kindergarten and 1st grade writing lessons. These story writing worksheets are also ideal for Writer’s Workshop and writing centers.
This resource features 10 picture prompts, where students look at the picture and interpret what they think is happening/going to happen. It is great for struggling writers or students stuck for ideas when writing a story!
There are 10 prompts. Each prompt comes in three versions (4 dotted lines, 6 dotted lines, and 8 plain lines).
There are also 3 blank templates where students can draw their own pictures and write a matching story! There are 3 fully lined writing pages (no picture boxes) for students who write longer stories.
The following narrative writing prompts are included:
- Making friends
- A Lion in the classroom
- Gem mining
- Shop thief
- Outer space
- Blank Templates x 3
- Lined Pages x 3
- Whole group writing lessons
- Small group work (writing centers)
- Writer’s Workshop
- Independent writing practice
- Early finishers
- Morning work
- Easy activity for a sub
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.