Holi Festival of Colours Writing Prompts | Paper and Digital
Help your students build writing stamina and fluency by giving them a variety of choices for writing about the Holi Festival of Colours. A variety of formats make it easy to prepare and use these writing prompts whether you are teaching in-person or in your online classroom.
This quick and easy product includes:
- teacher instructions on how to use the prompts.
- student genre reference page.
- simple criteria for each genre.
- three formats of prompts: full page, half page, and a Google Slides version so you can use the format that works for you (and your copy budget)
- three prompts for each of the ten days (that's 30 prompts) that alternate between narrative, persuasive, expository and poetry genres. All of the prompts fit with a Holi Festival theme. Students do not need background about Holi to write. There is at least one prompt a day where no background knowledge is needed.
- a link to a blog post with more ideas on how to use the prompts.
- Canadian/British and American spellings.
Ninja Note: To access the digital version, download the PDF and click on the link in the file.
We use these prompts as quick writes (10-15 minutes a day) to increase fluency and interest in writing in our upper elementary classroom.
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