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Ten Writing Prompts for December

This winter, teachers will want to bring the season into the classroom, and one way to do so is through writing.

Education World has gathered ten writing prompts that teachers can use in the classroom from three resources this month:

  1. Write directions for how to make a snowman with these creative writing templates.
  2. Write a letter to Santa "describing someone that you know who has been very good and kind this year."
  3. Write an essay on decorating the Christmas tree by using these creative writing templates
  4. Write about the day Frosty the Snowman met Rudolph with these writing templates
  1. December 21 is the first day of winter. Have students write a prompt about what their favorite winter activity is and why?
  2. December 23, known as "Roots Day", is a holiday that refers to one's family. This prompt asks students to make a list of their family members and to create a family tree. 
  1. Have students write a prompt about their family's Christmas traditions. 
  2. Students can write a prompt on the best Christmas present that have ever received. 
  3. Have students write about their favorite Christmas memory. 
  4. Students can write their favorite things about winter. 

Article by Kassondra Granata, Education World Contributor