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The House

The House

Worksheet for primary school. This is a worksheet about the parts of the house. Item I: reading. Item II: complete the graphic organizer according to the reading. Item III: match the names with ...
3 Complete Beginner
Biography - Famous Author

Biography - Famous Author

This handy report form is good for practicing research activities. Students are asked to choose a famous author and fill in the report form. The are asked to answer a few questions and write a sho ...
7 Elementary
Writing a Non-Fiction Summary

Writing a Non-Fiction Summary

This worksheet is a step-by-step guide that explains the process of writing a non-fiction summary for ESL students. Students have expressed to me that teachers often assign tasks that require summ ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Rory's Story Cubes Vocabulary - Actions

Rory's Story Cubes Vocabulary - Actions

This might be a useful worksheet for story writing and speaking exercises with different past tenses. All you need is the blue set (Actions) from Rory's Story Cubes. Introduce the vocabulary, ...
4 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat)

The Chinese Year of the Rat is the first in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chines ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox)

The Chinese Year of the Ox is the second in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chines ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger)

The Chinese Year of the Tiger is the third in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chin ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rabbit)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rabbit)

The Chinese Year of the Rabbit is the fourth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Ch ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon)

The Chinese Year of the Dragon is the fifth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chi ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Snake)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Snake)

The Chinese Year of the Snake is the sixth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chin ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Horse)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Horse)

The Chinese Year of the Horse is the seventh in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Ch ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Goat)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Goat)

The Chinese Year of the Goat is the eighth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chin ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Monkey)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Monkey)

The Chinese Year of the Monkey is the ninth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chi ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rooster)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rooster)

The Chinese Year of the Rooster is the tenth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Ch ...
4 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog)

The Chinese Year of the Dog is the eleventh in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chi ...
3 Elementary
Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig)

Creative Writing Exercise - Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig)

The Chinese Year of the Pig is the twelfth in the 12 year cycle. Students are asked to look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. This activity could help lead into a Chin ...
3 Elementary
Writing Practice- My Favourite Puppet

Writing Practice- My Favourite Puppet

This worksheet is meant to practice writing skills. Teachers may ask students to make a puppet using craft or simply ask students to talk about a puppet they might have at home. The worksheet cons ...
2 Elementary
First Certificate Essay Prompts

First Certificate Essay Prompts

Viviane Moraes
Collection of 6 different types of essay prompts for FCE following the 2015 model. Some prompts are more difficult than others, and I recommend teachers to change it according to the class / stude ...
5 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Formal Email Writing

Formal Email Writing

This handout's purpose is to provide writers with formal phrases, in order to be able to write formal emails. This could be both given to teenagers to practice their writing, but also to busi ...
3 Exam Level
CVC Running Dictation

CVC Running Dictation

This is a very simple activity for young learners that focuses on decoding CVC words and having students interact with each other. Pair the students and tell them that one student will have to wri ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
Song Worksheet: Elastic Heart by Sia

Song Worksheet: Elastic Heart by Sia

Activities for the video /song 'Elastic heart'. It mainly contains vocabulary activities and a final writing activity. You could add more activities in order to debate the content,message,etc. The ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Vocabulary and Grammar Test - Present Simple

Vocabulary and Grammar Test - Present Simple

This is a test for vocabulary and grammar. There is present simple, possessive pronouns and wh- questions exercises. I've prepared this test for my students and it encompasses all the vocabulary a ...
8 Elementary
Write Your Story

Write Your Story

This worksheet contains an activity in which language learners are asked to write their own murder story using some words and numbers. It is appropriate for elementary and pre-intermediate levels. ...
4 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Alternative Christmas Song Dictation

Song Worksheet: Alternative Christmas Song Dictation

This is a fill in the gaps dictation exercise for intermediate students. One of the songs contains a swear word (Santa stole my girlfriend) so you might want to delete that one if not age-appropri ...
2 Intermediate
Research Activity - Canada Goose

Research Activity - Canada Goose

Celebrate National Bird Day with our bird theme worksheets. This worksheet asks students to write a short report about Canada geese. There are also questions for students to answer. They must incl ...
4 Elementary

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Welcome to our Writing Worksheets category, where you can find a variety of free ready-to-print lesson materials for teaching writing that you can use with your class. Very often textbooks do not provide enough writing practice activities leaving it up to the teacher to decide on this. At the same time, writing skills are one of the most underdeveloped skills in a lot of language school graduates. With our free lesson materials, your students can learn to write about virtually everything: we provide free creative writing prompts, handwriting practice worksheets with traceable letters, story pictures that would motivate students of any age, teacher worksheets with detailed instructions on teaching writing. Ask your learners to write a creative story as a homework assignment, or use any of our writing practice worksheets where students can write about anything - with the proper motivation!

At the moment we have the total of 646 writing worksheets as well as a number of other useful resources for teaching the skill of writing, such as printable handouts for all levels, letter tracing pages for evolving English writers, teaching tips about best ways to teach writing, etc.
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If you're new to teaching writing, we suggest you start from the following two articles that will explain the essentials of teaching this skill: 'How To Teach a Perfect Writing Lesson' and 'How To Effectively Teach English Writing Skills'. We believe these two resources should give you a good idea of what teaching this skill is all about, so that you could use our worksheets most effectively! 

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