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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 586 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.
View the recently added Writing lesson ideas and worksheets below or search through the menu at the top of each page to locate the worksheet you are looking for for your particular topic.
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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At BusyTeacher, our primary aim is making your lesson preparation as easy as possible - this is why we provide free access to our growing collection of 586 printable writing worksheets. These teacher-tested materials will help you prepare an amazing lesson - just chose your subtopic, print them out and you're ready to go! No matter whether you're teaching a letter writing lesson to Elementary students, or an Email lesson to a group of business executives - we're here to help!
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Paul on Adventure Holiday

Paul on Adventure Holiday

This worksheet has been designed in order for learners to practise the use of the simple future form through an illustrated adventure story. There are unavoidable facts shown in the pictures so t ...
2 Pre-Intermediate
Do You Like Reading?

Do You Like Reading?

Do you like reading? A writing activity to talk about your reading habits (do you like reading? what's your favourite book, why do you like this book? What influence did the book have on you, do y ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
What Happened on Your Last Holiday

What Happened on Your Last Holiday

It is a worksheet for learners to practice the use of past simple and past continuous through misfortunes they had during their last last holiday. There are pictures and cues so that the writing c ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

It is the story of the Little Red Riding Hood with comprehension questions so that we can ensure that students have understood it. Students will have to draw pictures from the story to have fun, a ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Reading Worksheet

Reading Worksheet

This worksheet is designed for EFL/ESL learners to use when they read books in English and make some records. Title, author, publisher, pages, vocabulary, and reflection are all included in this w ...
5 Intermediate
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Making Sentences Game

Making Sentences Game

Find an English magazine or newspaper and cut out about 40 words ensuring you have a balance of parts of speech and stick them onto a sheet of paper in no particular order something like in the pi ...
3 All levels
How To Write a Letter of Application for a Job

How To Write a Letter of Application for a Job

I used these steps to teach my students how a formal letter of application must be organized. When students are getting ready to perform a job interview role play, they have to write this letter ...
6 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Quick Test on Conditionals, Modals & Writing

Quick Test on Conditionals, Modals & Writing

When trying to check an A2 - B1 student's knowledge about these grammar aspects, this worksheet might come in handy. As a student works through the worksheet, the teacher might reinforce the knowl ...
3 Intermediate
Personal Information

Personal Information

It's good for beginner and elementary learners to improve their writing. The students have the clues of what they are going to write about. They complete their personal information in the chart fi ...
2 Complete Beginner Elementary
Song Worksheet: I'm Sorry by Buckcherry

Song Worksheet: I'm Sorry by Buckcherry

Objectives: pupils will be able to demonstrate basic listening and reading comprehension skills as well as HOTs – inferring (reading between the lines) and generating possibilities. Aft ...
3 Intermediate
Introducing Me and My Family

Introducing Me and My Family

This is a worksheet to help first graders to learn how to introduce themselves and their family members. The worksheet is designed in a way with some help initially and then no help. There are two ...
3 Elementary
Prompts to Write a Story

Prompts to Write a Story

Prompt students to develop their writing skills by drawing a sequence of pictures and describing what had happened in each of them. I bet students will find it entertaining and easy to write the s ...
3 All levels
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Description of a Person

Description of a Person

Using as many adjectives as you can describe a person important to you. It can be your family member, someone famous or yourself. Don’t just list the qualities, explain. Use minimum 50 words ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
Song Worksheet: I Wanna Be Yours by Arctic Monkeys

Song Worksheet: I Wanna Be Yours by Arctic Monkeys

The song about romantic feeling expressed through unromantic objects. The author wants to be a portable heater, coffee pot or even a car to be closer to his partner. The great song by Arctic Monke ...
1 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Writing - Punctuation and Sentence Completion

Writing - Punctuation and Sentence Completion

This is a presentation for beginner-intermediate level students. As the title says, this is a guide for basic punctuation including example sentences. How to use a comma, colon, semi-colon and per ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Pre-writing PowerPoint Presentation

Pre-writing PowerPoint Presentation

This will be useful for any teacher of writing at any level. I teach business English for a wide range of levels but this can be used for school teachers also. Please let me know of any mistakes ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Business Writing Essentials

Business Writing Essentials

This is a detailed presentation about business writing. Including formal letters and emails; correct usage of punctuation, spelling, number usage, layout guidelines, salutations and valedictions. ...
5 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Manners and Behaviour

Manners and Behaviour

Manners and behaviour was initially designed for interactive whiteboards but not only. What are good manners? Do we behave differently when we want to impress that special someone? Our classes rea ...
11 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Always by Bon Jovi (Past Perfect vs Past Simple)

Song Worksheet: Always by Bon Jovi (Past Perfect vs Past Simple)

Use the song "Always" to teach the difference between past perfect and past simple. Moreover, it offers a chance to practice the writing skills inventing love stories. After some group works there ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
How to Use an Apostrophe - PowerPoint Comics by the Oatmeal

How to Use an Apostrophe - PowerPoint Comics by the Oatmeal

This is a hilarious comic made into an easy to use PowerPoint presentation. Be careful about your audience as some people may find it inappropriate. However, I teach English with young adult lear ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: JC'S Father and Son ( Describing Personality)

Song Worksheet: JC'S Father and Son ( Describing Personality)

A very popular song from the 70's about a father and a son who have problems communicating. This worksheet includes a pre-reading task for prediction, a listening task (inserting the lines in the ...
2 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Parent's Day Letter Writing Assignment

Parent's Day Letter Writing Assignment

This is letter writing assignment intended for intermediate to advanced ESL students.The questions are prompts for writing a thank you letter aimed at parents. The prompts include: a cherished mem ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: The Great Race (Heroes and Villains)

Movie Worksheet: The Great Race (Heroes and Villains)

A worksheet to assist the study of the film "The Great Race"(the classic Tony Curtis comedy); a great film to deal with a range of ideas in a very 'safe' environment. The worksheet is focussing on ...
1 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Film Review That Needs Revision

Film Review That Needs Revision

This worksheet was desinged after I had a student submit a film review but that unfortunately had too many mistakes. I thought why not give it to the whole class to let them see where the errors a ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Write Your Own Fairy Tale

Write Your Own Fairy Tale

Use this worksheet after having introduced the 'Elements of Fiction'. It's a great organizer to help students write their own fairy tale in line with a Story Arc Organizer. Includes vocabulary su ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate

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