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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 613 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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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 613 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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Co-write a Story

Co-write a Story

A worksheet to encourage story writing as a class/group activity. It can also be used as a speaking exercise for story-telling. Each box contains a set of vocabulary and students must create a sto ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Commas - Exercises

Commas - Exercises

Adam
The following worksheet contains two exercises on the use of commas in English. The first one is a set of 20 sentences, and the second is a short text. The learner is supposed to put commas in the ...
1 Intermediate
Game: Stop

Game: Stop

This game is appropriate for all levels, but absolute beginners. There are some items; name, fruit, animal, etc. The teacher says a letter, like "M", then all students would try to write words tha ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
My Favourite Superhero

My Favourite Superhero

This worksheet focuses on the revision of the following grammar points: can/can't, like+ing,  dislike+ing, degrees of ability, imperative, free-time activities, why/b ...
4 Elementary
Kidnapped - Lesson Plan

Kidnapped - Lesson Plan

Full lesson plan for intermediate level, but could be used for advanced levels as well. Lesson is orientated around the ability to give excuses (imaginitive ones!).Poetry - past tense - compound ...
5 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
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The Party

The Party

Rania Foka
The worksheet is reading fun with well-known characters from fairy tales to motivate young learners.There are also some illustrations of the characters. Little Red Riding Hood held a party but Sn ...
2 Elementary
Writing, Speaking and Pronunciation

Writing, Speaking and Pronunciation

Carmen
This is a worksheet for elementary level students (specially to kid audience). The task is explained inside the document attached for more references on how to do the exercise. There are 6 rows wi ...
1 Elementary
Writing a Story - Outline

Writing a Story - Outline

It simply gives some basic instructions on what language to put in a story and how to organise the text itself. It's for writing practice. I designed it for further practice in a classroom, though ...
1 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
My Favourite Halloween Costume - Writing Exercise

My Favourite Halloween Costume - Writing Exercise

Halloween worksheet - This creative writing exercise asks students to write about the best Halloween costume they have ever been in and go through the entire process of creating it and the reactio ...
5 Elementary
The Titanic

The Titanic

This worksheet aims at practising different skills, after having read some information about the Titanic accident. It includes comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises, past simple and past c ...
2 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: 1001 Arab Inventions

Movie Worksheet: 1001 Arab Inventions

I made this worksheet when my students were learning about inventions. They watch the video about 1001 inventions made by Arabs and fill in the blanks or answer the questions. After watching the v ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing: Means of Transport

Writing: Means of Transport

Rania Foka
The worksheet aims at facilitating learners' writing through illustrations of means of transport. They will have to describe in a simple way how each one of them is used by people. An example ha ...
1 Elementary
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American Headway Pre-Intermediate Listening Practice

American Headway Pre-Intermediate Listening Practice

Extensive listening practice for American Headway pre-intermediate level. The file provides the link where audio tracks are available for download. For each track I wrote the related questions. Ex ...
5 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Reading Comprehension+ Writing

Reading Comprehension+ Writing

This is a test given to visually impaired pupils in a preparatory school. The passage is about a voluntary kid who helped a blind child see the world. The writing is about founding a club to help ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Grade 3 Review Test

Grade 3 Review Test

Just a test I made for my class of 3rd graders. This reviews some grammar, spelling and science information from the Grade 2 Spectrum series of textbooks. Included is a fill-in-the blanks activity ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Writing Practice - Tenses Review

Writing Practice - Tenses Review

This writing worksheet asks students to present the given information using the appropriate tenses. It can be adjusted to include targeted vocabulary and expressions. "You are applying for a ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing Practice - Past Continuous - Make Up Your Alibi

Writing Practice - Past Continuous - Make Up Your Alibi

This worksheet is an adapted version of the Business Alibi Game originally by UsingEnglish.com. Yesterday at 2:35 pm a laptop with very important data on it was stolen from a manager’s desk. ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing Practice - Past Simple

Writing Practice - Past Simple

This exercise asks your students to use the simple past tense in writing. This can be adjusted to include targeted vocabulary or expressions. Write about what Peter did last Saturday using Simple ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Writing Practice - Present Continuous

Writing Practice - Present Continuous

This exercise asks the students to describe several pictures using present continuous. You can add specific requirements for the task, e.g using targeted vocabulary or conjunctions such as 'while' ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Writing Practice - Simple Present

Writing Practice - Simple Present

This is a simple exercise to help your students practice writing using the simple present tense. It can be adjusted to include the targeted vocabulary or expressions that they have learned. " ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Initial Test- 6th Grade

Initial Test- 6th Grade

Molnos Ildiko
It's a test for the beginning of the year- a placement test- for students who learnt English for 3 years. Exercises can be used for the appropriate grammar or vocabulary part. It contains some gap ...
3 Elementary
First Steps of Writing in English

First Steps of Writing in English

This worksheet is used by our staff for teaching writing the first words in English for very young learners.. It is based on pronunciation in order to make it easier for kids to get used to differ ...
8 Complete Beginner
Creative Writing Template

Creative Writing Template

This is a creative writing template I made for my intermediate ESL students. It's a 4 page worksheet that includes: topic, brainstorm, timeline, key points section, first draft, final draft and ed ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
It's Debatable

It's Debatable

This a debate writing outline I made for my intermediate/advanced ESL students. The intent is for students to be able to write arguments and supports for both sides of the debate topic. It include ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
American Headway Elementary Listening Practice

American Headway Elementary Listening Practice

Extensive listening practice for America Headway Elementary. The file provides the link where audio tracks are available for download. For each track I wrote the related questions. Exercises range ...
3 Elementary

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