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359 FREE Creative Writing Prompts Worksheets

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Writing Cinquain Poems (3)

Writing Cinquain Poems (3)

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Cinquain poem: The first line is one word which is the title of the poem. The second line contains two adjectives that describe the title. The third line has three words ending in 'ing'.The fourth ...
4 Elementary
Writing Cinquain Poems (2)

Writing Cinquain Poems (2)

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Cinquain poem: The first line is one word which is the title of the poem. The second line contains two adjectives that describe the title. The third line has three words ending in 'ing'.The fourth ...
5 Elementary
Writing Cinquain Poems

Writing Cinquain Poems

• » Creative Writing Prompts
Cinquain poem: The first line is one word which is the title of the poem. The second line contains two adjectives that describe the title. The third line has three words ending in 'ing'.The fourth ...
7 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: Tell Me the Story of Pothound

Movie Worksheet: Tell Me the Story of Pothound

Suzanne Bhagan
•, , , Creative Writing Prompts
"Pothound" is a great, short film by Trinidadian filmmaker, Christopher Guinness. You can watch it here: https://vimeo.com/32823310. I used this worksheet with intermediate ESL students in a Japan ...
1 Intermediate
Adding Adjectives

Adding Adjectives

•, , Creative Writing Prompts
This English resource was made for primary/elementary students. Students are asked to add a descriptive adjective to each underlined noun. This will make the sentences more interesting and is good ...
7 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: The Theory of Everything

Movie Worksheet: The Theory of Everything

Luis Vinueza
This worksheet helps students to  develop their listening and speaking skills, because after seeing the film they must answer several questions, and reflect in some cases. Students should tak ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
Essay Writing

Essay Writing

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This is a helpful resource to teach essay writing. I used this presentation to guide my students on how to write an essay. In this case, it is an argumentative essay, but the structure is always t ...
7 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Best Tips for Public Speaking for ESL Students

Best Tips for Public Speaking for ESL Students

Suzanne Bhagan
•, , Creative Writing Prompts
One of the main challenges that face ESL and EFL students is public speaking in a foreign language. This worksheet gives ESL and EFL students important tips for public speaking. It also provides c ...
9 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Writing an Email about Healthy Lifestyle

Writing an Email about Healthy Lifestyle

BusyTeacher Contributor
•, , Creative Writing Prompts
This worksheet has information adapted from http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. It requires students to fill up the parts of the food pyramid and extract information from the pictures to write a 50 wor ...
2 Intermediate
Anatomy of an Advertisement

Anatomy of an Advertisement

Romaenglish
This worksheet teaches students how to use descriptive and persuasive language to make a compelling advertisement. This was originally designed for Chinese University students and so the examples ...
9 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Be a Superhero!

Be a Superhero!

T. Miller
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Need an engaging, exciting guided writing prompt? Try the "Be a Superhero" guided prompt. If you work with students with idea formulation, organization, paragraph parsing, or writing persistence ...
3 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
How to Write a Paragraph

How to Write a Paragraph

Benjamin Chapman
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The "paragraph hamburger" is a writing organizer that visually outlines the key components of a paragraph. Topic sentence, detail sentences, and a closing sentence are the main elements of a good ...
4 Complete BeginnerElementary
Summer Is Here

Summer Is Here

Monica
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With this activity I believe students will have the opportunity to work in groups and find as many words as they can to describe summer. Once they are done looking for all the words they will fac ...
5 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Writing a Conclusion - Komodo Dragons

Writing a Conclusion - Komodo Dragons

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Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
7 Elementary
Writing a Conclusion - Wolves

Writing a Conclusion - Wolves

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Writing a conclusion is an important part of any piece of writing. It is a summary of the main text and leaves the reader with the basic information in the piece. Students are asked to read throug ...
7 Elementary

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