CCSS Standard W.3 Worksheets (Writing for ELA and Literacy)

Below you’ll find materials aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This page houses print-ready PDFs and digital PDF worksheets, packets, and lessons aligned to the CCSS standards for English Language Arts. Writing, Standard 3 (W3) is “Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.” This standard applies to grades K-12.

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Integrating Evidence Extension Activity

Equip your students with the art of persuasive writing through our Integrating Evidence extension activity packet! Tailored for diverse learners, these activities immerse students in the nuances of integrating evidence effectively within their writing. This packet provides key words and phrases to transition details into a written response– a critical…

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Mapping & Planning a Story Extension Activity

Unleash your students’ creativity with our Mapping and Planning a Story extension activity packet! These activities spark imagination and allow learners to understand the structure of stories and other text types. Through visual aids and guides, students will learn about how a story is arranged in order to reveal information,…

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Predicting Outcomes Extension Activity

Master the art of foresight with our Predicting Outcomes Extension Activity Packet! Ideal for educators shaping strategic thinking skills, this resource challenges students to analyze scenarios and anticipate results. This is also a great tool to promote organized discussion, teamwork, and empathy. A student’s ability to make informed predictions with…

3rd Grade Writing Prompts

3rd Grade Writing Prompts

Welcome to our 3rd grade writing prompts! Third grade brings more opportunity for learning and growing. These scholars are learning more and stretching their skills as students and people. It’s important to ignite a love of writing through a variety of writing opportunities and topics. Use the categories of “Feats…

Fourth Grade Writing Prompts

4th Grade Writing Prompts

Welcome to our 4th grade writing prompts! Fourth grade is an important year for learning, growing, and for some, preparing for middle school. It’s important to ignite a love of writing through a variety of writing opportunities and topics. Use the categories of “Historical Fiction,” “Realistic Fiction,” “Fill-in-the-Blank Stories,” “Adventure…

Fifth Grade Writing Prompts

5th Grade Writing Prompts

Fifth grade brings more opportunity for learning and growing. For some, fifth grade brings a first foray into middle school and more challenging academic work across many subjects. These scholars are ready for both school-based and personal growth. It’s important to ignite a love of writing through a variety of…

6th Grade Writing Prompts

6th Grade Writing Prompts

Welcome to our 6th grade writing prompts! Sixth grade brings more opportunity for learning, growing, and maturity. It’s important to ignite a love of writing through a variety of writing opportunities and topics that are both relevant and thought-provoking. Use the categories of “Adventure,” “Video Games,” “Music,” “Patience,” “Self-Awareness,” and…

High School Writing Prompts

High School Writing Prompts

Welcome to our section on high school writing prompts! High school brings more opportunity for learning, growing, maturity, and planning for post-graduate life. Whether it be for college or career, having strong communication skills is paramount. It’s important to continue to develop our writing skills through a variety of opportunities…

7th and 8th Grade Writing Prompts

7th and 8th Grade Writing Prompts

Seventh and eighth grade brings more opportunity for learning, growing, and maturity. It’s important to ignite a love of writing through a variety of writing opportunities and topics that are both relevant and thought-provoking. Use the categories of “Self-Awareness,” “Engineering,” “Social Media,” “Advocates,” “Inventors,” and “Diligence” to embrace the magic…

Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Thanksgiving brings much inspiration to writers of all ages and backgrounds. Use these creative writing category prompts, designed specifically for Thanksgiving, to craft stories of all kinds. Responses to these prompts can vary in genre. Writers are encouraged to use rich detail and language, as well as all steps of…