Animal Picture Writing Prompts and Sentence Starters



Sentence starters are a great tool to help students learn how to form sentences and how pictures and words work together to tell a story. Teachers can use these picture writing prompts to help beginning writers to feel successful by scaffolding writing expectations to meet the needs of each learner. Every page includes a 5-star writing checklist for students to self check their work and a way for students to start their sentences. These fun animal themed writing pages are perfect for kindergarten students, kids who are reluctant to write or any beginning writers!

Save time and energy with this low-prep sentence starter pack! Teachers can use these pages to create writing journals or as individual copies for a writing center or independent writing time. You can use the different options to differentiate to meet the needs of your writers. Check out the preview for a more detailed look!

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Included in this resource:

  • 2 different cover options
  • 11 different animal picture writing prompts (dog, cow, bird, zebra, alligator, elephant, lion, shark, cat, penguin, and unicorn)
  • A writing checklist on each page
  • 1 set with sentence starters
  • 1 set with traceable sentence starters
  • 1 set without words
  • 1 blank writing page


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Created by © Amy Murray – Teaching Exceptional Kinders


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