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  1. Daily Writing Prompts For Multi-Grade Classrooms Author: Christina Dotson

  2. Language Arts/Pathways Prompts • Science Prompts (Cycle 3) • Math Prompts • Social Studies Prompts (Cycle 3) • Bible Prompts (Cycle 3) • General Prompts Table of Contents

  3. Theme 1: Heroes • Theme 2: My World and Others • Theme 3: Living Things • Theme 4: Spiritual Journey • Theme 5: Friends and Family • Theme 6: Environment • Theme 7: Personal Feelings and Growth • Theme 8: Yesterday • Theme 9: Social Issues and Culture • General Language Arts Language Arts/Pathways Prompts

  4. What does it mean to be a hero? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  5. Who do you know in real life whom you would call a hero? What makes this person a hero? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  6. Write about a famous person whom you would call a hero. What makes this person a hero? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  7. Who in your life looks up to you? Why do you think you are a hero to this person? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  8. Is it ever a bad idea to look up to someone as a hero? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  9. Who is your favorite Bible hero and why? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  10. Choose a character from your theme book whom you think is a hero. What makes him/her a hero? Pathways Theme: Heroes

  11. Write at least one haiku on the topic of heroes. (5-7-5 syllable pattern) Pathways Theme: Heroes

  12. Write an acrostic poem on the topic of heroes. Pathways Theme: Heroes

  13. Talk with a classmate about what the word culture means. Write about what you talked about. Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  14. Culture means how people live their lives. It includes things like religion, the homes people live in, the foods they eat, the type of work they do, the language they speak, and their family structure. What is your culture like? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  15. Do you enjoy food, music, or stories from another culture? Write about it. Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  16. If you could visit another country, which would you choose and why? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  17. Would you enjoy spending time with a kid from another country or culture? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  18. People in Bible times lived very differently than we do now. (They had a very different culture.) If you lived back in Bible times, how would your life be different? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  19. Choose a character from your theme book. How is his/her life and culture different from yours? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  20. Why do you think some people (both kids and adults) are unkind to people who are different from them? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  21. Maria’s family from Puerto Rico is coming to visit for a week. She has a boy cousin about her age, but her cousin only speaks Spanish. Maria cannot speak any Spanish. What advice would you give to Maria for how she can help her cousin enjoy his visit? Pathways Theme: My World and Others

  22. You already know that the Bible is God’s book. Nature is sometimes called “God’s Second Book.” What do you think this means? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  23. Why do you think God created so many different kinds of animals? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  24. What is your favorite kind of plant? Why? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  25. How would your life be different if God had designed people to live in the ocean instead of on land? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  26. What is your favorite animal and why? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  27. Write about an animal that would not make a good pet. Pathways Theme: Living Things

  28. Choose an animal you have read about in your theme book. What have you learned about this animal? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  29. What do you think is the most frightening animal? What makes it so scary? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  30. If you were a biologist (scientist who studies living things), what would you most want to study? Pathways Theme: Living Things

  31. What does it mean to be a Christian? Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  32. What do you do to get closer to God? Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  33. Write a letter to God telling Him what you are thankful for. Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  34. Tell about a time when it was very hard for you to do what God wanted you to do. Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  35. What story from the Bible has helped you in your own life? Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  36. How important is it to go to church every Sabbath? Give reasons for you answer. Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  37. Choose a character from your theme book. How has God worked in his/her life? Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  38. Write about a time God did something wonderful for you, your family, or someone you know. Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  39. Write a poem about why you love the Lord. Pathways Theme: Spiritual Journey

  40. What makes someone a good friend? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  41. What does your family like to do together? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  42. Write a story about something fun you have done with a friend (or friends). Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  43. Why do you think God designed us to live together in families? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  44. Some people have friends that they only know on the internet. What do you like or dislike about this idea? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  45. Why do you think family members don’t always get along? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  46. Jack’s parents are divorced. He spends half his time with his mom and half his time with his dad. His mom is remarried and Jack has a four-year-old stepbrother. He loves his family but sometimes he feels bad because none of his friends have divorced parents. What would you say to Jack to help him feel better? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  47. Jenna has two close friends. Sometimes one friend will get jealous of another friend or feel left out. What can the girls do to try to save their friendship? Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  48. Write an acrostic poem about either family or friends. Pathways Theme: Friends and Family

  49. Do you think it’s important for us to take care of the earth? Pathways Theme: Environment

  50. Natural resources are things in nature that we can use. Choose one or more of these natural resources and write about the ways we use it: Trees Land/Soil Water Rocks Pathways Theme: Environment