Starter #1 Write down the 7 steps of the writing process.
Starter #2 • Explain in your own words why it is important to proof read your writing before passing it in.
Starter #3 • What is the difference between a synonym and an antonym? Use dictionary or look on wall for help if needed.
Starter #4 Please look outside and write a paragraph about what you see – be as descriptive as possible. Please stay at your desks, if you can’t see out – think about what it was like when you walked into the school off of the bus.
Starter #5 • If you could change one thing about your study habits, what would you change and why?
Starter #6 • Pretend that you are on a lost ship at sea, write a letter to put in a bottle in your attempt to find help.
Starter #7 • What is the difference between our, hour, and are? Write each one out in a proper sentence.
Starter #8 • My favorite television show is Law & Order, what is yours? Why, describe it in great detail.
Starter #9 • List 5 different parts of speech. (Look around the room)
Starter #10 • Writing Response – finish the following line with a complete paragraph… • Yesterday was the best day of my life…
Starter #11 • Write a full sentence for each of the following words: • Chamber • Plant • Pencil • Paper
Starter #12 • Write a paragraph about explaining how a turtle feels… (be creative)
Starter #13 • Write an email (in your starter section) to your friend in Austria – tell him / her about your school. • When you finish, please get a sheet of loose leaf out & number down the margin, 1 – 20. Put Spelling Quiz #2 at the top, with your name and date. Wait patiently & quietly until we begin.
Starter #14 • Finish the following with a full paragraph • Chocolate is yummy…
Starter #15 • Finish the following with a full paragraph – • The hungry dog finally found…
Starter #16 • Correct the following sentence • My sistr didt like to go outside but he did like to play outsde after school
Starter #17 • Write a full paragraph beginning with the following – • The sun set over the building…
Starter #18 • Write one paragraph about your favorite memory.
Starter #19 • Write 1 paragraph about why friendship is important to you.
Starter #20 • Correct the following sentence: My favorite spot is basketball because we ply in the jim and it isnt a rough spot There are 6 errors!
Starter #21 • Write the definition of epitome.
Starter #22 • Write 1 paragraph about your favorite sport. If you hate sports, discuss why.
Starter #23 • Writing Response (in your starter section) • How was your Thanksgiving? Discuss in 1 paragraph minimum.
Starter #24 • Writing Response (in starter section) • The dog fell to the ground…
Starter #25 • Correct the following sentence (copy the sentence with corrections down in your starter section). • there was a teible storm and the wind crshed against the houes and cars it even damaged a boat • There are 6 errors!
Starter #26 • What is the definition of obviously? • Copy the definition down and write it correctly in a sentence.
Starter #27 • In a full paragraph, finish the following… • Mary hated it when…
Starter #28 • Write an acrostic poem for the following: • F • A • L • L
Starter #29 • Correct the following sentence and copy the correct sentence in your starter section. • mani people like 2 bik to school because it is fun but it also is healthy • There are 5 errors!
Starter #30 • In one paragraph, finish the following: • She was as beautiful as…
Starter #31 • In one paragraph, finish the following: • Handsome didn’t describe him…
Starter #32 • Correct the following sentence and copy the correct sentence in your starter section. • she didnt lice to eat meet but he did lice to eat vegetables • There are 8 errors!
Starter #33 • Correct the following sentence and copy the correct sentence in your starter section: • melanie playd in a band with there girls: linda jasmine and clair • There are 9 errors!
Starter #34 • Finish the following with one full paragraph: • Manni had so many friends…
Starter #35 • What are the convention CUPS? (hint: Look somewhere in the room)
Starter #36 • What are 3 transition words?
Starter #37 • What is the definition of ‘voice’? Copy it down.
Starter #38 • Find an object in the room to write a description of, you must use words to describe what it looks like, so that I can figure out what it is --- do not tell me.
Starter #39 • Write the definition of throw down in your starter section. Use throw in a proper sentence.
Starter #40 • Pick two of your hardest spelling words (from this week) and write the definitions down out of the dictionary.
Starter #41 • Write down 5 words that are begin with the letter Q. Make sure you spell them correctly!
Starter #42 • Write down the Flow Chart for Non-Narrative Writing.
Starter #43 • Finish the following, with a full paragraph… • Title: “My Mona” • First sentence: • She was sweet…
Starter #44 • Please write a short paragraph about your favorite time of year.
Starter #45 • Using your spellex, write down the first 5 words that start with S. (Spelled correctly of course)
Starter #46 • Write an acrostic poem about WINTER. • W • I • N • T • E • R
Starter #47 • Using your spellex, write down the first 5 words that start with R. (Spelled correctly, of course).
Starter #48 • Write down 1 rule for capitalization.
Starter #49 • What are some commonly misused words? Write at least 5.
Starter #50 • In the novel you are currently reading, write down 5 things that you know about the main character.