Below are daily writing prompts for February 16th-29th. The majority of the prompts are related to the various events on our February Events Calendar. These events include birthdays, holidays, monthly celebrations, and important dates in history. Some of the dates include two different writing prompts to choose from. You can download a PDF form of the writing prompt.
Even though your students may not be in class all the days of February, use the prompts from those days as additional writing practice.
Don't forget to also print a copy of our February Events Calendar. This will help you utilize the daily writing prompts.
We also have many other February Activities, Lesson Plans and Resources.
On this day in 1923, King Tut’s Burial Chamber was opened. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the King Tut and summarize them in your own words. PDF
Today is President's Day. This day honors two legendary American Presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) NEW facts about either President and summarize them in your own words. PDF
February 17th is “Random Acts of Kindness Day.” Make a list of 5-10 acts of kindness that you can perform over the next week or month. You may also want to keep track of acts that you do, but were not on your list. Remember, you can help anyone…young, old, family, friend, stranger. Your random act can be as simple as picking up and returning an item someone dropped. PDF
On this day in 1930, Pluto, a former planet, was discovered. What is your personal opinion about the scientist no longer considering Pluto to be the ninth planet? Do you think they are correct? Or do you think Pluto should have remained a planet? PDF
On this day in 1968, "Mr. Roger's Neighborhood" debuted. This popular children's television show shared many lessons with its viewers. If you could create your own television show for kids, what type of show would you have and what would the show be called? PDF
On February 20, 1962, John Glenn orbited the Earth in the Friendship 7 space capsule. He was the first American to orbit the Earth. What do you think it must have been like for John Glenn during this orbit? What did he see? How or what was he feeling? PDF
Today is “Love Your Pet Day.” If you could have any type of pet, what would you want and why? PDF
On this day in 1732, George Washington, our first President, was born. What do you think were the advantages and/or disadvantages to being our country’s first President? PDF
Today is “Be Humble Day.” Use the dictionary to look up the definition of humble and write it in your own words. Next, list 5-10 ways that you can personally be humble. PDF
February is “American Heart Month.” Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about your heart and summarize them in your own words. PDF
February is “National Dental Health Month.” Create a list of ten (10) things that you can do to help keep your teeth and mouth healthy. PDF
February 25th is “Quiet Day.” Create a list of at least ten (10) activities that you could do being completely QUIET! PDF
On this day in 1864, Pony Express Rider William F. Cody was born. What do you think someone during that time period would think about today’s popular method of communication – email? PDF
Today is “Polar Bear Day.” Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the polar bear. Next, create a story web that has a polar bear as the main character and incorporates your newly learned facts. PDF
On this day in 1849, gold seekers arrived in San Francisco, California. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about one of the following:
-Early gold miners
-Early uses for gold
Don’t forget to summarize them in your own words. PDF
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