Daily Writing Prompts - June

June Writing Prompts

Daily Writing PromptsBelow are daily writing prompts for the month of June. The majority of the prompts are related to the various events on our June 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 June, use the prompts from those days as additional writing practice.

Don't forget to also print a copy of our June Events Calendar. This will help you utilize the daily writing prompts.

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June 1
June 1st is “Donut Day.”  Many people consider donuts to be a great breakfast food.  Describe your “perfect breakfast.” PDF

On June 1, 1938, the first Superman comic was published. Superman had a number of “superpowers.” If you could have just one superpower, what would it be and why? PDF

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June 2
On this day in 1896 the radio was patented.  This new technological development meant that people could communicate in a new way.  What forms of communication do you think we may use some day in the future? PDF

On this day in 1924 the Indian Citizenship Act was passed by Congress. This act granted citizenship to those Native Americans who had been born in the United States. What does it mean to you to be a citizen of the United States of America? PDF

Today is “National Rocky Road Day.” This yummy ice cream originally contained chocolate ice cream, ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-12) *New*

June 3
June 3rd marks the first U.S. spacewalk by Ed White in 1965 during the Gemini 4 mission.  White’s family was known for its pilots and military officers.  It was natural for him to take this career path.  Is there a type of “career path” in your family?  PDF

Today is “Egg Day.”  There is an age-old argument over which came first…the chicken or the egg?  What do you think? PDF

In an effort to raise awareness of hunger in the U.S., today is “National Hunger Awareness Day.” Make a list of things you, your family, your class, or your school could do to help end hunger in America. PDF

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June 4
On June 4, 1896, Henry Ford made his first operational car.  The style and designs of automobiles have changed over the years.  What do you think the cars of the future will look like?  After you have written a description, you can also draw an illustration.  PDF

On this day in the year 620 BC Aesop was born in Greece.  Aesop is known for his clever fables that include an important lesson for the reader.  Using resources in the classroom, read several of Aesop’s fables and then try writing a fable of your own.  PDF

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June 5
On this day in 1783, the Montgolfier brothers completed the first hot air balloon flight.   The passengers in this first flight were a sheep, rooster and duck.  Explain why you think the brothers chose these animals to ride in the balloon.  Would you have done the same thing?  PDF

June 5 is “National Gingerbread Day.”  If you were asked to decorate a gingerbread boy or girl to represent yourself, what would it look like?  Why would you select the decorating items that you did?  PDF

Today is “World Environment Day.”  This day was created by the United Nations in hope of making everyone around the world aware of the importance of conserving our precious environment.  Name at least five (5) things that you can personally do to help save our world’s environment.  PDF

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June 6
On this day in 1933, the first drive-in movie theater opened in New Jersey.   Today there are few drive-ins that still exist.  Would you rather watch a movie at a drive-in or a standard movie theater?  Explain your thinking.  PDF

Today is “National Yo-Yo Day.” With this popular toy, you can do some amazing tricks. ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-6) *New*

Today is “National Yo-Yo Day.” It’s believed that yo-yo’s were invented back in Ancient Greece. ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-12) *New*

June 7
The first week of June is “National Fishing Week.”  Have you ever been on a fishing trip?  If so, what was you favorite part of the trip?  What was your least favorite?  If you have not been fishing before, would you like to go on a trip?  Why or why not?  PDF

Today is “National Chocolate Ice Cream Day.” Chocolate or vanilla... ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-2) *New*

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June 8
On this day in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright was born.   Wright was a well-respected architect.  He designed a number of famous homes.  If you were able to design the house of your dreams, what would it look like?  PDF

Today is “National Best Friends Day.” Draw a picture ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-2) *New*

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June 9
On June 9, 1934, Donald Duck debuted in the cartoon “The Wise Little Hen.”  If you could create your own cartoon that included Donald Duck as one of the characters, what type of adventures would you have in store for Donald?  PDF

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June 10
Today is “National Yo-Yo Day.”  Yo-yoing first became popular in the 1920’s. Every year the World Yo-Yo Contest is held in Florida.  Do you know any yo-yo tricks?  If you haven’t played with a yo-yo before, why would you like to learn?  PDF

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June 11
On June 11, 1982 the movie “E.T.” premiered.  Create a character from outer space.  What would your character look like?  What characteristics would he or she posses?  After describing your character, include a drawing.  PDF

On June 11, 1910, great ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau was born in France. Not only did Cousteau research the world underwater, he also co-invented the first scuba diving gear. Would you like to be an underwater explorer and/or researcher? Why or why not? PDF

Today is “National Making Life Beautiful Day.” ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-12) *New*

June 12
On June 12, 1929, Anne Frank was born.  Anne was a Jewish girl that hid with her family and friends in Amsterdam during World War II.  She wrote a diary chronicling her story.  For at least one day, record everything that occurs and how you feel about the things that go on around you.  PDF

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June 13
The second week of June is “National Little League Baseball Week.”  A large number of kids play in Little League.  Do you play on any type of sports league?  If not, would you like to?  PDF

Today is “National Weed Your Garden Day.” School gardens are ... - Premium Prompt (Grades: K-12) *New*

June 14
June 14th is “Flag Day.”  This day was created in order to commemorate the adoption of our flag. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the American flag and summarize them in your own words.  PDF

On this day in 1937, the Caldecott Medal was first awarded.  As you may know, the Caldecott Medal is awarded for the illustrations in a children’s book.  If you were asked to select the winner for this year’s Caldecott Medal, what book would select and why?  PDF

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June 15
June 15th is “Fly A Kite Day” in honor of Ben Franklin's kite experiment in 1752. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the various experiments of Ben Franklin and summarize them in your own words.  PDF

Today is “Power of a Smile Day.”  Why do you think a smile can be so powerful?  Is not smiling just as powerful?  PDF

On this day in 1851, the first ice cream factory was set up. The United States produces around 1.6 billion gallons each year, making them the leader in world ice cream production. Other than on a cone or in a bowl, what are some other ways you can eat ice cream? PDF

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