Below are daily writing prompts for June 16th-30th. 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.
We also have many other June Activities, Lesson Plans and Resources.
Today is “National Fudge Day.” Some people enjoy their fudge in cake or in ice cream. Do you like fudge? And how do you like to eat it? PDF
Today is Father’s Day. To show appreciation for your father, choose one of the following activities:
June is "National Dairy Month." It is recommended that you get 2-3 servings of dairy each day. These servings can be in the form of a variety of milk products. Write a descriptive paragraph about your favorite dairy product. PDF
Today is “National Picnic Day.” If you could plan a picnic for your family, where would you take them and what type of food and treats would you bring? PDF
On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to make a trip to outer space as a member of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew. The Space Shuttles will soon be phased out. Design, draw and describe what you think the next space travel units may look like. PDF
Today is Juneteenth. This event commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. This means that slavery was made illegal. Why do you think it was important for African Americans to be given equal rights? PDF
Today is “National Ice Cream Soda” day. If you were asked to create a new soda and ice cream combination of your own, what flavors would you use and why? PDF
Today is the first day of summer! What is your favorite summer activity? PDF
The last week of June is "National Camping Month." Plan a camping trip for your family. Be sure to include the following:
June is “National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month.” Some kids don’t enjoy eating fruits and vegetables. Write a paragraph convincing students the importance of consuming the daily, recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. PDF
On this day in 1868, the typewriter was patented. The first typewriter has come a long ways. Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the typewriter and a lap book computer. PDF
Today is “U.F.O. Day.” The first documented UFO sighting was on this day. Do you believe in UFOs and/or life on other planets? PDF
On June 25, 1929, author Eric Carle was born. The Hungry Caterpillar, which was first published in 1969, has now been published in over 30 different languages. Why do you think this book has been so popular with children from around the world. PDF
On this day in 1819 the bicycle was patented. For many people, the bicycle is a great form of transportation. Would you like to ride your bike around your neighborhood and/or city everyday? Why or why not? PDF
June 26th is “National Chocolate Pudding Day.” What is your favorite way to eat chocolate pudding? Do you like it plain or mixed with other ingredients? PDF
On June 26, 1489, the toothbrush was invented. Write a paragraph persuading your classmates to brush their teeth twice a day and to visit the dentist on a regular basis. PDF
On June 27, 1880, Helen Keller was born. A childhood illness left Keller both blind and deaf. She went on to later become a famous author and speaker. What type of characteristics do you think Keller had to posses in order to overcome her obstacles? PDF
On this day in 1859, the melody for the “Happy Birthday Song” was written. Using this tune, write a new song that you could sing to a friend or family member letting them know how much you appreciate them. PDF
On this day in 1922, the first Newbery Medal was awarded to Hendrik Willem van Loon. This award is given to authors in recognition of their outstanding contribution to American literature for children. Using resources in your classroom or library, learn more about the books and authors that have received this award. Are any of them one of your favorites? PDF
Today is “Paul Bunyan Day.” Read the story of Paul Bunyan and write a tall tale of your own. PDF
June 29th is “Camera Day.” A great many moments have been captured with a camera. If you had the choice of either using a using a standard camera or a video camera to capture a special memory or moment, which would you choose and why? PDF
June is known as “National Zoo and Aquarium Month.” Some people believe that it is cruel to keep animals and fish in zoos and aquariums. Others believe that these locations are a place for injured animals to live and provide humans with a better understanding and respect for wild animals. What is your opinion? PDF
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DISCLAIMER: We have provided “suggested” grade levels for some of our writing daily prompts. These suggestions are made based on the content of the prompt, the interest level of the topic, or the level of background knowledge needed to have the most success possible with the prompt. Please remember that these are suggestions only and each prompt can be modified as needed by you, the teacher. Don’t hesitate to get creative and rework the prompt to best fit the age/needs of your students!