A Visual Twist to Writing Prompts

(Last Updated On: April 20, 2017)
From pppst.com ~ Phillip Martin

It is not a new revelation that writing is VERY important and it can be made even more valuable when connected with higher level thinking skills.  Now imagine, also using visuals as a prompt.  How cool would that be?  Here are a few resources to help you get this started.  I imagine these being used as blog posts or prompts that students would use to write frequently and for varying lengths of time (W.CCR4).  These are also effective ways to inspire student thinking and lead in to narrative, argumentative or opinion writing (W.CCR1, W.CCR2, W.CCR3).  Students may also use these images to draw evidence from literary or informational texts.  (W.CCR9)

Check them out!



Here are some blog posts where teachers talk about their use of video and pictures with their students:


Try this blog post for fun….





How can you or will you use this in YOUR classroom with YOUR students?  







One thought on “A Visual Twist to Writing Prompts

  • December 19, 2013 at 2:39 am
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    Thanks for working with me today Sara! I am looking forward to using the resources on this page with my students!

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