It’s always fun to find a treasure. So that’s what today’s writing prompt is about!

Under the Sea – Lesson 24

I can write about a treasure.

Objective: To use inventive writing to write a story. (W.K.2)

Materials: journal, pencil, crayons

Procedures: Talk about different kinds of treasures that pirates hid and how they made maps to find them again. For this writing prompt, ask your child to write about what he would like to find if he dug up a treasure chest. Encourage him to use spaces between words, punctuation at the end of the sentence and to use letter-sounds that he hears in words. Write the real words under his sentence. Then he will illustrate his story.

Conclusion: Have your child read his story to you again. Tell him how much you enjoyed his story and how you would like to find his treasure.