September Writing Activities for Elementary Students

As you are continuing to enforce procedures and routines in the classroom, it’s a great time to squeeze in special writing projects celebrating students’ progress and success. We share all of our favorite September writing activities below so you can pick and choose which ones work best for you and your students. Learn all about our most popular September writing projects below!

September writing activities

September Writing Activities

Check out the September writing activities below!

1. September Writing Prompts

This September Writing Journal includes prompts based on 10 different genres of writing: Creative, informative, opinion, narrative, procedural, descriptive, review, persuasive, poetry, and letter writing. It offers fun and engaging writing activities that will motivate your students to practice their writing skills and inspire a love of writing. It’s part of our Monthly Writing Prompts Bundle. Learn more below!

2. Fall Writing Project

At the beginning of the school year, you’ll want to capture a snapshot of your students’ current writing abilities so that you can design lessons based on your students’ needs. This Autumn Writing Project helps you do just that! You can continue to track student progress using the other benchmark writing assessments. At the end of the school year, you’ll have four writing samples that show your students’ growth in writing. Learn more below!

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3. Apple Would You Rather Activities

These Apple Would you Rather Activities include prompts (often referred to as this or that questions, discussion starters, and talking topics) where kids are given two options to choose from. They are a great way to increase engagement in your classroom whether it’s during your morning meeting or literacy centers. Learn more below!

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September Read Alouds

Below are some popular read alouds for September that you might find pair well.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn book cover The Dot book cover Fireboat book cover When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree book cover Those Darn Squirrels book cover
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The Golden Acorn book cover The Little Scarecrow Boy book cover The Very Last Leaf book cover Bowwow Powwow book cover Picture Day Jitters book cover
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In closing, we hope you found this post about our popular September writing activities for elementary students helpful. If you did, then you may also be interested in these other posts:

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