Animal Picture Prompts for Creative Writing for October Morning Work & Literacy Centers


Spark interest in October writing in your class with these high interest, thought-provoking writing prompts! They’ll have even your most reluctant writers eager to open their journals!


Spark interest in October morning work in your class with these high interest, thought-provoking picture prompts for creative writing and graphic organizers! This product comes with 4 animal picture writing prompts that will help your students become confident young writers. Plus, students will use scaffolding to support the writing process. 

These picture prompts for creative writing are designed to be used in your October morning work or literacy centers. There are 4 amazing images of animals suitable for this month, and 4 unique visual writing prompts and graphic organizers to accompany them. They’ll have even your most reluctant writers eager to open their journals and get their creative juices flowing!

Included with these October morning work and literacy centers activities: 

  • 4 different animal themed writing prompts on mini-posters
  • Lined paper in two different orientations
  • Graphic organizers

❤️This extra writing practice will appeal to even your most reluctant writers! Plus, the scaffolding included is a great way to enable all writers to succeed by giving them a template to follow the writing process. 

Use these animal visual prompts for:

Morning Work

Literacy Centers

✅Whole Group Learning

✅Small Groups

Using these picture prompts for creative writing is EASY!

  1. Display the mini poster in a writing center or assign it to the whole class to improve their writing skills.
  2. Use the scaffolding and graphic organizers to support the planning phase of the creative process.
  3. Let students publish their final copies on the special lined paper.

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What teachers are saying…

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I like that you have incorporated photos into your writing prompts so students can see what these animals look like. Many of my ESL students are not familiar with animals common to the rest of my class. Thank You!” – Resource Ranch

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