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    Writer's Notebook Springboard Ideas:
     

    My first day of 3rd grade….

    Which wuzzle are you today?

    What Freedom Means to Me

    If I could go anywhere in the world....

    Back to School Night letter

    If I was magnetic for a day,....

    The perfect bedroom....

    The funniest thing….

    My favorite number is____because...

    My mad skills are....

    “Pick Three”

    To me, a cool job would be...

    The things for which I am thankful are….

    Give four reasons why

    I remember when….

    Things that are important to me are….

    My prized possessions are....

    My favorite toy is / was….

    If I were Principal for a day....

    If I had three wishes, they would be...

    Tell how to do something

    My favorite place in the world is...

    I will never forget the time...

    The best day ever was....

    My favorite trip....

    The most exciting thing that happened....

    I wonder why….

    Changes going on in your life

    Things I like and don’t like are….

    I’ve been dreaming about inventing...

    A good cure for sadness is...

    Being a good friend means...

    The best and worst things about me are...

    One thing I would change is...

    I am like (a food, plant, animal) because...

    Some things that make me happy are...

    One Up & One Down about today

    People / Pets I’ll never forget are...

    My important places are....

    I am lucky because....

    List of things your favorite color

    What bravery and courage means to me is....

    My favorite season is...because....

    I have a strange garden....

    I found a surprise in my mailbox one day....

    Somewhere I know well is....

    What my name means to me....

    A perfect day with someone....

    Cover story (news flash)

    What I see through a small opening       

    Times with friends, relatives, neighbors, pets

    Next year / this summer, I . . . .

    Favorite TV programs, movies, or books

    Your feelings and why you have them

    What you are thinking right now

    Things that you are afraid of

    The people you really care about

    The scariest part of growing up is...

    Right now, my biggest problem is...

    The type of weather that is most like me is...

    My favorite book is....

    My favorite place is....

    Some unforgettable moments are....

    My biggest blunders are....

    An unusual dream I had…..

    Someone helped me when....

    My pet dinosaur….

    Family Holiday Tradition

    Through my pet’s eyes….

    The best_______ is ­­­________ because....