100 Bell-ringer Writing Prompts and Task Cards

100 Bell-ringer Writing Prompts and Task Cards

100 engaging bell-ringer writing prompts with checklist and scoring rubric for self-assessment or peer-review. This resource is ideal as paragraph structure writing practice for ESL/ELL learners. 100 speaking and/or writing prompts task cards also included. The bell-ringer writing journal contains an editable worksheet, so you can include a different writing prompt of your choice. However, please note that not the entire document is editable.

In the zip file, you will also find a set of 100 engaging speaking and/or writing prompts task cards for teens. This speaking and/or writing prompts task cards set contains not only 100 speaking/writing prompts, but also 4 editable cards, so you can add your own questions.

⭐This document is an improved and updated version of the previous 64 bell-ringer journals and matching task cards.
Some preparation required: printing, laminating and cutting the task cards. Preparing enough copies of the writing journals for your learners.

****UPDATE 2019: Improved content and design. Some of the questions have been changed. New questions have also been included, so this resource now contains 100 writing prompts. The task cards also contain the same 100 discussion/writing prompts as the bell-ringer journals.

This is what you will find in this zip file:

☑ Bell-ringer Writing Journal to practice paragraph writing - 100 writing prompts. You may also require learners to turn some of their paragraphs into longer texts.

☑ Speaking/Writing Prompts Task Cards set (100 questions/prompts) – These task cards contain the same questions as the ones included in the writing journal, so you can use either the task cards or the writing sheets, or both.

☑ 1 writing worksheet for longer texts to be used with the task cards and/or the writing booklet.

☑ 1 editable writing prompt worksheet included in the bell-ringer journal (See the Power Point document)
☑ 4 editable task cards included in the Speaking and Writing Task Cards set (See the Power Point document)

This Bell Ringer Writing Prompt resource pack is ideal for:

◼️ practicing paragraph writing
◼️ morning work/bell-ringer activities

◼️ time-filler activities at the end of the class
◼️ writing activities in centers/literacy stations
◼️ the task cards are ideal for small group discussions

◼️ emergency sub plan

⭐These journals help learners to:

✔ Practice writing a well-structured paragraph: topic sentence, supporting ideas, concluding sentence

✔ Practice grammar in context: Simple Present, Simple Past, Second Conditional, Present Perfect
✔ Assess their work with the help of the self-assessment or peer-assessment scoring rubric

Each paragraph writing practice worksheet contains:

✔Writing prompt
✔ Writing checklist
✔ Scoring rubric for students and the teacher
✔ Comment section to leave feedback on learner's work, so students can keep track of the areas they need to review or improve

These writing prompts encourage learners to:

✔Write about their goals

✔ Express their opinion

✔ Write about personal experiences

✔ Write about their preferences/choices

✔ Write about hypothetical situations


⭐The document is for grade 8-11 students, however, it might be useful for learners below or above these grade levels. Please, check out the preview to make sure this resource is appropriate for your students.

⭐The document is for grade 8-11 students, however, it might be useful for learners below or above these grade levels. Please, check out the preview to make sure this resource is appropriate for your students.


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