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Non-Fiction Writing Prompts

Our free homeschool worksheets have been created especially for you! Use these thought-provoking non-fiction writing prompts for some fascinating responses from your home school students. Many of these are appropriate for a wide range of ages. 

Non-Fiction Writing Prompts

Here's a peek at the printable page. The full text also appears below for your convenience. 

One of our free homeschool worksheets of non-fiction writing prompts
Newspaper laying at the front door

1. Write a three-paragraph article for your local newspaper, explaining the benefits of being a homeschooled student.

2. Make a list of twenty specific things you would like to learn this month in geography, history, math or science. Research the first one and write a brief summary of what you’ve learned.

3. When you have children someday, do you think you will choose to homeschool them? Why or why not?

4. Choose three subject areas that work especially well in a homeschool. Write one paragraph about each one, explaining how the subject is well-suited for home study.

5. List three subject areas that you think would be easier to learn in a larger school. Write a paragraph about each one, explaining why you think it would be easier to learn in a larger school.

Family on a road trip

6. Write a description of your favorite home school field trip so far. Tell where and when you went, what you saw, what you did, and why you enjoyed it.

7. Make a list of ten new places you’d like to visit as part of your home school studies. Research their locations and hours. Write a proposal to your parents to explain why you would like to visit five of these places.

8. Write a letter of recommendation for your parent, explaining to your younger sibling why s/he makes a great home school teacher.

More Free Homeschool Worksheets

Creative Writing Prompts for Homeschoolers - Here's another set on a lighter side. Your home school students will be asked to dream, imagine and process information & opinions on this free homeschool worksheet. 

Creative Writing Worksheets - These fun pages incorporate spelling practice with almost any spelling words. Kids will design T-shirts, invent a video game, and write some awesome movie titles. Try some today!

Croaky the frog from our 6th grade spelling worksheet

Croaky Meets the Plumber and Extra Letters Worksheets: Students chose the correctly spelled words to complete an interesting story or eliminate extra letters to solve a word puzzle. Based on our sixth grade spelling word list.

Cryptogram Worksheet: Puzzle page for upper grades. Includes instructions so students, parents or teachers can make more cryptogram puzzles with any word list. 

We have a wide assortment of writing prompts for kids of all ages. Check it out!

You'll find LOADS of spelling worksheets here at Spelling-Words-Well. Here are some of our worksheet general categories:


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