This “If I Were a Planet” creative writing prompt set is a great way for students to familiarize themselves with the planets, facts about planets, their properties, and more! It also makes a nice mini-assessment to get a quick idea of students’ creative writing ability!
This set includes:
If I Were … Writing Prompt Pages: 12 pages included completing the phrase: Planet, Dwarf Planet, (blank for your own choice not included), Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus, Venus, and Pluto (for fun!!).
Directions and Planet Fun Fact Cards: There are directions for students to understand the requirements, or an editable page to create teacher’s own requirements. There are also 11 fun fact cards to share with students if they need more help with facts for their assigned planet.
Rubrics: There are 2 different rubrics: 1 rubric to grade the overall assignment and 1 different to grade the written paper. Though they come with suggested point values, they are also editable to give your own values.
There is also a digital link included for making a copy and saving in Google Drive and using it in Google Classroom (perfect for students who may be absent or having students write digitally).