ESL Writing: Owls

In the picture above you see some owls in the snow. You will be doing several short writing activities about these owls. 

1. Describe the owls. What do they look like? What colors are they? Describe their bodies. 

2. Write a list about everything that you know about owls. 

Example:
-They have wings. 
-They sleep during the day. 

3. Write a list of questions you have about owls. 

Example Questions:
-How many years does the average owl live for?
-What do owls eat? 

4. Write a short story about what these owls do each day.

Example:
What does their daily life look like?
Where do they go?
What do they eat?
When/Where do they sleep? 

I hope you had fun thinking and writing about owls. As always, feel free to share your writing. 

ESL Writing Activity: Grocery Shopping and Food

1. Make a list of 20 different things that you typically buy when you go grocery shopping.

2. Write a sentence stating how often you eat or drink each item.

Examples:
I eat chicken every day.
I drink tea every morning when I wake up.
I eat pizza about once a week.
I eat cake only on special occasions like birthdays.

3. Make a list of food items that you never buy and why.

Examples:
I never buy fish because I don’t like to eat it.
I don’t buy sushi because it is expensive.
I never buy French fries because they are unhealthy.

ESL Creative Writing: Write a Scary Story about Halloween

Halloween is celebrated in the United States on October 31st.
Try writing a scary story about Halloween.

Some words you could include in your story:

monster

haunted

spell

witch

mummy

trick

spiders

pumpkins

chase

hide

costume

mystery

fog

dark

black cat

cobwebs

spooky

scary

candy

potion

 

Have fun writing and have a happy Halloween!

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