Grade 4 Picture Writing Prompts

20 picture prompts for Grade 4

1. You discover this girl in a trap in the woods. How can you help her escape?

Riya stuck in a cage

2. Fire is looking for some friends. Everyone is scared of him because he’s so hot. How can you convince others to be kind to him?

Fire standing in the woods

3. You find a dog and take him to the vet. How do you convince your parents to let you keep the dog?

Will working as a vet

4. Can you write a story that includes a duck, a cat, a hut, and a magical hat?

A duck, cat, hut, and hat

5. You are headed to a desert island alone. What book would you take with you and why?

Maji asking what book you would take to an island

6. This is the Penguin Professor and he has discovered a magical cave. Can you persuade him to explore it?

Professor Penguin in an ice cave

7. Why is this Ape so mad and what would you do if you stumbled upon him?

Gorilla with armor on

8. If you could be the first child in space, would you go? Why or why not?

Riya in a rocket

9. Write a newspaper article that a bear getting ready to hibernate would want to read.

Grumpy bear reading newspaper

10. You are the new owner of a Museum. What type of Museum would it be and what will people discover there?

Sign to the Night Zoo Museum

11. When the children opened the magical book, a giraffe popped out. What else might they find in the book as they turn the pages?

Will, Riya, and Sam reading

12. Bees are important for pollinating flowers. Write an opinion piece about why we should protect bees and help them to thrive.

Bee with flowers

13. This bear is a superhero. What do you think his name is? Also, what is his special power and how might he use it against these evil foes?

Grumpy bear wearing cape

14. The local comic book store is looking for new ideas. Can you write a new story for them?

Comic book version of Night zookeeper

15. The baby elephant blew her trunk and wings appeared. How do you think she used her new flying ability?

Elephant with wings

16. Can you write the rules for Frog Tennis?

A frog holding a tennis racket

17. This owl boat is an incredible invention. Can you think of another animal you could combine with a form of transport? Describe your new creation.

A drawing of an owl

18. Write a scary story about a haunted house and a bat.

A bat with haunted house

19. This building has a special power. Do you know what it is and how it works?

Elephant temple

20. What sport to you like the best and why?

Sporting gear

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