Grade 5 Picture Writing Prompts

20 picture prompts for Grade 5

1. Write a story about a car, a dog, a pig, and some acorns!

A car, dog, pig, and lemon

2. Sam the Spying Giraffe and Night Zookeeper Will are great friends. Describe a fun adventure they go on together.

Giraffe licking Will's palm

3. Captain Claw is a lioness pilot! Write a postcard telling her about the exciting destination you are visiting.

Post card to Captain Claw

4. Sam the Spying Giraffe is a famous athlete! Write a newspaper article about Sam’s exciting high jump performance at the Animal Olympics.

Night Zookeeper with Olympic rings

5. Write a story that includes an octopus, a camera, and a jewel!

Octopus, camera, and jewel

6. Will is abducted by aliens and taken to their faraway planet! Write a story about the adventures he has exploring this mysterious planet.

Will with Aliens

7. Summer is a wonderful time of year. Can you write an acrostic poem about what you love about summer?

Will painting summer

8. Write about a time you were kind to someone. What did you do and how did it help them?

Night Zookeeper and the kindness challenge

9. Describe a piece of art that you’d create for your family. What would your painting or sculpture look like and why?

Art Day with paint bucket

10. Write an ice cream recipe that someone could try for breakfast!

Ice cream for breakfast

11. Write a story from the point of view of a cloud. What does the world look like from up high?

Sam looking at a cloud

12. Grudge the Bear is very powerful because he eats Special Flakes everyday. Describe the powers Grudge develops from eating this super cereal!

Bear with cereal

13. Will is playing hide and seek with his friends Riya, Sam, Professor, and Electro Spike. Write a story describing what happens in the game!

Night zookeeper friends exploring

14. Look at this wanted poster! What is this creature called and why is it wanted?

Wanted poster with fuzzy creature

15. Look at this interesting animal. What do you think it is? Write a Fact File about its habitat and diet.

Turtle with radish as a shell

16. Write a story about a penguin, a mouse and a robotic owl in a city made of igloos.

Night zookeeper around ice castle

17. Write a story about a frozen floating mountain. Who might live there and why is it floating?

Elephant temple

18. This is a strange new species. Can you invent an animal made from a fruit and write a description all about it?

Drawing of a pineapple

19. If you invented a magical animal, what would it look like? Use adjectives to describe your creation in detail.

Drawing of various animals

20. Write a story from the point of view or this robot gorilla.

Robot Gorilla

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