Grade 6 Picture Writing Prompts

20 picture prompts for Grade 6

1. Imagine you could glow in the dark like this shark. How would you feel and how do you think it would affect your life?

Shark glowing in the ocean

2. Write a story about a volcano, a necklace, a key and a skateboard!

A volcano, necklace, key, and skateboard

3. Write an article about the importance of protecting the world’s trees.

Person hiding behind a tree

4. How do you think the jaguar uses their excellent night vision to help them in the wild?

Jaguar sitting in a tree

5. Which place would you like to visit most in the world and why?

Globe with smiley face

6. What would you do if you found a lost cat? How would you help them to find their owner?

Night Zookeeper friends with cat

7. Use this picture to inspire a piece of poetry.

jelly fish

8. Write a persuasive argument for the importance of libraries in the community. Why should we increase the number of libraries in the world?

Night Zookeeper friends in library

9. Imagine you are stranded on this island all alone. How would you survive? What skills would you need?

An island at sunset

10. Write a report about an aspect of ocean life that interests you.

Postcard from the Endless ocean

11. Explain the importance of gravity to an alien from outer space.

Astronaut in space

12. You are about to set off on a 3-day hike. What do you need in your backpack and why?

Backpack in the woods

13. This is Will, Riya and Sam the Spying Giraffe. Why do you think they are so happy?

Night Zookeeper friends waving flags

14. You have the chance to design your perfect home. What do you include and why?

Building plans of a house

15. Write a profile for a wanted character. Draw and describe their appearance. What are their character traits? Why are they wanted?

A blank wanted poster

16. Music is hugely important to people around the world. Can you explain why you think this artform is so popular?

Playing a guitar

17. Scientists believe that dolphins demonstrate a high level of intelligence. Write a report based on your research to explain how dolphins show their intelligence.

Dolphin in the ocean

18. Write a story set in the desert about a lioness, a flamingo, and a robot.

Night Zookeeper characters in desert

19. In a digital world, making notes and writing by hand is still important.

Write an argument stating your point of view in relation to the statement above.

Office supplies

20. Write a story in the first person about the time you stepped through this icy doorway.

Entrance to an ice cave

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