Actual (Unedited,Uncorrected) Kindergarten Writing Samples

These samples show typical results of students in my kindergarten classroom.  The September (LEFT) sample was taken on the first day of school.  The class was asked to write anything they knew how to write.  In the May (RIGHT) sample, the class was given the topic “My Trip” and asked to write about  a trip they would like to take.



The May Sample Reads: I would like to go to Africa and I would film the animals. They would be amazing, especially the giraffes and the elephants and the water buffaloes.


The May Sample Reads: I want to go to New York and see the Statue of Liberty and I want to go to a fancy restaurant and then I am going to my hotel. I am taking a train. I am packing a(n) ice cooler, tee shirts and my…

Note: The story was continued on the back of this page


The May Sample Reads: I’m going to go to Florida and I am going on a plane and I’m packing shorts and short  sleeve shirts and I “packted” a toothbrush and toothpaste. I am going to play at Florida in Disney World and I am going on the…

Note: The story was continued on the back of this page.