Summer Writing for First Grade • JournalBuddies Summer Writing for First Grade. Writing is a key skill for first graders to develop in school. They have just learned a complete mastery of their alphabet and how to write many new words, so it is time for them to refine the skills of forming sentences and short paragraphs. A fun and engaging way for them to do this is through writing which.. School's Almost Out! 1st Grade Writing Prompts About We have put together several prompts below to get you started along with a few project ideas that are all about summer. 3 Summer Related 1st Grade Writing Prompts Writing Prompt 1: Tell me what your summer goal is.