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My Writing Journal

Grades: 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: Multilingual Learners, Writing

Student Instructions

Journaling is fun! It lets your write about your life, experiences, ideas, likes and dislikes, and more. Plus, it helps you become a better writer. 1. add Click add response. 2. pages Follow the directions on each page. 3. draft Click Draft to save your work. 4. check When you finish all the prompts, click the check to add to your journal.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Journaling gives students more choice in what and how they write, which makes writing more accessible and relevant and gives students the repeated practice they need to develop strong writing skills. How to use this activity: -Edit this Writing Journal template and use each week. To edit, click the three dots > Copy & Edit Activity. -On each page, add prompts for students to respond to each week. Type the prompts in the text boxes provided on each page of the Student Template. -Copy & Edit this activity each week with new journal prompts and reassign. Pro tip: Update the title of the activity with the week's date. Find ideas for journal prompts online (e.g. https://thinkwritten.com/writing-prompts-for-kids/). Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.