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Teaching Writing: 31 Journal Prompts

Teaching Writing: 31 Journal Prompts to Help Students See Why Writing is Both Important and Fun It’s hard to exaggerate the value of being able to write well—and it’s even harder to exaggerate the importance of teaching kids how to write from a young

How To Choose Good Writing Prompts for Your Classroom

Teachers at all grade levels have found that regular journal writing helps students become better writers, improves confidence, and encourages creativity and self-expression.  Whether your students are just starting out with journaling or whether they’ve been practicing daily writing for several years, it’s important

33 Gender Equality Journaling Writing Prompts

In a world where even seemingly gender-neutral toys like building blocks and sports equipment are divided and sold in separate bold blue and soft pink versions, it’s increasingly difficult for parents and teachers to help kids learn about gender equality and the harms of

31 Personal Growth Journal Prompts

Personal development isn’t just for adults and self-help gurus—it can also be an incredibly powerful practice to share with kids.  People of all ages can benefit from understanding how to improve themselves, and your students are no exception.  Having the ability to assess, reflect,

33 Journaling Prompts about The Arts

It’s not hard to get young kids into art—but as students get older and develop more inhibitions about expressing themselves creatively, many of them stop enjoying art and the diverse opportunities it can bring. Whether you have students who are reluctant to create their

30 New 8th Grade Writing Prompts

When students finally reach eighth grade, they’re ready and eager to move on to the next big challenge that lies ahead: high school.  That makes your job as an eighth grade teacher especially tough!  You have to strike the right balance between encouraging them

7th Grade Writing Prompts: 32 New Ideas

Seventh grade… what a fun time full of changes, transition, and growth!  For many students, seventh grade is an incredibly significant transitional year.  Your students are becoming teenagers for the first time and officially leaving childhood behind, and they’re also beginning to think very

6th Grade Writing Prompts

As they enter middle school and prepare to become teenagers, many sixth graders find themselves struggling to understand their emotions and to express their changing, unique personalities.  It’s a tough time, for sure, but journaling can help students make sense of their experiences and

6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Writing Prompts

The Presidential election is nearing—and for students who are just getting old enough to pay attention to the candidates and issues, the election provides a fantastic opportunity for learning and discussion.  Whether your students lean Democrat, Republican, or Independent, it’s incredibly valuable for them

34 Writing Prompts Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

Journaling is a powerful activity for students and adults of all ages, but it is especially effective for young students who are still learning how to write and clearly articulate their thoughts and feelings on the page.  When students write and reflect daily, they
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