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31 High School Writing Prompts for 9th Graders

Freshman year of high school is all about new beginnings, new responsibilities, and new challenges.  And whether your students are excited or apprehensive about the coming year, one thing is for sure—they are at an important crossroads, and the path they choose will have

Creative Writing Starters 

Choosing the Best Writing Starters for Your Students— Students who practice daily creative writing enjoy a number of educational and emotional benefits.  With increased creativity and improved critical thinking skills, kids who journal and write regularly are equipped to tackle greater challenges both in and

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

40 Shared Journaling Prompts

Interested in getting your students to talk about their journal writing with another?  Shared journaling is a personal, engaging, and educational opportunity for students to get to know others and to become more comfortable discussing their own ideas.  This exercise promotes both discussion and

25 Fun Topics for Kids Writing Inspiration

Let’s Journal: It’s a New Year— The New Year is a great time for anyone, young or old, to start (or continue) journaling.  There is so much you can learn about yourself through journal writing and the benefits of it are well know. Below

31 Writing Topics for Kids

Regardless of how much writing students are doing in their daily assignments, journal writing has a set of benefits entirely its own. Journaling helps students improve their writing skills, certainly – but it also helps them to think about topics in a new light

30 Journal Writing Ideas for Students

New, Fresh Journal Writing Ideas for Students— Fresh journal prompts are always a great inspiration for students, whether they’ve been writing for years, or whether they’re just starting out. Journaling helps students work out problems on paper, create new ideas, and work through feelings and

31 Fun Writing Prompts for Middle School

Fun Writing Prompts for Middle Schoolers— Middle school writing skills are essential to building a solid educational foundation in children. To help reinforce the habit of regular writing it is essential to show kids that writing in school can be fun. Journaling is one way to do

31 Journal Writing Prompts for Kids

Fabulous Journal Writing Prompts for Kids– For kids who are growing up and learning to express their thoughts, regular journaling provides a safe and open environment for exploration.  Journal keeping offers kids the chance to reflect on their lives closely—something that they might not stop

71 Prompts for Middle School Kids (3/3)

Welcome Back to the Wonderful World of  Writing Prompts for Middle School Students (Part 3/3) It’s very exciting in this wonderful world of journal writing prompts because there are just so many ideas to get inspired by! Before we get on with our third
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