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Writing Prompts- Random starters grouped by type of question
Descriptive Prompts- Great for any age group.
Writer's Block- Great way for students to choose their own journal topic.
Special Occasion Journal Prompts- Awesome list from Michelle Glen
Journal Prompts- Another awesome list from Michelle Glen
What if...- Lots of great prompts
Quotation Journal Prompts- More than you could use in a year.
Art Prompts- Display pieces of artwork and ask your students to consider one of the people in the print. What are they thinking? Ask your students to give 'voice' to their new friend in a journal entry.
Motivators- Allow students to use gel pens, smelly markers, seasonal pencils, etc. as they write in their journals.
Sharing Entries- Toss a nerf ball or beanie babies from student to student as they read their entries aloud to the class.
Responding to Entries- Don't have time to write a response to all your students' journal entries? Place a fun sticker on the entry page to let students know you still read and appreciated their thoughts.