Sometimes I use our journal prompts as a free write and sometimes we use them in a more structured way. It really depends on the prompt and the goals we have for writing for the week. I am pretty flexible with our prompts, since the important factor is giving
Here is our September set all ready to go! I usually just print them and then have them spiral bound so that I have a keepsake of all those precious writing pieces AND I can also see monitor progress.
This packet covers a lot of different topics such as:
*What did you like best about the first day of school?
*What is your favorite thing you did this summer?
*What do you like best about your teacher?
*How do you make a new friend?
And so much more!
These journal prompts are great for K-2 writers because they have both handwriting and lined papers.
I have found that using journal prompts along with Graphic Organizers have really helped to structure and organize our writing. Therefore, I also made some adorable graphic organizers. The graphic organizers can be used with any subject and they make writing that much more exciting!
I know it is not September...yet...but I have to start NOW or I fall behind :)
I hope these make your life a bit easier this year and your kids more successful!
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