Grade: Elementary

#3347. Journal Writing

Reading/Writing, level: Elementary
Posted Sun Jan 30 22:26:36 PST 2005 by Farah Najam (
Washington International, Karachi, Pakistan
Materials Required: Pens and papers
Activity Time: 15 minutess
Concepts Taught: Daily Practice in Journal Writing

In the journal entries begin or end the statement like this: "Today was like a ...."
To get started here are some of the ideas

Things that make you angry or sad or happy.
When you sit or think back over your day what sounds do you hear.
Snatches of conversation you overheard
The kind of books you have read
Write the songs you like
Write briefly about your dreams and hopes
What are some of the questions that you would like answered
Things you would like changed