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Journal prompts from Education World

 

Submitted by: Barbara Colvin

* Which color best describes you and why?

* My safe place

* Three items I would place in a time capsule. Why?

* An education is important because

* Items I don't leave home without because . . .

 

One of the most important parts of journal writing is labeling each entry with the date. Doing this makes it easier for the teacher to assess the journal and it gives each student a chance to see his or her own progress as well.

 

Where do the socks go that get lost in the wash?

If I were one inch tall.... (Great to use with measurement)

If I could meet anyone in the world....

Pretend you are a raindrop. Where would you land and what would happen along the way?

If I had a brontosaurus... 

I would use a magic wand to... 

If I were invisible...

If I had 3 wishes, I would wish for

If you could be any box of cereal, which one would you be and why?

Write a conversation that a shoe might have with a sock. (circle/square)

*Your mother has just returned from a distant planet and brought you back an alien pet- describe it in detail.

*Write a letter to the principal explaining what rules you would like him to change and why.

What is the best present you ever received

If you were lost in a mall what would you do

Who can cheer you up faster than anyone?

If I were principal I would . .

 

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