101 Journal Prompts Bell Ringer Warm Up Activities Print and Digital

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Never wonder what your students should write about! Here are 101 writing prompts that will keep your students writing all year!

This resource includes both print and digital versions of the prompts!

What teachers are saying about my writing warm ups:

  • "This was a great addition to my workshop time! Thanks!"
  • "Great lesson starters. I love the attention to detail with all warm ups for the week having the same image and theme."
  • "Excellent writing warm-ups! Thank you!"

This resource includes:

  • 101 journal prompts -- including 21 challenge prompts
  • student directions
  • rubric
  • labels for the jar

And --

101 digital prompts that you can use for distance learning or post on your white board.

Reasons to ♥ this resource:

  • Perfect response for "what should I write about?"
  • Use all year...and for years to come!
  • 101 prompts -- great choices for your students!
  • Perfect for morning work, writing workshop, centers, fast finishers, free choice writing, and differentiation -- just pull a stick and write!
  • Prompts include a variety of writing modes: argument, opinion, narrative, description, expository, and poetry
  • Challenge prompts give students an opportunity to expand their writing and thinking skills
  • Each prompt is numbered -- making it easy for students to track what they've written about.
  • Creative open ended prompts that foster imaginative thinking!
  • Digital version makes it easy to use in your distance learning or in your classroom!

You will need to purchase wooded craft sticks (approx. 3/4" x 5 3/4"). Assembly required: cutting and gluing.

Or, you can print, cut, and allow students to glue or tape the prompt directly into their notebooks.

Be sure to check out the preview!


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Total Pages
125 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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