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275 English Bell Ringers for Entire School Year: Upper Elementary Grades 4-6

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • Zip
275 pages
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Use these bell ringers for the entire school to strengthen your students reading literature, informational text, writing, speaking & listening, and language skills! This journal includes 275 journal prompts for upper elementary grades 4-6.

NOTE: This resource correlates with my Bell Ringer Journal for Upper Elementary
This is the paperless version of that resource. Simply display on the overhead projector and have students complete their prompt in a journal or binder.

This product provides teachers with an entire school year of journal prompts in an organized and focused way. This version is 100% Common Core aligned and focuses on all elements of the standards. The journal is organized by month with 25 entries per section. Students will strengthen their writing and critical thinking skills with these unique, higher level thinking bell ringers. NOTE: This bell ringer journal has completely different prompts from volume one and all of my secondary bell ringer journals.

How is this volume different than volume 1?
Great question! This volume is more focused on strengthening your students' skills whereas the other volume is designed for discussion and writing. This journal is aligned directly with the Common Core State Standards.

This resource covers:
✏ 275 unique bell ringer prompts
✏ Open-ended response questions
✏ Reading literature (prompts related to reading, writing and understanding literature)
✏ Writing (persuasive, expository, narrative, and creative writing) RESEARCH IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THESE PROMPTS.
✏ Informational text (research based, interesting facts, analyzing quotes, historical references, cross-curricular learning, etc.)
✏ Speaking & Listening (open ended response questions to spark class and group discussion-- growth mindset questions)
✏ Language (grammar, proofreading, vocabulary, literary elements, root words, etc.)
✏ Timely events based on month
✏ NO printing required
✏ Teacher directions
✏ Cover pages for each of the months
✏ Tabs to keep students organized throughout the year
✏ Zero prep. Simply print and distribute.

For the DIGITAL version of this resource, click below:
DIGITAL Upper Elementary Bell Ringer Journal
For the JOURNAL version of this resource, click below:
Bell Ringer Journal for Upper Elementary

If you liked this product, you might like my other bell ringer journals:
Bell Ringer Journal VOLUME 1
Bell Ringer Journal VOLUME 2

Please download the preview for more information. The preview provides images of the bell ringer journal pages in action.

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Total Pages
275 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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