BACK TO SCHOOL Color & Write Notebooking JOURNAL

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This BACK TO SCHOOL resource was designed to encourage your kiddos to start writing right away and (sh.....) KEEP THEM BUSY DURING THAT FIRST CRAZY WEEK of school!

Using this resource in your classroom will benefit your students in the following ways:

* thinking / brainstorming
* written expression
* language skills
* writing fluency
* grammar
* spelling
* punctuation

The BACK TO SCHOOL Color & Write * Interactive Journal Notebook is a great way to start out your school year. It is simply engaging and will ease your students back into the daily world of reading, writing, responding and thinking.

Any grade level or subject would benefit from using these journals. The topics are simple yet creative. Just about ANY STUDENT can be successful with answering the prompts.

Your students will LOVE responding to the prompts and coloring in the cute graphics included.

Very simply, your students will...

* read and think about the prompt
* look at the picture to help inspire writing
* respond to the prompt
* color the detailed graphic

You will LOVE this product because it comes with options for the journal, covers to choose from, teacher checklist, writing checklist for students and a teacher planning sheet.

Select the journal / notebook cover of your choice and staple it together. There is NO cutting involved, which makes it really great for those first few weeks of school. Handing the sheets out one at a time or a few a day would work as well.


Included in this 73 page BACK TO SCHOOL journal resource:

Detailed teacher information and instructions

40 total journal prompt sheets:

* 20 journal prompt sheets with WRITTEN PROMPTS
* 20 journal prompt sheets with BLANK TITLE JOURNAL PAGES

Journal prompts included:

* BLAST OFF! This year is going to be GREAT because...
* I am ready to LEARN this year. Over the Summer I...
* My favorite kind of BOOKS to READ are...
* Using good GRAMMAR is IMPORTANT because...
* HELPING others helps EVERYONE because...
* My favorite SONG and MUSIC genre is...
* One BIG thing that will be NEW in this GRADE is...
* So far, the HIGHLIGHT of my LIFE has been...
* When I earn GOOD GRADES, I feel...
* Everyone has a FAVORITE SUBJECT. Mine is...
* You'll be AMAZED that my SUPER POWER is...
* This Summer I kept my BRAIN SHARP by...
* My PLAN for staying on TRACK this year is...
* I think the EASIEST part of this YEAR will be...
* What really drives me BUGGY about SCHOOL is...
* Yea! What makes me EXCITED this year is...
* My top 3 WISHES for this SCHOOL year are...
* The BEST way I can show I am a TEAM PLAYER is...
* WINNERS are different because they...
* To do my very BEST, I PLAN to...

BACK TO SCHOOL Journal Topic Checklist for teachers

Easy planning sheet for teachers

9 Notebook / journal covers to choose from. Themes and / or embellishments included are:

* team jersey
* books
* apple
* journal and pen
* crazy pencils

5 Writing Checklists for students, these can also be used as ANCHOR CHARTS (add to notebooks or display in the classroom):

* Writing Checklist, includes instructions, black and white
* Writing Checklist, no instructions, color
* Writing Checklist, no instructions, black and white
* Writing Checklist, short version, color
* Writing Checklist, short version, black and white


Additional resources:

School Printables for the FIRST FEW WEEKS

Would You Rather for BACK TO SCHOOL

INTERACTIVE Reading Notebook & Book Report BUNDLE

Thinking Questions to Use with ANY BOOK

Close Reading Kit

Reading is THINKING!

Metacognition MEGA Bundle

Reading Partners Kit: Brain Buddies

Comprehension: Determining Importance

Cause & Effect TWITTER Game


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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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BACK TO SCHOOL Color & Write Notebooking JOURNAL
BACK TO SCHOOL Color & Write Notebooking JOURNAL
BACK TO SCHOOL Color & Write Notebooking JOURNAL
BACK TO SCHOOL Color & Write Notebooking JOURNAL