Back To School Writing | Journal Prompts | Cut and Paste

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✍ Do you want a fun and engaging activity to get your students writing on a daily basis? The back to school writing prompts are a great way to get your students writing. The writing prompts include questions to support students with their writing and are aligned with the common core.

✅ There are 25 writing prompts that focus on developing:

  • informative,
  • narrative, and
  • opinion writing skills.

Included in the Cut-And-Paste Journal Prompts Package:

  • 25 journal prompts
  • cover in color and black/white
  • journal writing templates

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❤️ Use this writing activity with your Grade 1, Grade 2 and Grade 3 students:

  • as part of your regular language arts program,
  • as a bell ringer activity,
  • for homework practice,
  • as an activity for early finishers, or
  • in a literacy center.


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☀️☀️ How To Use Journal Prompts ☀️☀️

1. Cut out the journal prompts.

2. Provide students with the same journal prompt or offer students choice in the prompt they use. Each prompt contains two or three questions that provide students direction with their writing.

3. Students paste the writing prompt into their journal.

4. Students write about the topic of the journal prompts using the questions to get ideas for their writing.


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What Customers Are Saying About Writing Prompts:

❤️ "Great way to get class going in the morning/beginning of class." - Anthony V.

❤️ "I used these prompts in a journal to get the kids used to writing. We use one everyday. They have been improving in writing and also behavior because they are learning to do it on their own with confidence." - Alexix M.

❤️ "My students REALLY enjoy this. Especially when I let them pick & choose their prompts!" - Ashley H.

❤️ "These are great and I love that it has so many options, we never get through them all which is nice because not every student has to all do the same. It makes reading those journals even more exciting :)” - Jessica K.

❤️ "These are perfect for my writing center and my class LOVES them and enjoy writing everyday.” - Missy D.

❤️ "Highly engaging. Loved the fact that I did not need to think up a journal writing prompt every day!" - Kathryn R.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.


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