Customizable, Year-Long Digital Writing Journal - Distance Learning

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
Formats Included
  • Google Drive™ folder
Share this resource
Made for Google Drive™
This resource can be used by students on Google Drive or Google Classroom. To access this resource, you’ll need to allow TpT to add it to your Google Drive. See our FAQ and Privacy Policy for more information.


Choice is important for students and there are plenty of choices here! This Google Slides digital journal has 16 different cover styles to choose from. Each Journal Style has a cover with a coordinating Table of Contents and 50 different designs for writing entries. This resource also includes a Google Slide deck with 2 embedded instructional videos showing students how to navigate, use and customize their journals. Customizing the journals helps students feel ownership and excitement about writing!

Click here for a video preview of this product! Preview of Digital Writing Journal

Here's what's included:

1. 6 Spiral Notebook Style Covers

2. 7 Composition Notebook Style Covers

3. 3 Let's Write Journal Covers with clip art (these are great when new students move in and you want them to get started writing without decorating first!)

4. 2 Instructional Videos that demonstrate the tech skills students will need (Preview the videos on YouTube. Student Demonstration Video and Customize the Digital Writing Journal Video)

5. Each Journal includes a Student Tech Tips sheet, a Table of Contents and 50 different designs for writing entry pages.

There is no prep with this resource. Just choose the Journal Style(s) you want, send them to students through your district LMS, show the videos if desired, and students are ready to write!

This is an infinite journal - students can add as many pages as they want to!

This Reader's and Writer's Interest survey makes a great companion to the Digital Writing Journal!

Teachers like you are saying....

"My students love using their digital notebook for their published pieces. At the end of the year, I was able to print their portfolio of writing wo they could have a lasting memory in their hand!"

Tracy P.


Let's Connect! For a blog post about how I use these in my classroom, check out Ms. Cotton's Corner. Follow me to get more resources and insights to grow your teaching.

And the instructional videos embedded in this resource can be viewed for free on my You Tube Channel! Be sure to subscribe so that you find out about all of my instructional videos!


Thank you for leaving feedback. I read every comment and they help me design with my students, and yours, in mind!

Happy teaching!


Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Year
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up