Free Math Journals Template - Sample Journal Prompts and Editable Blank Template
- Easel Activity
Math journal sample prompts and blank, editable math journal template aligned to the CCSS for elementary students to show and explain their mathematical thinking. The sample prompts are open ended and could be used with multiples grade levels to assess students' understanding of addition with regrouping, arrays and skip counting, and mentally subtraction tens. Want to make your own prompt? The blank, editable templates make it easy to type in any question you want to assess or just print it out and handwrite the prompt. Math journals are great for formative assessments, math talks, or math centers. Each page has space for students to draw pictures to show their work and explain their mathematical thinking.
What's Included: 4 sample math journal prompts and blank, editable templates.
•P.4-5 Blank templates with editable boxes or you can print it out and write in the space. To type, just click on the blue boxes. Feel free to edit the font and text size by highlighting the text and hitting “ctrl + e.”
•P.6-9 Journal Prompts – these are sample journal prompts from my 1st, 2nd, and 4th grade journal products. The standards are listed at the top but they can be adapted for different grades. For example, the array prompt could be use 1st-4th. Younger students may count them all or make groups of 10 while older students might write multiplication sentences to solve.
•P. 10- Rubric – this is a generic rubric so you can use it with any prompt.
Digital Option: This is a PDF and is available as a TpT Easel Activity. Students can use the pen and shape tools to show their work. They can then use the text boxes provided to explain their thinking.
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