These adorable journaling prompts are sure to get kids motivated to write! This journaling packet is perfect for students are just beginning the writing journey and for students who are more advanced writers.
This 97 page packet includes journaling pages with handwriting paper for the beginning writers and lined paper for students who are more skilled in proper letter formation and spacing. Each journaling page also includes matching writing pages for students who are ready to write longer stories.
There are a total of 22 journaling prompts for the month of May. Also included in this packet is 1 blank journal pages for students/teacher to decide on topics.
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These journaling prompts can be used to meet the following Common Core Standards:
RL.K.1./1.1With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RL.K.3.With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
RL.1.3.Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
RI.K.1./1.1With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
W.K.1.Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
SL.K.2.Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
SL.K.4.Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
SL.1.4.Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
SL.K.5.Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
SL.1.5.Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
SL.1.6.Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.
L.K.1.Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Print many upper- and lowercase letters. Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs. Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes). Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how). Use the most frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with). Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
L.1.1.Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Print all upper- and lowercase letters. Use common, proper, and possessive nouns. Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop). Use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything). Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home). Use frequently occurring adjectives. Use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because). Use determiners (e.g., articles, demonstratives). Use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward). Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.
L.K.2.Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I. Recognize and name end punctuation. Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds(phonemes). Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
L.1.2.Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Capitalize dates and names of people. Use end punctuation for sentences. Use commas in dates and to separate single words in a series. Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words. Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions
L.K.6.Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
L.1.6.Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).
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