We have added pages with writing prompts if you don’t want to use the blank journal pages.
Use this packet as a quick write warm up for your Kindergarten writing.
Writing in Kindergarten is so important. “Emergent literacy research has shown us that children are not ruined by being allowed to write before they can read. Rather, they learn many important concepts and develop the confidence that they can write” (Cunningham, 1995, p. 25).
We have created these Kindergarten Writing booklets to compliment Morning Message, Daily News, Shared/Guided Writing, Writer’s Workshop or any other writing experience you provide for your students in your classroom.
These booklets will allow the children to write quickly and independently every day.
May, month 9: After 8 months of guided writing, your students should be able to write completely independently.
There are no questions for guidance. You may give them a topic each day or let them write about whatever they want to write about on the blank pages of these journal pages.
• Week 1 – Journal pages
• Week 2 – Journal pages
• Week 3 - Journal pages
• Week 4 – Journal pages
Possible topics for this month:
• My favorite part of Kindergarten
• A new friend I met this year.
• What I think 1st grade will be like.
• Some important things for next year’s kindergarteners to know.
• Something I want to tell my teacher.
• Things I learned this year.
• Next year I will miss…
• This summer I am going to…
Other months available:
– objective is name writing- Students write name and see that names are words made up of letters that are always written in the same order – students practice writing names.
- objective is to be able to read and write numbers and number words– Students practice writing numbers 1-10, number words, and count Halloween objects.
– objective is to be able to write all upper and lowercase letters so students can put them together to write words– practice with writing all capital and lowercase letters and write initial sounds of some Thanksgiving objects.
- objective is to think of words that complete a thought and write them– Students read some simple sight words and complete a phrase by writing a word and then drawing a picture.
- objective is for the students to choose words that make sense in a simple sentence - Students write the words to complete the sight word sentence.
- objective is for the students to choose words that make sense and write them to respond to a simple writing prompt. Handwriting lines are included this month. Students illustrate their sentences. They form questions and use descriptive words. Valentine’s Day prompts are included.
– objective is to write sentences – Each day students write a sentence to answer a question about a weekly topic.
– objective is to write a story – Students create a “book” each week and illustrate it.
– objective is independent writing. Students write in their daily journals. They write about anything they want.
To see other months click Monthly K Writing
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