Celebrate each day of October with engaging daily journal prompts. Spread across 103 pages you will find 24 prompts.
This unit includes journaling pages in portrait and landscape.
24 prompts with a daily theme!
Compliments my October Close Reading unit.
for November Close Reading Passages.
for Common Core Aligned October Reading.
for Common Core Aligned October Main Idea Task Cards.
for Common Core Aligned Fun
Henry Ford Oct. 1st
Peanuts Comics Debut Oct. 2nd
David Shannon Oct. 5th
McDonalds Oct. 5th
Thomas Edison Oct. 6th
National Pet Peeve (Spiders) Week 2nd Week of Oct.
Farmers' Day Oct. 12th
Columbus Day Oct. 14th
Star Spangled Banner Oct. 19th
Red Cross Organized Oct. 26th
Steven Kellogg Oct. 26th
National Chocolate Day Oct. 28th
Halloween Safety Oct. 31st
Make-Believe Haunted House
National Popcorn Month
National Pizza Month
National Fire Safety Month
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For those implementing Standards Based/Referenced Grading I included a Common Core Scope and Sequence. This way you can find exactly what you need in a jiffy if you are using for assessment or grades.
Also included are two journal covers (landscape & portrait)
Aligned to 2nd & 3rd Grade Standards.
W.2.1 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.
W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
W.2.3 Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
W.2.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
W.3.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
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"Helping your children become text-dependent!"
Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading
: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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