Keep your students'/child's writing skills sharp with these summer journal entries. Each day has a different fun, interesting topic to write about. Each day of the summer months has a special theme and your student/child can write on various topics and be as creative as possible. Each response should be at least a paragraph and supported with details. There is a real world journal prompt for every day for the months of June, July, and August. Kids will have fun learning about the themes of each day of the summer! A total of 92 prompts!
June 17 - Today is “Eat Your Vegetables Day”. Vegetables are an important part of our diet. Create a newspaper ad explaining why vegetables are so important for us to eat. How will you convince someone who doesn’t like vegetables to eat them?
July 5 – On this day in 1971 the 26th Amendment, which gave 18 year olds the right to vote, was certified. Do you think 18 is a good age to vote? Do you think the age should be changed to make it older or younger? Why or why not?
July 10 – Today is “Don’t Step on a Bee Day”. Today is an important reminder that the fate of the bee lies in the balance. Bees are important to our world and we need to make sure we work to save them so they can pollinate and make honey. Write a newspaper article that explains how bees are important to our world and how we can work to save them.
August 17 - It is “National Archaeology Day.” An archaeologist is someone who recovers and studies the remains of previous human life and culture. If you could be an archaeologist for a day, what would you hope to find?
August 28 – In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. His dream was that all people would one day be treated equally. What is your dream? Why is it important to you?