Tape the following directions onto a journal for students to take home each day.
Students reflect on something that they did well that day that made him/her a superstar. Ex. I helped a friend with her math work. I got an A on my spelling test, ...
Add any additional notes that you want about the day as well.
Parents should sit with their student each night and read through the journal. Parents should respond with a comment about how proud they are, or knew how their son/daughter could do it.
Kids love looking back through their journals each day at comments from their teachers and parents. Parents enjoy the positive note each day as well.