Use this early US Government & Civics bell ringer journal for the entire school to strengthen your students government, informational text, writing, and research skills! This journal includes 275 journal prompts for middle and high school students.
My incredible co-teacher, Alicia, and I designed this bell ringer journal specifically for early US government teachers. Alicia is a government teacher and her creativity shines in this journal. This resource provides social studies teachers with an entire school year of journal prompts in an organized and focused way. The journal is organized by month with 25 entries per section. Students will strengthen their writing and critical thinking skills with these unique, higher level thinking bell ringers.
This resource covers:
✏ 275 unique bell ringer prompts
✏ Open-ended response questions
✏ Controversial topics (both sides of the argument included): Students take a stance and support their argument.
✏ Government related vocabulary
✏ Critical thinking prompts: Students think outside the box to form opinions.
✏ Interesting facts & thought-provoking questions
✏ Famous quotes related to government
✏ Timely events based on month
✏ Print in black and white or color
✏ Teacher directions
✏ Cover pages for each of the months
✏ Tabs to keep students organized throughout the year
✏ Zero prep. Simply print and distribute.
EDITABLE version included in the zip file.
If you liked this product, you might like my other bell ringer journals:
Bell Ringer Journal VOLUME 1
Bell Ringer Journal VOLUME 2
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