Whole Class Writing Journals {Starter Pack - 15 covers}

Grade Levels
1st - 6th
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21 pages
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The summer of 2012 I wrote up a blog post about using Whole Class Writing Journals in my classroom. I added a picture of my plain covers on my colored spiral notebooks laying on my carpet, and it took off - bringing over 143,000 people to the blog to read that one post. Back then those plain pieces of paper worked on my journals, but nowadays I want to use clip art to make them more engaging for my students, while still maintaining a "low ink solution".

15 covers are included in this product, in addition to an idea of the directions I give my students for writing and reading in the journals. All you will have to do is print and glue these covers onto the front of a notebook of your choice. You could laminate them first before attaching, it might make it more durable - though regular glue lasted the entire year. You can also print them 2 per page to maximize your paper and ink.

Topics Include:
Pg. 6 – Future Job
Pg. 7 – Favorite Pets
Pg. 8 – Favorite Food
Pg. 9 – Favorite Music
Pg. 10 – Save the Earth
Pg. 11 – Summer Activity
Pg. 12 – Winter Activity
Pg. 13 – Spring Activity
Pg. 14 – Fall Activity
Pg. 15 – Travel Adventure
Pg. 16 – Favorite Sport
Pg. 17 – Space Adventure
Pg. 18 – Super Hero Talent
Pg. 19 – Save the Princess
Pg. 20 – Magical Tree Adventure

Thank you to MelonHeadz Illustrating for her adorable clip art.

Please check out the preview to see everything that is included.

In my store, I also have a "Set 2" of my Whole Class Writing Journals that contains 25 different covers.

If you are just looking for Math Covers - I have 6 available as well in a separate product (also included in Set 2).

If you would like to purchase a bundle of both Set 1 and Set 2, the bundle is now available in my store. The bundle will save you 20% off the cost of both items.

Please visit my blog to see how I use these in my own classroom.

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21 pages
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