Journal Teacher Resources
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How to Start a Poetry Journal
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewPractice makes proficient! Using a journal of their choice, authors organize pages, then begin their writing journey of on-going writing practice in which they compose all poetic forms including diamante, limerick, free verse, and more!
Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal
7th - 12th
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
Study History through Journal Keeping
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Journal writing can be a fun way to bring history to life. Upper graders read a series of journals from the time of the westward expansion, specifically the pioneer journey along the Oregon Trail. They compose an ongoing journal from the...
The Martian Chronicles: Double-Entry Journals
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach learners to reflect on their reading with a lesson about double-entry journals. As they read Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, class members note interesting passages from the text on the left side of their page, and jot down...
The Sign of the Beaver Student Response Journal
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Discuss the themes and events of Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver with a collection of journal topics. Each chapter contains two or three questions for kids to consider and write about, for a total of 24 questions.