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55 resources with the keyterm journals

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Memory Book

For Teachers K - 1st
Young writers create memory books. They think of important events in their lives from the past year. Then they draw pictures that depict these events, and dictate captions to an adult who writes them down in their books for them. These...
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Diary

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Keeping a journal can be one of the most enjoyable writing tasks that children engage in. They get to write about what they want to write about - not what the teacher tells them to write about! Here, young writers pretend they are a...
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Nature Journaling

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Writers participate in a unique form of environmental writing and deepen their connections to nature through journaling. They generate new ideas and thoughts that they can use for continued nature journaling and explore a variety of...
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Unlikely Diary keepers Using Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Put your class in the shoes of someone - or something - else with this activity, which encourages writers to keep a diary from the perspective of a living creature or an abstraction. Use Doreen Cronin's Diary of a Worm and the Six Trait...
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Geo-Journaling with CNN

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students organize daily news with this journaling activity.
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Reading Meet Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Thinking about introducing your middle schoolers to reading log journals? Try the approach suggested by this resource. After reading to the class an article or portion of a novel, demonstrate a Think Aloud and then model how to transform...
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Angry Feelings (Responsible Personal Conduct)

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars review proper classroom behavior and anger management techniques.
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Journal Writing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students creatively utilize a word processor in order to do daily journal writing. They explore with using simple, compound, and complex sentences in order to present ideas with clarity and precision. They gain computer skills while...
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Writing Learning Logs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars read a book about Abraham Lincoln. Using a log, they write factual information from the book. As a class, they discuss what they believe childhood was like in the middle to late 1800s. They fill out a KWL chart before...
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Logs, Charts, and Journals: What's On Your Plate?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Have your writers identify and use words that appeal to the senses. They create a chart of sensory words and record some of their favorites, then write a journal entry in which they describe eating at a restaurant using sensory details....
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Metal Magic Journals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Create beautiful Metal Magic Journals with this lesson plan. They are great for keepsakes and gifts! It is also a fun way to learn about wax and metal.
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Gold Fever

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read the story Gold Fever about the Gold Rush and write journal entries as if they were miners. In this Gold Rush lesson plan, students also pull out rocks from a back, and if they pick a gold one, they have struck it rich!
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Freedom of the Press: The Trial of Peter Zenger

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss freedom of the press. In this trial of Peter Zenger lesson plan, 5th graders research primary documents for information on how his trial help establish our constitutional right.  Students perform a mock trial for...
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Lions and Tigers and Bears - Oh My!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Research animals and develop a non-fiction presentation. Students will complete research on a particular animal and determine the animal's characteristics as well as habitat before choosing a differentiated project to present using the...
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May Writing Ideas

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students explore and discover a variety of ways to help make writing more interesting and creative.
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Artist's Sketchbooks/Explorer's Jounals

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students create and design original sketchbooks and journals. Students explore a variety of words and images in their creations. Students record observations, experiences, events and places to document a journey on the spot when they occur.
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Using Dialogue Journals in Support of Science Instruction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students build a dialog journal within their science class. They develop written responses to questions asked by the teacher in a journal notebook. Teachers have the responsibility to read and respond to student responses.
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Analyzing the Lewis and Clark Journals

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners examine and interpret Corps of Discovery journal entries as primary documents/sources providing insight into the Lewis and Clark expedition's journey. They present information they have documented on included activity sheet in...
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Lewis and clark...and Jodie, Freddi, and Samantha

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students practice descriptive language when one student describes an object to another student who cannot see it. They guess what the object is and relate the experience to that of the Lewis and Clark expeditionary journals.
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TOTAL LITERATURE SERIES

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders listen and react to the book Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry. They write in their journals every day approximately one page or more as a reflection on the reading.
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The Author's Chair

For Teachers Pre-K
Students read Pumpkin Pumpkin. In this language arts lesson, students read the story and tell one fact about pumpkins. Students illustrate their pumpkin facts and share with the class.
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Catherine, Called Birdy: September, October, and November

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars create questions pertaining to Catherine, Called Birdy.  In this Catherine, Called Birdy lesson, students predict the type of book from the cover and discuss the style.  Young scholars relate their questions about God to...
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A Pocket For Corduroy by Don Freeman

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read the book A Pocket For Corduroy and make predictions, make a paper bag teddy bear, write in their journals, and more. For this reading lesson plan, students also make a list of rules to follow for reading and demonstrate...
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Basic Government for Primary Students

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in a T chart to answer if they would like to run for office or not and then write a journal entry about if they would or not. In this government lesson plan, 1st graders learn new government vocabulary by...