Composition in Journals

Carlos Fuentes’s The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait and Jaspre Bark’s Journal of Inventions: Leondardo da Vince serve as models for an assignment that asks class members to create a personal journal they will use throughout the year to compose and create. A materials list, illustrative examples, and complete directions for how to format the journal are included.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Can be used in any subject area for sketches and reflections
  • Creates connections between subject areas
  • Assessment suggestions included
Cons

  • None
Common Core