In these brand new journaling prompts for 6th graders, students will reflect on everything from what it means to be a good friend to what goals they hope to accomplish in the next few years. As your sixth graders explore what inspires them about their heroes and complete writing exercises like a poem about their favorite day of the year, they will become more confident in their thoughts and opinions—and most importantly, they will also enjoy an incredible opportunity to express themselves freely.
Return to top of page What follows below is a simple listing of prompts. If you'd like to make these really POP and save yourself some effort at the same timeyou may be interested in Journal Jumpstarts, Volume 1which contains prompts listed below. Write about going back to school after summer vacation.
Write a thank you note to a friend who gave you onion and garlic-flavored chewing gum. Draw an imaginary constellation.
Write a story such as ancient people might have told about it. Describe a real made-up dream or nightmare. Write about your favorite childhood toy. Write out the best or the worst day of your life. If and when I raise children, I'll never I have never been more frightened than when Persuade a friend to give up drugs.
Five years from now, I will be Write about a day you'd like to forget. Invent and describe a new food. Describe an event that changed your life forever, or make up and describe an event that would change your life forever. Describe someone who is a hero to you and explain why. Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one.
Imagine yourself in a different century and describe an average day in your life. Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why? Three goals I have set for myself are What would you do if mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?
Just like the above 20 prompts, prompts listed below have not been "dressed up" much.
To see them in their finest clothing, you may want to download Journal Jumpstarts, Volume 2. What would you do if you were locked inside your favorite department store overnight? What would you do if you woke up one morning to find yourself invisible?
What would you do if you were able to communicate with animals? What would you do if you could travel into the future?
What would you do if you could travel into the past? What would you do it all the electricity in the world just stopped? What would you do if you could travel free anyplace in the world? What would you do if the dinner served to you in a fancy restaurant came with a fly in the mashed potatoes?
Write a list of at least 50 things that make you feel good.
Describe the perfect day.SOLSC: Internal and External Writing by Stacey Shubitz. This week I am immersed in professional development at the TCRWP Writing Institute.
One of the many things Lucy Calkins eloquently discussed in yesterday’s Keynote Address was the idea of writing in order.
__ Chooses own topics. __ Cares about own writing. __ Takes ownership of own writing. __ Writes in ways that make readers care. __ Respects the needs of the audience. __ Writes with honest statements and strong feelings.
__ Shows own personality in appropriate ways. The Hard Parts by Stacey Shubitz. Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the TCRWP August Writing Institute.
The week began with Lucy Calkins delivering an inspirational keynote, “Learning from the Hard Parts” inside the Nave at Riverside. 3 meanings of TCRWP acronym and TCRWP abbreviation. Get the definition of TCRWP by All Acronyms dictionary. Top Definition: Teachers College Reading and Writing Project.
Search for acronyms, abbreviations, Teachers College Reading and Writing . The Department of Instruction, Curriculum, & Assessment supports teachers in continuous improvement of their knowledge and skills. Our goal is to support teachers in delivering rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum equitably across the district.
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