Guided Journaling for Beginning Readers and Writers
This resource provides practical ideas for managing journal writing time, tips for conferencing with children about their writing, publishing their work, and keeping them motivated. Also includes mini-lessons for each type of journal plus reproducible journal covers and writing pages.
Jazzing Up Journals gives you dozens of ideas for captivating children's interest in writing and suggestions for developing their writing skills.
Journal writing is effective for children at all levels of literacy development because they are encouraged to write about their own experiences. Jazzing Up Journals helps you incorporate the benefits of journal writing into every aspect of your curriculum. You will find simple directions for making a dozen unique cross-curricular journals; practical ideas for managing journal writing time; and tips for conferencing, publishing, and keeping children motivated to do their best work.
Jazzing Up Journals is a comprehensive approach to journal writing. The varied ideas in this resource will help you develop and maintain a classroom routine that emphasizes how much fun it is to write.