Journal Prompts & Journal Topics Archive

44 Good Writing Ideas

Even in our high-tech world, writing remains an essential and fundamental skill for students to master. When teaching kids how to write, interesting and good writing ideas help to engage a child’s interest in their writing practice. Moreover, a regular writing practice — such as

Teach Writing Skills: 30 NEW Journal Prompts

30 Journal Prompts to Teach Good Writing Skills to Your Class— No matter what colleges your students go to or what types of careers they end up in, they all need to know how to write.  Particularly with the advent of technology and regular email

20 Interesting Writing Prompts for Students

For young students, it can often be challenging to verbally express their ideas, their hopes, their dreams and their struggles. They may not know who they can talk to about the things that are on their mind, and they may wonder if there are

31 Community Service Journal Prompts for Students

No matter how old your students are, now is the perfect time to encourage them to get involved in their communities.  When kids participate in community service, they become more empathetic, develop a deeper understanding of issues facing today’s world, and also gain a

Teaching Writing: 31 Journal Prompts

Teaching Writing: 31 Journal Prompts to Help Students See Why Writing is Both Important and Fun It’s hard to exaggerate the value of being able to write well—and it’s even harder to exaggerate the importance of teaching kids how to write from a young

33 Gender Equality Journaling Writing Prompts

In a world where even seemingly gender-neutral toys like building blocks and sports equipment are divided and sold in separate bold blue and soft pink versions, it’s increasingly difficult for parents and teachers to help kids learn about gender equality and the harms of

31 Journaling Prompt Ideas on Cultural Appreciation

Whether you’re teaching in a fairly homogenous community or in a school that boasts a large amount of diversity, it’s essential to teach students the value of cultural appreciation.  Culture encompasses so many areas of our lives, and kids of all ages can learn

33 Journaling Prompts about The Arts

It’s not hard to get young kids into art—but as students get older and develop more inhibitions about expressing themselves creatively, many of them stop enjoying art and the diverse opportunities it can bring. Whether you have students who are reluctant to create their

Creative Writing Prompt: 30 New Ideas for Kids

Creative Writing Prompt: 30 New Ideas for Kids Who Feel “Stuck” Journaling is a powerful activity for young students that can encourage them to open their minds to new possibilities and to become more comfortable expressing their own thoughts and opinions.  However, for many

30 Informational Writing Prompts

Informational Writing Prompts to Help Students Learn About the World Around Us A journal isn’t just a safe place for a student to reflect on his or her thoughts and feelings—it can also be a powerful tool that enables the student to learn more