August Writing Journal Prompts
Get students in the habit of writing daily with printable writing prompts. This August pack includes 25 prompts covering seasonal and nonseasonal topics. Includes printable journal prompt response pages and digital prompts that can be projected for discussion purposes.
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Get your students in the habit of writing regularly with writing prompts. In this August pack there are pages to use each week day of the month including extra options so you can pick and choose the options that are best for your group.
Because we know kids are at all different stages in the writing process we’ve also included both unlined and lined journal response pages.
If you already have pre-made journals use the mini prompts and glue them directly into your existing journals.
Keep your journals and see how much kids progress throughout the year.
Inside the 67-page August Journal Set you’ll find:
- Tips for and a quick overview of Writer’s Workshop
- Journal Cover Page Options (With Image to Color and With Blank Space for Child to Draw)
- Journal Pages (with lines and without lines)
- 5 Summer Theme Prompts
- 5 Back to School Theme Prompts
- 5 All About Me Theme Prompts
- 5 My Family Theme Prompts
- 5 General Prompts
- Extended Page with Lines (for advanced writers)
- Mini Prompts (to be cut and glued into notebooks)
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The digital version also includes Writing Steps and Writing Checklists in three differentiated lists. These can be displayed before and after writing to remind kids of the key details to remember when drafting and reviewing their responses.
Inside the digital version there are also blank starter slides so that you can add your own prompts, use a blank prompt page for modeled writing, or create your own versions of the the writing steps and writing checklists pages.
The topics are good. My students are able to draw a picture for the topics. I just cut apart the topic and glue it in their journals. Thank you!
Erica J. via TpT
My first year doing journals with Pre-K and I’m loving it. We are doing one a week right now to get into the groove. I hope to add more time as the school year goes on. This resource really helps me with journal ideas.
Kari J. via TpT
My students were able to use this resource easily. It was great for them to use as morning work since they didn’t need much prompting on how to use it. Great resource!!
Natasha P. via TpT
Many of our resources address a wide range of topics. This way we can help you cover many skills in an efficient way that is still fun and engaging for children. In this section we’ve listed the key skills, not necessarily all of them.
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