Sentence Starters For Journal Writing – Part 3

Today’s blog is a continuation of my blogs from the past 2 days.

Here are some questions that your child could answer while writing in his/her journal.  Your child will be writing LOTS in first grade so practice, practice, practice is what is needed to be successful in this writing skill.

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What is something about yourself that you are proud of?
What is something that your parents say they like about you?
What famous person would you like to meet and why?
What are qualities in other people that you admire?

Explain what you like and dislike about your name.
If you could be any animal, what one would you be and why?
What is your favorite holiday?  Write the reasons for your choice.

Write about your favorite pet–one you have now or have had in the past.  What did it look like?  Why did you like it so much?  (If you have never had a pet, write about a perfect pet–one you would like to have.)

What do you like and dislike about where you live?

Write freely about the bravest thing you have ever done.

List the things you worry about.  Then write about the thing you worry about the most.

If you could be a super hero, what extraordinary powers would you give yourself?

Would you rather be a dog or a cat?

Would you like to live to be 100 years old?

If you could be a superstar in any sport when you grow up, what sport would you choose?

Who or what makes you laugh?  Explain why you think this person or thing is funny.

Imagine that you drank a magic potion and then started to grow smaller and smaller.  Finally you were no larger than a fly.  What would you do?

Imagine that all the television stations stopped broadcasting for one week.  What would you do instead of watching TV that week?

What is  your most prized possession?

What makes you special or unique?

Based on what you  now know about yourself, make five predictions about your future.

Who is a hero of yours?  Explain why this person means so much to you.

Retell a compliment that someone recently gave you.  Explain how that compliment made you feel.

If you could be someone else, who would that person be.

Invent the best dessert in the whole world.


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