Friday, January 13, 2012

What Teachers Say about Daily Journal Writing

A teacher friend sent me a great article from
It starts:
One of the best things about daily journal writing is that it can take so many forms. Teachers can use journal writing to meet specific goals, or the purpose can be wide open. . . . Some teachers use journals as the one "uncorrected" form of writing that students produce.
To read more and learn about WRITING MOTIVATORS THAT WORK FROM TEACHERS WHO USE THEM, click on the link below or just google "Journal Writing Every Day."
Also, check out my previous posting for even more journal writing ideas!


  1. I have been thinking about it lately and wasn't sure if it fits second graders, is second grade too early for that?

    1. Thanks for your comments! Regarding journal writing....I've been in many classroom where kindergartner teachers start journals the first week of school! See the previous posting to this and download a 2 page piece on how to get started!