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Monthly NO PREP Journal Prompts for Beginning Writers (The Bundle)

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Writing is a skill that requires daily practice! These simple journal prompts are designed to help BEGINNING and/or STRUGGLING writers build confidence, practice articulating thoughts, work on fine motor skills and proper letter formation.

This Monthly BUNDLE of NO PREP Journal Prompts includes the following packets














***I Can...Poster included in the Bundle***

This Monthly BUNDLE of NO PREP Journal Prompts includes the following for EACH month:

FIVE versions of the journal prompts

* 21 journal prompts with a starter phrase

*21 of the same journal prompts without the starter phrase for more advanced writers.

*2nd Grade version with dashed lines

*Smaller dashed lines

*No dashes- just lines

*Journal Cover

* Sight Word List - Simple sight words to help with spelling.

*Additional paper for students who want to write more.

*Table of Contents with all Nobember Journal Prompts

Included on each journal prompt:

*I Can Statements with text and visual support to remind students to:

-use capitals

-use finger spacing between words

-sound out and spell words

-use periods

-draw pictures to support their text

*Illustrated word bank to help spell words they might use in their writing.

*Place to draw a picture to support the writing.

***Each of the above starter prompts also come WITHOUT starter sentences for more advanced writers.

Writing Prompts included for JANUARY:

*January Journal Cover

*My favorite pet

*In January

*In winter

*When it snows

*A snowman

*When it is cold

*For breakfast

*For lunch

*In the morning

*At night

*I like to wear

*When I grow up

*My favorite shoes

*During recess


*My favorite toy

*My favorite fruit

*In my backpack

*A police office

*My favorite winter animal

*During art

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for FEBRUARY:

*February Journal Cover

*A Valentine…

*On Valentine's Day…

*On Groundhog Day…

*Abraham Lincoln…



*Today I feel…

*An astronaut…

*At the park…

*My five senses…


*During math…

*Polly (put the kettle on)…

*Goldilocks (and the three bears)…

*Jack and Jill…

*On the playground…

*On my birthday…

*Humpty Dumpty…

*In the story (the three little pigs)…

*In the desert…

*Every day…

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for MARCH:

*March Journal Cover

*When it rains

*St. Patrick's Day

*The weather

*I like to read

*My favorite insect

*When I fly a kite

*Today I feel

*A rainbow

*A baby bird

*My favorite sweet

*On my sundae

*A frog

*Frogs like

*When I see the doctor

*I like (different dogs)

*Cats like to

*In my smoothie

*At bedtime

*My Dad and I

*My Mom and I

*In the forest

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for APRIL:

*April Journal Cover

*In Spring

*Walking in the rain


*A vegetable garden

*Plants need

*My favorite baby animal

*In a pond

*In the rainforest

*On Easter

*For a picnic

*When I exercise

*A butterfly


*At the pet shop

*A peanut butter and jelly sandwich

*For Earth Day

*With play dough

*At the circus

*On my pizza

*At the zoo

*A puppet show

**Extended Writing Page

Writing Prompts included for MAY:

*May Journal Cover

*My favorite weather is

*I like to collect

*At the aquarium

*On Mother's Day

*Today I feel

*My favorite spot in my house

*On Cinco De Mayo

*When I eat ice cream

*When I wash my hands

*I wish I could ride

*When I go camping

*I got hurt

*A flower needs

*Flowers have

*An ant

* A bee

*I like to play (sports)

*I would like to visit

*My favorite fruit

*I would like to learn to play (instrument)

*I like spring because

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for JUNE:

*June Journal Cover

*At the beach

*In the pool

*When it is hot

*When we barbecue


*At the carnival


*The itsy bitsy spider

*My favorite books are about

*On Father’s Day

*I wish I could get a (pet)

*I wear (in summer)

*A ladybug

*With a (shape) I can make a

*When I am outside

*In my fruit salad

*For art

*This summer

*I am (emotion) today because

*If I caught a (bug)

*When I am at the park

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for JULY:

*July Journal Cover

*When I make a smote

*When I eat a hot dog

*On my hamburger

*My favorite barbecue food

*On the 4th of July

*At sea

*When I build a sandcastle

*When I go fishing

*At the tide pools

*At a pool party

*I miss school because

*In my picnic basket

*I can make bubbles with

*Next year I want to

*I like (type of cold treat) the best because

*In the shade

*In my summer garden

*I like to catch (bugs)

*I wish my family could

*If I were an animal, I would be

*I like to visit

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for AUGUST

*August Journal Cover

*If I went on a Safari trip

*I like to keep cool

*It makes me (feeling) when

*I feel ______ about gong back to school

*I am really good at ______

*Under the sea

*My favorite color is ________

*I like the (place) best because

*_____ are better than ______ because (pets)

*This was the best summer because

*My favorite part about back to school

*This year I am going to work hard at

*A good friend

*If I had a fish

*It would be fun to

*A _______ would make a good school pet because

*If I could invent a new toothpaste

*When you go camping

*Mary had (retellng)

*When I ride in the car

*In my backpack

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for SEPTEMBER

*September Journal Cover

*My favorite apple snack

*The life cycle of an apple

*Johnny Appleseed

*After school I

*In the fall

*At home I have to

*I live with

*A squirrel

*An owl

*I would be fun to be a (type of career)

*Today the weather is

*I don't like (type of weather) because

*It is not nice to (poor choices in behavior)

*If I could have a class job

*If I could only bring two things on a trip

*I feel (____) today because

*My favorite dairy food

*If I could invent a new cereal

*If I had a parrot

*The best day of the school week is (_____) because

*My favorite holiday is (_____) because

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for OCTOBER

*October Journal Cover

*A firefighter

*If there is a fire (fire safety)

*A bat has (parts of the bat's body)

*A baby bat

*A spider can

*A spider has (parts of a spider's body)

*The life cycle of a pumpkin

*My favorite pumpkin treat

*My favorite fall animal

*My Jack-o-Lantern

*On Halloween, I want to

*My favorite candy

*In the fall I like to

*In the fall I wear

*Christopher Columbus

*If I were an explorer

*On Saturday morning

*My favorite reptile is a _____ because

*I feel ______ today because

*A (community worker) helps us by

*On the farm

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for NOVEMBER

*November Journal Cover

*For Thanksgiving dinner

*On Thanksgiving Day

*I am thankful for

*A turkey has

*My favorite way to eat turkey

*Some Native Americans

*Native Americans ate


*Pilgrim children

*On Veteran's Day

*You can make a pumpkin pie

*My favorite type of pie

*For lunch today

*My favorite food for dinner

*Today I feel (____) because

*The best toy I ever had

*I don't like it when

*(____) is an American symbol

*When I can't sleep

*Under my bed

*On the farm

**Extended writing page

Writing Prompts included for DECEMBER

*December Journal Cover

*When I wrap a gift

*We decorate

*I like to bake

*For Christmas


*My family

*It would be funny if

*I wrote a letter

*I want to give a gift

*I like December because

*Today the weather

*My gingerbread house

*If I had a pet reindeer

*If I were an elf

*At a restaurant

*My favorite subject

*A detective

*If I could ride

*My favorite dinosaur

*A scientist

*Our community

**Extended writing page

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