Organizing Writing Prompts in a Journal Jar

Writing and Literacy Kindergarten Lesson Plan
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We love this idea we found at Teaching with TLC, a blog created by former elementary educator, Tamara Chilver. It's a great way to introduce your kiddos to creative writing and get them excited about the writing process. Simply fill an empty Ball jar {canning jar} with slips of paper containing various fun, kid-friendly questions and writing prompts, selecting one at the beginning of each week {or the time interval of your choice} for your kinders to work on in their writing journals throughout the week.

The best part - Tamara links to a great site where you can find 20 pages of printable prompts. Simply download the pages, print them onto card stock, cut the prompts apart, and place them in a jar. {The site even provides jar labels!} You might also consider creating your own, including prompts that go with specific themes and/or learning concepts.

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