- Use this bell ringer journal for the entire school to strengthen your students reading literature, informational text, writing, speaking & listening, and language skills! This journal includes 275 journal prompts for upper elementary grades 4-6.
This product provides teachers with an entire school year of journal prompts in an organized and focused way. This version is 100% Common Core aligned and focuses on all elements of the standards. The journal is organized by month with 25 entries per section. Students will strengthen their writing and critical thinking skills with these unique, higher level thinking bell ringers. NOTE: This bell ringer journal has completely different prompts from volume one and all of my secondary bell ringer journals.
How is this volume different than volume 1?
Great question! This volume is more focused on strengthening your students’ skills whereas the other volume is designed for discussion and writing. This journal is aligned directly with the Common Core State Standards.
This resource covers:
✏ 275 unique bell ringer prompts
✏ Open-ended response questions
✏ Reading literature (prompts related to reading, writing and understanding literature)
✏ Writing (persuasive, expository, narrative, and creative writing) RESEARCH IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THESE PROMPTS.
✏ Informational text (research based, interesting facts, analyzing quotes, historical references, cross-curricular learning, etc.)
✏ Speaking & Listening (open ended response questions to spark class and group discussion– growth mindset questions)
✏ Language (grammar, proofreading, vocabulary, literary elements, root words, etc.)
✏ Timely events based on month
✏ Print in black and white or color
✏ Teacher directions
✏ Cover pages for each of the months
✏ Tabs to keep students organized throughout the year
✏ Zero prep. Simply print and distribute.
NOTE: All resources are digital downloads designed to be printed and distributed by the teacher. You will not receive a physical hard copy of the product. This saves in shipping costs and allows teachers the flexibility to assign the materials when convenient for them. Enjoy!