Item Number: JNR-JOURNAL
Technology Integration: Language Arts
Technology Skill: Word Processing
Program: Google, Google Docs, Microsoft Office, Office 365 Online, Word, Word Online
Journaling Ideas, Word Processing Lessons for Google Docs or Word: TechnoJournal Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities
Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoJournal Parent Letter, TechnoJournal Certificate, Journal Skill Summary, Journal Checklist, Journal Marking Sheet
Sample Journals: Personal Journal, Pioneer Journal, Field Trip Journal
Journaling Resources: Keyboarding Activities, Sentence Starters, Journal Writing Ideas
Assignment 1: Journal Writing
Introduction to journaling. Review sample journals to gain ideas.
Assignment 2: Be a Detective
Investigate word processing tools.
Assignment 3: Create a Front Cover - Step 1
Learn basic text formatting to create a title page for the journal.
Assignment 4: Create a Front Cover - Step 2
Illustrate the journal title page. Learn simple picture formatting.
Assignment 5: Yesterday Journal Entry
Write a journal entry about a recent event. Illustrate entry.
Assignment 6: Things I Like Journal Entry
Write a journal entry listing favorite things. Make a bulleted list and set line spacing.
Assignment 7: Make a Wish Journal Entry
Write a journal entry listing three wishes. Make a numbered list.
Assignment 8: Complete the Journal
Proofread journal. Make revisions with the help of a checklist.
Assignment 9: Share the Journal
Share the publication with the teacher, parent, or a friend.
Assignment 10: Print the Journal
Insert page numbers and print the journal as a booklet.
Journaling Ideas and Writing Activities
- About the Keyboard: Introduce the function and location of keys.
- Journal Writing Ideas: Journal starter ideas inspire new entries.