Item Number: JNR-JOURNAL
Technology Integration: Language Arts
Technology Skill: Word Processing
Program: Microsoft Office, Word, Google, Google Docs, Office Online, Word Online
Includes: Journaling Ideas, Journaling Activities, 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
STEM Integration Lessons: language arts with word processing technology skills
Assignment 1: Journal Writing
Read about journaling. Examine journals to ignite writing ideas.
Assignment 2: Be a Detective
Investigate the program window. Identify the function of common word processing tools.
Assignment 3: Create a Front Cover - Step 1
Begin a title page for the journal. Apply text formatting techniques to attract interest.
Assignment 4: Create a Front Cover - Step 2
Illustrate the journal title page. Explore simple picture formatting techniques.
Assignment 5: Yesterday Journal Entry
Write a journal entry about a recent event. Decorate using clip art and adjust the text wrapping.
Assignment 6: Things I Like Journal Entry
Write a journal entry about three favorite things using a bulleted list. Set the line spacing.
Assignment 7: Make a Wish Journal Entry
Write a journal entry listing three wishes using a numbered list. Apply a border to pictures.
Assignment 8: Complete the Journal
Proofread the journal using a checklist. Revise the spelling, content, and design of entries.
Assignment 9: Share the Journal
Prepare the journal for publication. Insert page numbers and then print the journal as a booklet.
Assignment 10: Print the Journal
Invite readers to respond to the journal by recording their reaction to a favorite entry.
Journaling Activities and Writing Ideas
- About the Keyboard: Introduce the function and location of keys.
- Journal Writing Ideas: Journal starter ideas inspire new entries.
Use TechnoJournal with unlimited users at your site. A site is a physical location such as classroom, school, learning center, daycare, library, or home. If you teach at multiple sites, you will need to purchase one set for each location. Curriculum ships on a USB drive. Transfer the files to all devices at your site. View the PDF teacher guides and workbooks digitally or print as many as you need. Files CANNOT be posted in public domain.