Journal writing helps students free-write and put their thoughts on paper without any distractions. Here are some great topics you could have your students write about:

What would happen if there were no television? Why would this be good? bad?

Write about a day in your life as if you were one inch tall.

Which character from a book would you like to meet and why?

Draw an imaginary constellation. Write a story such as ancient people may have wrote about it.

Imagine yourself in a different century and describe an average day in your life.

Were you ever locked in or out of somewhere? What did you do?

What character from a book would you most like to meet and why?

If I could create a new creature…