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Ms. Kilpatrick from Kingman AZ is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth-Mindset with Creative Journaling

Help me give my students a chance to express themselves in writing/journaling, improve their writing skills, list goals to improve their lives and become caring citizens.

  • $167 goal

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My Students

Students have difficulty expressing their emotions. At times, they don't know how they feel or why they feel this way. They react without thinking about consequences of their actions. Through creative journaling, students can write down their feelings in a safe, positive way and problem solve. As a result, students may feel empowered to say what they truly mean in person to their parents, classmates and teachers.

Technology is a great resource, but students are lacking verbal communication skills.

Writing in a journal can help students improve their writing skills as well.

My Project

Students will be able to write down their goals and feelings, look back and reflect on what they wrote. This may help them improve their performance at home and school plus relationships with others.

Journaling helps students control their reactions and improve their mood by helping them prioritize problems, fears and concerns.

They can track their behaviors day-to-day so they can recognize triggers and learn ways to better control them. Journaling provides an opportunity for positive self-talk and identifying negative thoughts as well.

When students have a problem and they're stressed, keeping a journal can help them identify what’s causing that stress or anxiety. Once they’ve identified their stress, they can work on a plan to resolve their problems and reduce their stress.

Ms. Kilpatrick
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG993 - Growth Mindset Daily Practice Journal - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 7 $30.03
EE609 - My Feelings Journal • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.79 7 $26.53
GG991 - Growth Mindset Daily Practice Journal - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 6 $25.74
HH346 - What Should You Do? A Game of Consequences • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

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