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Journal Entries

Students will create a Google doc where they will record their responses and share with me digitally. They will have the option to write in a notebook if they desire. Please be aware the dates are off, but the prompts will remain the same. 
Trimester 3
Mar. 12- Open written
Mar. 14- Revisit you goal from Sept. 7 and Nov. 27. Give an update on them. Write a new goal. Why this goal, and how are you going to achieve it? 
Mar. 21- Create your own holiday. How will it be celebrated? What symbols will it have?
Mar. 26- Open written
Mar. 28- What are your plans for spring break?
April 9- Open written
April 11- Discuss your spring break.
April 16- Open Written
April 19-Should we have standardized testing? Why or why not?
April 23- Open written
April 25- Do you think you would have been the kind of person to go after gold? Why or why not?
April 30- Open written
May 2- Grade Mr. Dormaier
May 7- Write a letter to Mr. Dormaier
May 9-What is your favorite season and why? 
May 16- Open written
Trimester 2
Nov. 27- Revisit your goal from Sept. 7. Give an update. Write a new SMART goal. 
Nov. 29- Open Written
Dec. 4- Open Written
Dec. 11- Open Written
Dec. 13- Write your Christmas wish list
Dec. 18- Open Written
Jan. 3- Write about your vacation and/or what are your New Year's resolutions?
Jan. 8- Open Written
Jan. 9- If you could end one world problem, what would it be? Explain.
Jan. 15- Open written
Jan. 22- Open written
Jan. 24- What are three things you are grateful for. Explain.
Jan. 29- Open written
Jan. 31- What is your verse? Based on the Dead Poet's Society clip
Feb. 5- The best month of the year is...
Feb. 12- Open Written
Feb. 19- Open Written
Feb. 21- February is Black History Month. The importance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is…
Feb. 26- Open written
Feb. 28- Do you believe that books should be banned? Why or why not?
Trimester 1
Sept. 9- Write yourself a SMART goal
Sept. 11- Open written
Sept. 13- Write about a time in your life when you struggled with a choice and made the right one.
Sept. 18- Open written
Sept. 20- What part of high school are you most excited about? Why?
Sept. 25- Open written
Sept. 27- When do you believe a person becomes an adult? Why? 
Oct. 9- Open written
Oct. 16- Open written
Oct. 18- Who is a person from history that you would most like to meet? Why? What would ask him/her?
Oct. 23- Open written
Oct. 25- The door was locked, and I couldn't find the key...
Oct. 30- Open written
Nov. 1- Make an argument on whether 8th grade students should participate in Trick or Treating
Nov. 8- What are your Thanksgiving Plans? Explain.