It’s time for another journal entry. Today your child will write facts about a tiger.


Jumping Jungle – Lesson 19

“I can write about tigers.”

Objective: To use inventive writing to write a story. (W.K.2)

Materials: journal, pencil, crayons

Procedures: Help your child to research tigers with non-fiction books. Take out your child’s journal Talk about various tiger facts. For a writing prompt, ask your child to write a fact about a tiger. Encourage your child to use spaces between words, punctuation at the end of the sentence and to use letter-sounds that she hears in words. Write the real words under his sentence. Then he will illustrate his story. Keep the journal in a safe place for his next story.

Conclusion: Have your child read his story to you again. Talk about the terrific illustrations and how you liked