Category: Journal Topics

Perfect Paragraph Your Philosophy of Life

Directions: Write a paragraph with 6-8 sentences that explains which life philosophy best describes yours? Give examples of how you live your life in this way. Life is great. Life is unfair. Life is what you make it. You may...


Perfect Paragraph Hard Work

Directions: Write a paragraph with 6-8 sentences using these quotes. Which one do you most agree with? Why? Cite at least one of the quotes in your answer. “They say hard work never hurt anybody, but I figure why take...


Perfect Paragraph Happiness

Directions: Write a paragraph with 6-8 sentences stating whether you agree or disagree with the quotes. Cite at least one of the quotes in your answer.  “Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends...


Perfect Paragraph Intellectual Curiosity

Directions: Write a paragraph with 6-8 sentences stating how you could apply these ideas to your life. Cite at least one of the quotes in your answer. “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.” – Bernard Mannes Baruch ...


Perfect Paragraph Perseverance

Directions: Write a paragraph with 6-8 sentences stating how you could apply one or two of these ideas to your life. Cite at least one of the quotes in your answer.  “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever...



Perfect Paragraph Friendship

Directions: Write a paragraph with 6-8 sentences stating how you could apply one or two of these ideas to your life. Cite at least one of the quotes in your answer. “What is a friend? A single soul in two...


10 Journal Topics

What do you think of people who use profanity in public? Is it better to give or to receive? What if your house caught fire? What would you take with you? Put these in order of priority: your pet, your...


New Year’s Day Writing Lesson Plans

New Year’s Resolutions Interview Interview a partner about his or her resolutions for the New Year. When you are done, write a paragraph about your partner’s goals. Include the following: your partner’s name, New Year’s resolutions and what they need...