Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities
Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities
Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities
Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities
Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities
Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities

Social Emotional Writing Prompts & Journal Activities

Sale price$12.00

Looking for engaging writing prompts on important social-emotional learning topics? This print and go SEL resource includes 100+ printable & digital writing journal prompts on 50 important topics to support your writing instruction in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade!

Create a simple, easy-to-prep writing center in your classroom with the perfect writing materials to support your student's social and emotional development!


  1. PDF or PPT - Just open the PDF or PPT file and print!
  2. GOOGLE SLIDES / GOOGLE DRAWINGS - Assign each writing prompt in Google Slides, which includes an interactive writing checklist.
  3. SEESAW - Add an activity to Seesaw with the included images!

These are great for independent writing time, creative and story journal writing, writer's workshop, writing centers, small group instruction, homework, and morning work. All 100+ writing worksheets cover a variety of SEL topics.

They build writing fluency through repeated writing frequently when used throughout the year. The large variety of engaging topics will keep your students interested and excited about writing!

These printable writing activities include 3 variations for each topic. These are great for differentiation during your writing block!

  1. interlines with a sentence starter that needs to be traced.
  2. regular lines with a topic/title given.
  3. a blank page is included for drawing and writing with a title.

Picture-Word List

Students are given a picture-word list on each writing mat with related clip art to match the writing prompt and topic. There is a space to draw a picture and the word list provides support for spelling.

Writing Checklist

There is a writing checklist at the bottom of each sheet to help students remember what they need to include in their writing passage. They can review the items before writing, refer to them during, and color in the check marks after to show they have used the writing conventions. The digital version of this for Google Slides includes moveable checklist objects that kids can use to interact with the list after their writing is complete.

See the DETAILED PREVIEW for a look at the 50 SEL topics included, as well as a breakdown of what an SEL Writing Mat looks like and how it can be used.

6 ways to use Writing Mats in your classroom or school counseling sessions!

  1. Print Writing Mats on card stock, laminate, and use whiteboard markers in your literacy center!
  2. Print Writing Mats and include them in your writing center for many choices!
  3. Copy Writing Mats back to back with the cover page to create a writing journal!
  4. Copy and put it into a folder. Use for morning work or fast finishers!
  5. Use with Seesaw by uploading the image files included in this resource and assigning them to your class (instructions provided).
  6. Use with your class in Google Classroom (instructions provided).

Upon purchase, you will be able to instantly download a ZIP file that includes a printable PDF, PPT files, details for using with Google, and images/instructions on how to use in Seesaw.

⭐️Want seasonal, monthly themed Writing Mats? Writing Mats are also available in a SEASONAL YEARLY BUNDLE for a DISCOUNT that includes Writing Conventions Checklists posters as a BONUS! Check it out HERE.⭐️

**Note: This bundle does not include the SEL Writing Mats. Only ten of the writing prompts from this larger bundle are included in the SEL Writing Mats with 100+ prompts.**

♥♥The mind+heart Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for K-2 is an SEL curriculum for the whole year and is available for a SPECIAL DISCOUNT. Get your entire year’s worth of lessons (40 included) and activities to help young children to develop emotional literacy, self-control, and social competence TODAY! ♥♥

Related Products that work great with this resource!
Kindness Classroom Challenge Pack with Calendars
Back to School SEL Resource


Stay connected with Proud to be Primary

♥Click HERE to follow our store and receive notifications of new product releases, sales, and freebies.

Join our email list and get weekly teacher tip emails and access to our FREE resource library.

♥Visit our website at Proud to be Primary for tons of engaging ideas for teaching kids in the classroom!

Join our Facebook group and connect with thousands PROUD primary teachers like yourself.

Questions, suggestions, and feedback are always welcome.

Just use the “Product Q&A” tab and I will get back to you as fast as I can!

Please ask all questions before purchasing or email me at

Terms of Use: This product is licensed for personal classroom use ONLY unless multiple licenses are purchased. Your purchase grants you a license to use in a secure, password-protected online platform (such as Google Classroom) with your students only. You may not transfer or share with another teacher or use for commercial purposes (Outschool, etc.).

©2013 to Present - Proud to be Primary - Elyse Rycroft

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet