University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Response Journal Directions

Story Sacks Response Journal Directions

To be placed on the inside cover of the response journal.

Story Sack Responses

Please create your own journal page. Write or draw whatever you want about the story you just read. Sign your name and include the date. Or, choose another response.


Write and draw a response about one or more books, telling:
  1. Your favorite or least favorite part.
  2. How the story reminds you of something.
  3. Why these books are in the same Story Sack. Is there something the same or different about these stories?


Write or draw a response about the story sack, telling:
  1. Something of interest to you.
  2. Something you and/or your child learned from this activity.