As a Christian teacher, I was always looking for meaningful ways to integrate Bible into different areas of the curriculum. Every Monday I had my students complete a journal entry based on a different prompt I’d come up with (where was your favorite vacation? what animal makes the best pet and why? etc.) and while it was fun to read these, they didn’t really dig deep. I wanted something that would give my students the opportunity to develop good writing habits and also challenge them to think critically from a biblical perspective – thus, Bible Journal Prompts was born!
This resource includes 36 prompts (I used one for every week in the school year) that can be done in any order.
Each prompt gives the student a Bible verse (or passage) to look up and then asks them to reflect on what they’ve read with a specific prompt. There are two templates included for you to choose from:
1. Bible Journal Prompts with space for a picture
2. Bible Journal Prompts with extra lines (no picture)
I have also created a Power Point presentation with all of the prompts if you’d like to display the prompt on a projector and have the students answer it in their spirals/journals:
Here are some examples of the prompts included:
I’ve also included a teacher checklist for you to use to keep track of the prompts you’ve assigned to your students. Lastly, I’ve also provided blank templates (printable and on the PPT file) for you to type your own prompts if you’d like: