Coronavirus journaling Prompts

Week of April 20th + Timecapsule

2020

Susie Boyce, Utah

Monday, April 20th

we are living during a once-in-a-hundred-years pandemic that has the world in its grip and is sure to be studied for generations to come. Why not help future generations (your kids and grandkids especially) understand what it was like by making a CORONAVIRUS TIME CAPSULE?

This post shows TONS OF IDEAS for making a Time Capsule PLUS the five new journal prompts for this week.

WRITE – DRAW – CHART – RECORD – CREATE

INSTRUCTIONS/IDEAS/INSPIRATION
Journaling is a personal, creative pursuit that can be done in a variety of ways by everyone: Adult, Teens, Children. The idea is to find meaning, enjoyment and relaxation in the process.

Examples of responses are provided with each prompt to help give ideas of what forms of expression can be used.
Suggestions for device based responses:
  • Document programs such as Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Pages, Video Recording Apps
  • Journaling Apps such as Day One, Momento, Mood Notes, Journey
Suggestions for paper based responses:
  • Hand copy the prompts into a composition notebook to respond directly or
  • Download and print template provided below to paste into notebook (7x9.5) or
  • Print full size template to put in 3-ring binder (8.5x11)

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TimeCapsule:

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Journaling Prompts Days Fourteen/Fiveteen:

Monday, April 20th & Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Media Coverage

Choose two stories/articles that triggered emotional reactions — one positive, one negative.

Discuss (and cite) each story separately, detailing your thoughts and feelings from each.

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Journaling Prompt Day Sixteen:

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Earth Day

Since the Covid-19 outbreak: Carbon emissions have plummeted – the air above Los Angeles, Beijing and New Delhi is miraculously clean.

Research more ways the quarantine has helped
rest, restore and heal our earth.

What do these changes tell us about taking care of our planet?

 

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Journaling Prompt Day Seventeen:

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Movie/TV show

What movie or TV show have you seen during quarantine that has impacted you in a way it wouldn’t have before?

 Explain.

 

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Journaling Prompt Day Eighteen:

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Personal Letter

Write a letter to a loved one to be read in the future (5 years? 10? you decide).

Include your feelings about and experiences during the life-altering pandemic.

 

Next Week’s Prompts will be published April 27th

Susie Boyce

Writer