-To plan writing an diary entry
-To choose any scenario to write
the diary entry.
TASK: As you have read the 9
different diary entries, Michael has
written. Some might not be able to
finish, so 10 minutes , will be
provided for silent reading. Others
who have read can revise on the
features of a diary entry.
Question: What are the features of
a diary entry?
Some Features of a Diary Entry:
Opinion/ Point of View
As we will be writing an diary entry
on a given scenario/ plot. What
else do we need to revise?
One thing we left out: How to
write a perfect diary entry/ Tips on
writing a good diary entry.
REMEMBER: It is not a journal.
Understand that eventually the diary
will become your best friend, silent
confessor, or witness.
• You will eventually trust your diary with
anything, even your biggest secrets.
Put the date or some sequence
information in the diary, maybe at the
top of the page.
Other ways might be
12:11:07, day # 123 of
my life, or you can put
the year at the corner of
the page to show that it
all takes place in the
year. If all else fails, just
Start writing the diary only if you
really have interest in it.
• Do not just start writing because your friends
If you are writing a diary for the first
time, always start with a small one
For the first few days
you may love writing in
the big diary, but after
weeks the thought of
writing may daunt you.
If you have already
written a diary and are
totally into it, then buy a
fatter one. Try to buy
diaries with locks
because they are
safer, but do not lose
If you want, you can stick stickers on
various pages or draw some doodles
to express how you feel about
Write about how you
feel and why you feel
that way. You can write
about any celebration
or disaster that
happened that day. Or
you can write freely. Put
your pen to the page
and write whatever is on
your mind. Write cool
information, advice, tips,
ideas, crafts, recipes, an
ything you want to keep
secret...the list goes on
Add some doodles like a smiley face
or anything that shows how you feel
You should only do
this if you want to.
It does make it
more fun for some
be to draw your
own portrait or
picture. You also
might want to
write some more
about how your
day went. Was it
Do not write bluff
diary will always
judge and nor will
it ever reveal your
secrets. So do not
writing the truth
in it no matter
how horrible it is.
Try something of your own
can write at the
end of every
day "The lesson
I have learned is
that when life
write a different
ending to the
day. Be creative
You have successfully completed
your diary entry!
• Trip to the Amazon: Describe your journey in
the Amazon and what you encountered there.
Mention your routine in the Amazon, your
utilities and how did you provide yourself with
• A terrible day: You just had a terrible day, like
knocking into things, getting shrieked by your
friends & parents. Explain your experience on
Interpret the ideas you have seen
in the pictures or in your mind, and
do brainstorming in your notebook
at the blank page. The ruled pages
will be used to write the entry.
Add colours to brainstorming, as it
develops the brain’s speed: