Flat Stanley



The students will be brining home their journals between April 7 and March 16th.  During this time they will complete a minimum of 2-3 entries with pictures of some fun adventures they take!

Flat Stanley Project Directions: Flat Stanley Project Homework Writing 2023

Rough Draft paper to print: Rough draft paper

Final Draft paper to print: Final Draft paper

Paragraph format and Figurative Language Samples:Paragraph format and Figurative Language for journal

Ideas to improve your word choice!

You are required to include at least one example of figurative language in each entry.  Similes, metaphors, idioms, personification and hyperbole are examples of the types of figurative language that can be used.

Students should also use a variety of interesting descriptive words in their entries, avoid repetition of words such as fun, cool, stuff….

Use these lists to get a variety of interesting adjectives and adverbs.

Awesome adjectives list

Awesome adjective list 2

Adverb list

Adverb list 2


Here are some samples of what note cards might look like. They can be hand-written or typed.  There is not any required format, but students should consider:

  • Avoid putting too many words on each note card.
  • Skip lines
  • highlight use different colors as reminders of showing props, pausing, taking off hat….etc.
  • Number the cards

Check out this fun video of Flat Stanley touring Seattle.  Fun idea for possible video extra?  Flat Stanley in Seattle