During the first week of Kindergarten with Michel, Paul and Cora, they were discussing the kinds of things that children thought they would put into their journals this year. 

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It was during that discussion that -- for the first time -- I hypothesized that the word <journal> must almost certainly be related tothe word <journey>! I added my idea to the group without mentioning the connectoin at first. A little later I shared my idea that maybe we write about our "journeys through the day" in our journal -- and that I thought these words must share a base. However, I had to go and confirm that hypotheis. (Note: you can see from the iamge above that we also were learning to spell out the digraphs in the words <the> and <day>!)

I later did my research and shared my findings in the pdf attached HERE (screen shot of first page below.)

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