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Word boxes: If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to me, we spell it together, and then the card goes back in its spot when they're done. Promotes independent writers!

Be the Change. What a cool idea for a bulletin board. Kids could hold up signs of things they would love to change (pollution, bullying, economy, cure for cancer, etc) and then write about it

Winter writing idea... by sybil

▶ Adjectives Song (Adjectives by Melissa) - YouTube

* My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. They will always have something to write about for a personal narrative.

Tree of Life writing project. Have students draw a ring for each year of their life and then write and illustrate events from that year inside each ring.

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake:puffy paint cupcake!! {shaving cream, glue, & food coloring} love!!!

Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special". Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

Great idea! When students are at lunch the "Punctuation Super Heroes" sneak in and leave Skittles on correct punctuation. Very motivating.

"This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"

"My snowman melted!" writing activity

Use the popular game of tic-tac-toe to reinforce skills....b/d, letters, numbers, sight words, whatever your students need.

Grab an empty milk jug, scissor, permanent marker, and some bottle caps; it's time to practice nouns and verbs with Word-Eating Whale! Stop by Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational for instructions.

Grammatical Name Art - 1: Write name in bubble letters. 2: First letter write nouns that relate to you (common or proper nouns). 3: Second letter with verbs that relate to you (action or linking verbs). 4: Third letter with adjectives that describe you. Remaining lettersStudents can choose to write more nouns, verbs, or adjectives. Love this for a grammar review at the beginning of the year!