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Control-o-meter helps with voice volume
Each student selects ONE color marker - all markers must be different.This will allow you to identify which student did what on the poster.
FUN SCIENTIFIC METHOD ACTIVITY: This is "Sam" the gummy worm wearing a life-saver life jacket. Get your students to explore the scientific method by saving "Sam". A great and fun group activity for students to explore the scientific method: All you need is a gummy worm, a life saver, 4 paper clips and a plastic cup.
Saving Sam - cooperative learning and problem solving activity
"The game is simple. You take turns drawing cards out of a container. If you can read the sight word you keep the card. If not, the card goes back in. Whoever collects the most cards wins the game. Beware of the BANG cards though. If you draw one, you have to put back all of the cards you have collected." STI loves this idea! Use unit review questions, instead of sight words, for middle schoolers!