Blog post ~ Trash Can Spelling Game Traditions, laughter and happily ever after: Trash Can Spelling
Great idea: "The kids add a sticker every time they get a 100% on their spelling tests. As you can see from the sticker chart, we went from less that 50% of the kids achieving a 100% to almost 100% once we started keeping track of the data! The other charts consist of Excel graphs made up of various pieces of classroom data. The post-it notes on the graphs are the students "thinking" in regards to the data. This wall became a great motivational tool for my fifth graders!"
Make learning silent letter words a lot more fun with this story about a knight who must find the silent letters that were stolen from the kingdom. The story sets the stage for the importance of silent letters in words, then provides five engaging activities to reinforce the spelling of these tricky words.
Print...make spelling words and add it up... 30 ways to practice spelling words.