I use this for Accelerated reader. Every 10% of their goal they earn, the student pops a balloon. Inside the balloon is a post it with a reward written on it- like tickets, in class snack, etc. Totally motivates students to read. Today was the first day of the school year a balloon was popped :).
Author's Purpose Chart
"Mint Bag" - Thanks for your commit-"mint" to help...Thanks for your encourage-"mint"...Thanks for your involve-"mint"...Thanks for your invest-"mint" of time...Thanks for making each day an enjoy-"mint"... Thanks for helping to create a nice environ-"mint"... Everything you have done has really “mint” a lot to me!!!