Haunted House for sale - persuasive writing
Great for Acrostic Poetry and Adjectives
Read-O made for the entire school year. It's scaffolded around the ELA Common Core. (great way to "show" reading minutes)
Much more fun than just writing words each night!
writing workshop conference sheets
For upper grades- These are AMAZING journal pages!!
Use bottle caps for spelling/sight words.
Have you used Wordle? FREE directions
Students view different photo each day and make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. LOVE this idea!!
This bracket looks like the NCAA tournament, but it's a battle of the books! I love this idea! Have students vote after they read the book.
Questions for Reading Partners: Within, Beyond, and About the Text
Root Words Project. Fold square paper so corners go in the middle-- have students write the root in the big square in the middle, then words that use the roots on the flap. Then, they can decorate the closed flaps. Display them all on the bulletin board like a quilt-- talk about the patchwork of language.
Root Words Project - Root word in the center with words that utilize the root word on the outside flaps. Definitions go under the flaps.
"I am" boards - I want to do this in my group!!! :)
Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early!