10 Popsicle stick centers for spelling and/or sight words--good for half of the year. In Sept., write student names on the sticks. Kids copy, then go find each student they wrote. Or ways to practice wood work words?
Boggle- This is by far the most popular in my room. I got this amazing activity from Create-Teach-Share and my kids go bananas for it. I just change the letters weekly to reflect our spelling pattern focus and they go on a word making frenzy. LOVE it!
Fostering the Home-School Connection Through Friday Letters~Such a simple, yet powerful tool for both me and my students. Find out why in this post and get started writing Friday letters in your classroom by downloading the FREE starter kit with this editable book cover and a parent letter to get you started.
How to writing is one of my favorite units as a first grade teacher! My students choose topics they are experts on and teach others how to do something by writing their very own how to book. These fun lessons, anchor charts and activities are perfect for the first and second grade classroom!