For all the writers out there it can be difficult finding the perfect emotion for your character, whether your character is sad, angry, or surprised those words can seem to get a bit boring. so i introduce the Writer's Wheel of emotion. Enjoy - J.
The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i. one on characters, one on setting etc).
Love this idea! (I often see similar activities for math, but this is the first time I've seen this activity used within a literacy lesson.) This could be a great exit ticket idea for the topic they just learned about.
Paragraph writing can be difficult for students. This post talks about my favorite paragraph writing activities and explains how Paragraph of the Week improved my students' writing. Love the writing prompts and writing rubrics!
This is a story tower where children illustrate the title on one card, sentences or a paragraph on the back. Then they build it.This can be each child doing one card to build a group story tower or each child can make their own. great for bible stories!
An interactive reading board! Each student fills their cup with books they read in and out of school throughout the year! Use paint sample slips from hardware stores! Students can check out their peer cups for ideas. Fill your cup with knowledge!