Teach Like The Tonight Show: Google Chrome Word Sneak Game #GAFE
PinterestBring the fun of Jimmy Fallon into the Classroom with Word Sneak! It’s time to Teach Like The Tonight Show again! I love to watch Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show! It always makes me smile, and I love the creative games he plays with the guests. So I will take any excuse to bring a little Fallon fun into the classroom. As I mentioned in my previous post, I love Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show, and I am always looking for ways to engage students and teachers using some of the…
Fun with personification in my fourth grade classroom today! I read the children's book, The Little Red Pen, which is filled with examples of personification, and then the students wrote their own sentences bringing an object to life. They loved it!
Use Word Spokes within Word Study & Vocab Development--Greek and Latin root-word instruction is an essential component of vocabulary development. (There are three types of root words: prefixes, suffixes, bases.) If students apply the meaning of word parts to unfamiliar words, they can determine the meaning of new content-area academic vocabulary. According to literacy expert Timothy Rasinski, this is known as the generative principle: one root can generate the meaning of 5-20 new words.
Balanced Literacy | Use Word Spokes within Word Study & Vocab Development
Grammar by the Month is a fun way to practice grade specific grammar skills. These units are much more engaging than the typical grammar practice worksheets as they tie Common Core language standards to thematic topics for each month. Each months unit has enough practice sheets to use three a week (maybe Monday, Wednesday, Friday) for the whole month.
Critical Thinking Grammar Game That's FUN! - HoJo's Teaching
Word Work for Older Kids! This activity has students come up with a list of words that have one concept in similar. This concept may be parts of speech, verb tenses, rhymes, synonyms/antonyms, and so much more! Read the post for full details.
Grammar Journals ... interesting way to teach/integrate grammar lessons. Left side is the grammar lesson with rules; right side is their attempts at using it in their own way with a writing prompt. Then, you assess them during the week as a "bellringer"or "do now" assignment.