All Hands In display in a 5th grade classroom.  Kids told all about themselves using their hand shape and we hung it around the room.  This really was a fun and easy project for the first week of school.

All Hands In display in a 5th grade classroom. Kids told all about themselves using their hand shape and we hung it around the room. This really was a fun and easy project for the first week of school.

Freebie! When to Use a Capital Letter Poster! Use this poster as part of your writing lesson on using capital letters or hang as anchor ....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools  other fun teaching stuff :)

Freebie! When to Use a Capital Letter Poster! Use this poster as part of your writing lesson on using capital letters or hang as anchor ....Follow for Free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools other fun teaching stuff :)

Figurative Language; onomatopoeia; I gave each group a different photo (amusement park, NASCAR race, and busy kitchen) and they brainstormed words. The students were very engaged.

Figurative Language; onomatopoeia; I gave each group a different photo (amusement park, NASCAR race, and busy kitchen) and they brainstormed words. The students were very engaged.

Vocabulary Scattegories...I think the directions would be rather difficult to follow, depending on your vocabulary list. But, I do think it would be a great intro to descriptive writing and better word choice.

Vocabulary Scattegories...I think the directions would be rather difficult to follow, depending on your vocabulary list. But, I do think it would be a great intro to descriptive writing and better word choice.

Vocabulary Rock & Roll: In pairs or small group the students can play a vocabulary game with any word list. Have them roll one dice and do the task indicated by the worksheet.

Vocabulary Rock & Roll: In pairs or small group the students can play a vocabulary game with any word list. Have them roll one dice and do the task indicated by the worksheet.

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