main idea bags - students look at items in bag, determine what they have in common, and write the main idea and supporting details of the bag! Use foldables to write the main idea at the bottom and details on the flaps. Draw a pic under the flaps.
A better way to deal with disruptive students in middle and high school. Print these out on quarter- or half- sheets and hand them to students who are off-task or disruptive. Or laminate a few and have dry- or wet-erase markers on hand.
Score sheets, a deck of cards, and pencils are all that are needed for this fun decimal place value game! Perhaps a modified score card (with just thousands, hundreds, tens and ones) could be made for students that haven't learned decimals yet.