Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip.

Sight word garden?

Shades of Meaning

Paint strips contractions

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transition words

Synonym Rolls - Love it!

Tracking Writing

FREE site with great writing printables

This alphabet wall decals are a colorful and educational way to decorate a toddler room. They would work for both boys and girls!

Power sentences anchor chart

Rainbow Colors

Very Helpful!

FREE 8.5x11" poster with common writing transitions arranged in a word cloud!

pictures to help teach inferencing

Encouraging kids to write "long"

adjective activity

Word boxes: If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to me, we spell it together, and then the card goes back in its spot when they're done. Promotes independent writers!

Word work/ Word Wall

Place Value Strips

Teaching Writing Idea and Plans Week 1 Neat idea to help students determine what parts of a sentence are missing to develop complete sentences. Could also be used for idea development.