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    'We can spot homophones' - a pair of homophones and an accompanying sentence one each side of the glasses. Cute!

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    Homophones! Write one in one frame with a sentence and the other in the other frame with a sentence.

    Each student had a sheet of paper with everyone's name on it. They had to write a nice sentence about everyone in the class. Then each student had 20 nice things written about him or her. We put those in a frame.

    homophone chart -- students get a pair of pears and have to choose a homophone pair to use in a sentence and illustrate!

    Activities: Play Sentence Scramble For teaching simple to compound sentences

    teaching adjectives

    Subordinating conjunctions foldable-perfect for students who need visuals and kinesthetic activities to reinforce skills!

    ANTonym activity from Teacher's Clubhouse - www.teachersclubh...

    Persuasive writing ideas and books to use to teach

    teaching character traits-- I love this activity! My students will love creating these as an assignment. At the same time they would be learning what characters traits are. They will also use this activity to increase their vocabulary skills.

    Using dried macaroni and sentence strips to practice correct comma usage. Fun activity.

    hahah this will be in my room when I teach punctuation

    This is a cheap and simple way to practice plurals with students: write the noun on the sentence strip, fold the right hand corner to cover up whatever gets taken away on the reform of the word, then write the new ending that makes the word plural.

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    Dear Deer by Gene Barretta (Teaching Homophones) This book is pretty cool and teaches homophones in a fun way.

    Great visual reminder of the parts of speech for students.

    To use when teaching prefixes, suffixes, and roots - good visual and word collection- SmittenWithFirst_May-1-3

    Adjectives: You could use this with any topic and less bubbles for younger children. Great for sentence writing.

    Great fast finisher activity.

    Martin Luther King Jr. activity....soooo cute!