Great for word work. Ahead of time, write several vocabulary words on sticker labels. Put a word on each child's back so that they can't see what their word is.They have to ask their classmates questions to figure out what word is on their back.
Vocabulary strategy - students write vocabulary words on each post-it, trace the post-its on a piece of paper, and write each definition in the squares. They trade with a partner and the partner has to stick each word on top of its definition.
Pebble or Rock Words: A word that is a pebble does not tip the scale like a rock. Rocks are strong and have muscle! We are always on the look out during read aloud time for Rock Words. At writing time, we are trying to put Rock words in our stories.