vocabulary idea students have a vocab word on head and have to walk around room and ask synonym, antonym, rhyming word etc. to guess their word. Love this idea! Modify this--kids wear a picture of a vocabulary word and others give clues to help guess.
I do not believe that giving students a list of words and telling them to memorize it for a test is super effective. I think this spelling activity would encourage students to make relationship to the words, while reinforcing some vocabulary as well.
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Daily paragraph with ten built-in errors of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, or capitalization. Daily exposure is sure to cement some very important skills as it lays the foundation for improving students' test scores.