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Vocab on the move-vocabulary word on a sentence strip on their head. The students have to walk around the room and ask questions such as, what is a synonym for my word, etc. Sheet is included!

Vocab on the Move--Students all have a sentence strip with a vocab word on it and do not know what the word is. They travel around the room to find a synonym, antonym, example, sentence, etc. The clues are used to determine the word on their heads.

Vocabulary on the move. Each student has a word around their head or maybe a sticky note on their back. They have to go around the room and ask others for clues as to what their word is (synonym, antonym, example, definition, etc. ) they then use their clues to figure out their word.

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.

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Vocabulary Graphic Organizer

Recording sheet for a vocab guessing game. Students ask these questions about their word and then make a guess

"What My Word" Game!

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.

Vocab word on hat, the students walk around and have to try to figure out the word by the description given by other students.

students all have a sentence strip with a vocab word on it. They do not know what the word is though. They have to travel around the room to find a synonym, antonym, example, sentence, etc. The clues are used to determine the word on their heads.

Engage students in FUN, weekly spelling activities with this low-prep, low-maintenance spelling center system! Freebies included, too!

Spelling centers are such a fun way to reinforce the vocabulary that students are learning each week!

June Workshop Wednesday: Pinterest Professional Development

Weekly Reading Record with Comprehension Activities for each night FREEBIE I already do a reading log, but it's funny how they have been reading the same book for 6 months. Start in class first.

"Shades of Vocabulary" -- I think that this is a great way for kids to understand similar meanings of words! Being able to see the different words and can associate them with the same "color" or word will help them to remember that, when it comes down to it, it all means the same thing! And you can totally make this for free which is even better! -Maggie Smith 2/1/13

AWESOME - not the paint samples necessarily, but more "core" words to use to illustrate importance of strong and specific verbs in writing! Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning"

5 fun passages to re-arrange correctly with the help of transition words. Fun for struggling readers and writers!

Scrambled Paragraph Activity-cut and paste to practice text structure

This activity contains 5 interesting passages to scramble and re-arrange correctly. Students will use logic and transition words like "for example", "however", and "finally" to determine the correct order. Great activity to reinforce text structures!

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