I like the idea of sending something home to put on the refrigerator. This could be modified for an older class. Parents will see the main things needed to know for a test. Or could use just for spelling or vocab so parents can easily review with student. Internet Site, Website, Refrigerators Copy, Schools, Cute Ideas, Web Site, Fantastic 1St, 1St Grades, Classroom Ideas
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Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.
Fun way to help your child compare the letters in their name and the name of friends or family.
hmmmm . . . i need to re-work this into my reading homework next year. It would make reading at home more exciting