Reading Bulletin Board: Take photos of your kids reading, have them create a cover for their favorite book and voilà an amazing classroom display! From Tupelo Honey: A Fun Bookworm Wall Display
Each teacher picks their favorite book from the book fair and then students try to guess which teacher chose that particular book. Could also say "Come take a look at our favorite books!" if you have ordered bulletin board books.
Cutest classroom photo idea ever.
Silhouette Autobiographies and Read Across America
My Favorite Book writing piece--photo of child holding book--how sweet! Next Hallway Board Persuasive writing
An interactive reading board! Each student fills their cup with books they read in and out of school throughout the year! Use paint sample slips from hardware stores! Students can check out their peer cups for ideas. Fill your cup with knowledge!
super cute bulletin board display - send home before first day of school - have parents help student choose their favorite book and make the book cover!
Science Notebooking, Teaching, and Technology: ELA - Book Project
Silhouettes and Student autobiographies.love this for the first week of school. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?
End of the year gift or yearbook idea -Class photo collage of their potential professions.
This is a story tower where children illustrate the title on one card, sentences or a paragraph on the back. Then they build it.This can be each child doing one card to build a group story tower or each child can make their own. great for bible stories!
Hopes and dreams for the new school year writing activity. So cute with student photos! love this idea for next year!
Paper Bag Characterization
Grade Book Report: Paper Bag main character project - put research questions on the outside, put items to represent character on the inside
Carried away with excitement for the new school year. Students write goals on balloons. Then, attach pictures of students being "carried away"!
Great for teaching Characterization in reading unit. Have students create words about themselves with silhouettes or portraits! Go to link for good ideas on teaching character traits.