Word Box - If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to the teacher. Teacher & student spell it together, & then the card goes back in its spot when they're done.
Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip. Or use for Word Work
After reading the fun book "Yum, Yuck", we brainstormed all the words we could think of about pizza. Students wrote pizza poems and published them onto their own slice of pizza. A writing idea for yr 1
This sheet can be used as a reference for kids to use when stuck for something to write about, a fast finisher activity, a first week of school activity, or as a literacy center! Possible alternative to a heart map.