vocabulary ideas- Can be used like regular four square. Call out a vocab word . Student is responsible for giving the info for the word in heir square while tossing the all. Rotate to next square and repeat when new word is given. Continue until all words used.
I like this extension for my word of the week...I use the word of the week for my transitions, this would be a good addition.
5th Grade Earth Science STAAR-Alternative Energy, Fossils, Climate, Rotation*PDF
Earth science vocabulary units for 5th grade to help students master content vocabulary and rock the STAAR science test! Students make a foldable for EACH of 8 different units. A vocabulary snip-it activity with QR codes, quiz, word wall cards, and teaching points are included for EACH unit. A must have if you are teaching 5th grade science in Texas.
Word Chants with a twist….or an Aaarrrgh! Each card gives a unique way in which the chant should be done. Such as… Sing each word like an opera singer. Read each word like a robot with a computerized voice. Read each word as you pose like a statue.
Generic word work form for content vocabulary. Includes a place for the word, the part of speech, the definition, a place for the student to use the word in a sentence, draw a picture, find synonyms and rate themselves on their understanding of the word.
*Vocabulary -- for students who finish early. Have them choose a word from the children's dictionary and fill out worksheet. Keep a classroom binder where students will store their magical words in alphabetical order. At the end of the year collect each students and put them in their memory book so they can see how many magical words they found.