Instead of assigning traditional spelling practice for homework, increase your students’ engagement by using these nine, monthly spelling cafes. Each month has at least 11 different ways to practice their spelling words
Games for the classroom: FREE Read and retell game. Love this idea to pass the dice around the room and have 6 students roll and retell. or I could roll as the teacher and choose students to retell. This would also work great for small reading groups.
I used this poster as a model for an anchor chart. The students gave me ideas for the labels with my "help." I have launched many reading lessons off this poster. it's a visual reminder for my students.
love the idea of keeping writing folders all in one place instead of in desks! This is a lower elementary writing area, but with some modifications, this could be in my middle school classroom very easily.