Persuasive Writing . . . and OREOS!?  Can writing get any better than this!?

This is the actual link.Our Cool School: Persuasive Writing: OREO Graphic Organizer.Opening activity: What is the best way to eat an Oreo. Includes a handout for students to use for organizing their thoughts. Great idea that the kids will love

Each child gets a list, a clip board, a pencil, and one flash card (on a headband).  Then the students roam around the room reading sight words. They draw a line from their peer's name to the sight word they read off their peer's forehead, until they figure out which one is on their own head. ---fun for any content word too

Head Hunters Sight Word Game: Each student gets a card with a sight word to stick on his/her head. Students roam around the room reading sight words. They draw a line from their peer's name to the sight word they read off their peer's forehead. So fun!

Writing Prompt: What would your life be like if you lived here? Entire website of Photographs to use as writing prompts!

Castle House Island in Dublin, Ireland. Castle House Island in Dublin, Ireland. Thank you, Anna for helping me find my new home :)

Our first assignment was a "Social Media Profile" get to know you activity. The kids fill out information about themselves and write four "status updates" from the summer.

Social Media Boards For Your Classroom Debates have long raged over the benefit of using social media as a teaching tool in the classroom. These teachers have found a way to show their students positive ways to engage and use social media for learning.

Synonym Garden

8 writing ideas from Pinterest

Vocabulary Pin 2 Synonym flower using paint samples. Could use for digraphs, word families, blends, rhyme, alteration etc. Ideal for a bulletin board or classroom display.

Synonyms- an interactive bulletin board

A pocket full of synonyms: interactive bulletin board. You can make this bulletin board with anything that has pockets. I found these colorful popcorn bags at a party store. On the outside of the pocket you place the "overused words," and inside are "impr

Lire et écrire 100 mots fréquents pour le 100e jour de classe!

100 mots au bout de mes doigts! French sight words, Mots usuels, Mots fréquents

Narrative Writing Diamond Freebie as seen on Fifth Grade Flock

Narrative Writing Diamond Freebie can be use by students to help comprehend the story and draw conclusion. It also helps them organize thoughts.


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Whole Group Editing Activity:  The First Grade Parade

Writing Create a board center that partners can complete together as they edit a letter or sentences.