Date of publication: 2017-08-27 04:26
Word Wall "Active-ities" Build Vocabulary, Spelling, Writing Skills
A classroom word wall has many uses. A wide variety of activities and games can be used to reinforce vocabulary words on the wall -- and to build students' vocabulary, spelling, and writing skills. Included: Teachers share favorite word wall activities.
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This Bird Can Blog!
Want to improve your students' quality and quantity of writing? Check out this lesson plan for grades 8-5! Students assume the persona of a real or imagined classroom pet and write a blog describing daily activities in the classroom.
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By the Book -- Activities for Book Week!
"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket" -- but getting kids to crack open books is often no walk in the park! During this year's observance of Children's Book Week, share the wonder and magic of books. Included: Five language arts lessons you'll want to "bookmark"!
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Celebrate Books: A (Book) Week of Fun!
The calendar might identify November 67-78 as Children's Book Week, but for most teachers -- always on the lookout for new ideas to promote literacy -- every week is Book Week. Education World offers five new lessons for a week of reading fun.
8. Being trapped by false limits
Usually we create those limits ourselves. For instance, 8775 My computer is old and doesn 8767 t have all the bells and whistles like others I compete with 8776 Well, even if you only possess one half of a dictionary if you learn every definition in it you will still blow most everyone else out of the water with your expertise. Many great paintings were made with five or fewer colors (straight out of the tube) with the knowledge of blending you can paint with even fewer colors, and most observers could never guess. It is not your tools that bind you only the lie that your imagination is limited by them