ELA Warm Ups
This or That Warm Ups
Starting each class with a warm up has been a huge success in my classroom...and my students love these This or That Warm Up
This resource includes 20 This or That Warm Ups
with a total of 40 activities that review critical ELA skills. Each This or That Warm Up includes instruction (at the top of the worksheet) and then 2 choices for students to showcase their learning. After reviewing each choice, students can choose to do the “This” activity or the “That” activity. The choices promote engagement and tap into multiple learning styles. All 20 of the This or That Warm Ups
can be taught sequentially or used throughout the year. The warm ups are an awesome way to start each class. They typically take between 5-10 minutes, and often lead to great mini-lessons and discussions.
Four tracking and grading options are included in this resource so that you can use the method that works best in your classroom. Also, you’ll find tips and ideas for implementing the warm ups into your instruction and teacher keys for each warm up.
Skills developed and reviewed...
• Comparing & Contrasting
• Possessive Nouns
• Comparative & Superlative Adjectives
• Double Consonants
• Word Usage
• Writing Numbers
• Journal Writing
• Compound Words
• Sensory Details
• Sentence Fragments
• Collective Nouns
• Writing Prompts
• Alphabetical Order
This resource includes
• This or That Warm Ups Overview (for teachers)
• Anatomy of a This or That Warm Up
• Setup Guide (with two options for implementation - file folders or packets)
• Grading Options Review
• 4 This or That Tracking and Grading Options
• 20 This or That Warm Ups (with 40 activities)
• 20 This or That Warm Up KEYS
There's a BUNDLE with 6 SETS of the This or That Daily ELA Warm Ups!
Find 120 engaging bell ringers HERE.
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