Bulletin board activities, which encourage interactivity, are perhaps the best type of display to engage and involve students. Students spend more time viewing and attempting to understand these types of bulletin boards. Students are able to move pieces around, solve puzzles, and answer problems and questions. This type of kinesthetic learning encourages students to build understanding and introduces new concepts in an exciting way.
English Language Arts Bulletin Board Activities Volume 4 includes the following activities (and appropriate patterns):
HOMONYM BERRY PATCH: The object is to match less common homonyms.
BOXES AND BOWS: The object is to match words that are opposites and words that have the same meaning.
HOW MANY TREES?: The object is to recognize leaf shapes.
And includes the following display:
WHICH ROAD WILL YOU TAKE: The object is a reminder of proper language usage.
And includes the following classroom activity helps:
ACTIVITY CONTRACTS: The object is to provide an assignment contract for individualized work.
ROLL A STORY: The object is to write a sentence or story based on picture rolled.
MYSTERY SOUND: The object is to recognize sounds of objects being dropped.