There are slides for every day of the year that include the "silly" or not so silly holiday, a vocabulary word with definition, and a famous quote. I designed these for my class to write a little every day. I also taught a grammar lesson once a week that I required that they used when writing. My students wrote 5-10 sentences on each slide. You can use them as entrance/exit tickets or however you wish.
I also have vocabulary tests that coincide with the words located here: