In Gretchen Rubin's book, The Four Tendencies, she suggests ways to flash test students. I complied some of her suggestions into this document including an answer key.
You will need a copy of the book in order to implement this with your students.
In pairs, students will research a current topic for the purpose of understanding both sides of an argument. They will research both sides and create a poster which they will present to the class on their topic. Lesson includes check list for
I love the concept of magnetic poetry, so I turned it into an art project. Download this word list and print out copies for your students. While it can be a little messy, students enjoy using glue and scissors to create their poems.
I give students the opportunity to have a class job. I pay in tickets - those raffle type tickets that are stamped so students don't make their own. Many students remark that they haven't had a class job since elementary school, but most of them