All you need to get Book Clubs started in your upper elementary classroom! This is the structure I myself have used in my classroom and have had a lot of success with. A parent letter, student book selection form, directions for getting started, and
Color code the parts of speech in each sentence to practice identifying parts of speech. Students then list the words that they found for the different parts of speech. I did a lot of this type of activity with my 5th grade class, and it was a
Sort for first grade - the students sort number sentences, word problems, and vocabulary under the headers sum and difference. The students also solve the addition and subtraction sentences in the sort.
Daily dictation of words and sentences strengthen students' skills in phonics and spelling. I check my students' work daily so it is also an instrument for them to work on handwriting and sentence structure. This is a four week comprehensive list of