Play just like Slapjack. Playing cards contain complete sentences, fragments, or phrases. Evenly distribute cards among players. They flip them over one player after the other looking for the jack. The complete sentence cards are the jack. Students
An easy tool to keep expository sentence starters accessible for your students. 24 expository sentence starters. Print them out on card stock and laminate to make these handy cards more durable. Hole punch the top left corner and place them in a
A fun game review to hit multiple writing TEKS, including 4.15 and 4.20.
This does not keep points, so you will want to use your whiteboard to keep tally!
An interactive .ppt game that allows students to analyze a complex sentence and decide if a comma is needed or not. Put students into two teams or have them play individually.
This game is modified with some sentences having blank circles where the
All you need to have your students create an entire book of poetry. There are five poems your students will author: quatrain, cinquain, diamonte, free verse, and haiku. Separate worksheets will guide students to create their rough drafts before they
Teach students to recognize subject and predicate by breaking down run on sentences. These sentences are written like the pesky subject/predicate questions on the STAAR. Students will learn the three ways to correct run ons which may appear in the
A board game that makes homophones fun! Students use their game pieces of homophones to fill in the blank boxes as the reader reads the paragraph. You can make one set per group and read to the whole class as students work collectively or use this
A simple editing and revising method that sticks. A simple circle graph students can draw and then fill in as they check their rough draft for each technique. One piece for Word Choice, Transitions, Sentence Structure, and Writing Devices. Includes
This is an engaging way to incoporate higher level vocabulary. Cut out the cards on card stock and laminate to create your deck. Use the deck top to create 2-sided cards (optional). Play spoons looking for four synonyms of a kind. Differentiate by