Rationale: Ideas for creating a more engaged environment. Criteria Uses strategies designed to personalize info ration and engage students. Reference: Frondeville, T. March Ten Steps to Better Student Engagement.
Spelling 2 - Instead of students using their spelling words in a sentence for homework. This Spelling Menu gives students more freedom and options in their spelling homework. Students must choose a different menu item every night of the week for homework.
This is a great template for Personal Narrative Sequencing Organizers. Students can practice writing narratives by using a sequencing organizer to get the meat of their story told using temporal words.
Writing Picture Prompts~ These picture prompts naturally differentiate your writing center. Each page has key vocabulary to support kindergarten, first and second grade writers. These are a perfect addition to your work on writing center!