75 FUN Ways to Practice Spelling - writing & fine motor, gross motor, oral, games & online fun! Help kids learn spelling words, letters, numbers, sight words & more in a fun, meaningful and memorable way!

Tired of the same old boring spelling homework and activities for kids? Here are 75 FUN Ways to Practice Spelling - writing & fine motor, gross motor, oral, games & online fun! Help kids learn those spelling words in a fun, meaningful and memorable way!

Musical Chairs Writing! When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. 10 minute intervals...or with alphabet and numbers :) Perfect for WL class too!

The link is actually about musical chairs reading. But another pinner said, "Musical chairs writing. When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. Time intervals based on grade level." I liked that idea more.

Kids can write something about themselves and upload a picture. The site does the work to combine the two.  Excellent language arts/visual arts integration!  This would make a really cool all about the author page!

Thank you to Grade teacher, Mrs. Ganong, who has shared this site where students can take an image and combine it with written information to create a unique presentation. Ganong is, Thanks!

Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special". Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

SKILKS: Story Sticks Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special" Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

I have far too many classes to do this with and my kids wouldnt appreciate it from a student teacher, at least not in class time. But, for those of you with the same class throughout the year and with younger kids, this is a great idea to show them that you appreciate each and every one of them.

for those of you with the same class throughout the year and with younger kids, this is a great idea to show them that you appreciate each and every one of them.great for end of year gift to student/family.

"If Santa got stuck in my chimney, I would . . . " amazing teacher!!

Santa is stuck writing activity. The writing prompt was, If Santa got stuck in my chimney, I would Brainstorm lots of ideas. My third graders did this!

Student autobiographies..love this for the first week of school. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?

Silhouette Autobiographies and Read Across America

Silhouettes and Student autobiographies.love this for the first week of school. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?

**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom!! Lots of great tips :)

Love the "I can't imagine life without" for their journal to intro our narrative unit--**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom! Lots of great tips

Writing Organization Woes SOLVED! in Mrs. Beattie's Classroom

Writing Process Clip Chart Posters - Rainbow Theme

Writing Organization Woes Solved in Mrs. Beattie's Classroom ~Many designs to suit your classroom theme, or request a custom product!~ Where the kids are at in the writing process

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