Language: CCSS The students in second grade should be able demonstrate command over the grammar when writing. If they students are writing silly sentences, then they should still show command over grammar and how sentences should sound.
Students would write their words in white crayon then they could choose a colored marker and color over their word and see it magically appear. I think this would be fun for the younger grades because they would enjoy seeing the word magically appear.
Get this FREE literacy center! Students use the different parts to create a sentence. There are parts that make up sentences that make sense, but students can also make silly sentences. Students can use these during word work or literacy centers to build
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.
After reflecting, I knew that I needed to change my morning work routine. My students did the same paper pencil based assignment each week. It was boring. Many of them seemed to be going through the motions just to be done. After finishing they could work