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Teaching Tip: Be Creative with your Bell Ringers

The Best Source EVER for writing prompts. I show them on my interactive white board. New ones added daily. - This is awesome! I love it and would have fun writing daily about these interesting topics!

Writing Prompts for Writing with Imagery. You could also use cards from the game Taboo and have the students describe the word/concept without using any of the "Taboo" words.

Writing Prompts for Writing with Imagery

Writing Prompts for Writing with Imagery. You could also use cards from the game Taboo and have the students describe the word/concept without using any of the "Taboo" words. Or one could try excersise not telling the obvious

Show a picture a day and have students make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. Drive home the differences between the three.

Students view a picture a day and make an inference and prediction. Taken from National Geographic Photo of the Day

Use these page templates for creative assignments for your students. They can be used to assign comic/cartoon strips about the unit you are studying, a biography for an author or historical figure, or a creative book report.

Use these comic strip page templates for creative assignments for your students. They can be used to assign comic/cartoon strips about the unit you are studying, a biography for an author or historical figure, or a creative book report.

Writing Prompt: One day you find this tiny door at a corner of your bedroom. What do you do? Who uses that door? Where does the door lead?

Writing Prompt: One day you find this tiny door at a corner of your bedroom. What do you do? Who uses that door? Where does the door lead? - fairy door with a tiny ladder?

Bell Ringers - Today In History Help your students gain knowledge of important world events and influential people with these bell-ringers to last you the entire year!   Each slide gives students information about an interesting historical or cultural event/person related to every single date in the year.

History bell ringers: today in history

Quiet as a mouse. Don't make a squeek...SNAP!

Do mice eat cheese? Let's find out. Everything you never needed to know about mice, cheese and whether or not they eat the stuff.

3rd Grade biography project. I would use this in my class because it is not your average boring book report.

I like this idea - "Third grade biography project. Student becomes the historical person when presenting their poster." Would also work for characters during a book report!

great writing prompt...if you could make anything come out of the bathroom faucet, what would it be and why?

Gummy bears pouring out of a faucet writing picture prompt.

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