(If I had a library in my classroom I would do this!) CLASSROOM READING INCENTIVE~ Hide these Golden Tickets in library books or classroom books that never get read or checked out. Then reward the student that is lucky enough to discover it!
Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.
Head Hunters Sight Word Game: Each student gets a card with a sight word to stick on his/her head. Students roam around the room reading sight words. They draw a line from their peer's name to the sight word they read off their peer's forehead. So fun!
create your own gothic love poetry from old book pages as a unique and special valentine or christmas gift Found poetry. This is fabulous, use old books or photocopy book pages. Poetry and art and no two will be the same.
Peer revision-Many kids don’t know what or where to mark when reading another student’s work. Neon revision is an approach that can really help. From Peer Editing and Revising Strategies That Really Work.
TSS - Cipher Wheel : Secret Decoder Wheel - Attention all secret agents! Your secret decoder wheel has arrived and your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to send and receive secret messages to your .