Work on Writing. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making. All materials available for students at one location.
I think you could copy Fountas & Pinnell workboard icons and mount to construction paper.This doesn't take up as much room as a pocket chart! A center organizer that ISNT a pocket chart! I absolutely love this!
Boggle- This is by far the most popular in my room. I got this amazing activity from Create-Teach-Share and my kids go bananas for it. I just change the letters weekly to reflect our spelling pattern focus and they go on a word making frenzy. LOVE it!