When you are thinking about new ways to get your boys mark making, you might want to try this one. White board markers on mirrors (or mirrored plastic sheeting). There are multiple skills involved in this activity but most of all it gets you some high level engagement and that means high level attainment!
Here's a quick review or reference sheet for students to use during a poetry unit. I love teaching poetry and love to give the kids a chance to make up their own examples of figurative language and poetry terms. Often, I give out 4-5 whiteboard pens to the students and ask them to write an examp