Writing centre. 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.
Ticket in the Door - 3rd Grade - Classroom Procedure - An Interactive door. I like this idea! Its really cool, and the kids would love to write their answers down. I would count this as a grade, so that everyone participates in it.
Our guest bloggers, Mollie and Amy, share how they totally rearranged their classroom in order to encourage more collaboration and self-directed learning. The reviews are in: It's a hit with their students and their students' parents!