Cover a ball in questions (be creative!), sit in a circle and toss the ball around, answer the question that your right hand thumb lands on. Could also be themed for party games/ice breakers (baby shower, bridal shower, bachelorette pa
Editable Paragraph of the Week for daily paragraph writing practice! 60 writing prompt activities that make writing fun! Includes rubrics, drafting pages, revising and editing checklists, and tons of high-interest writing prompts.
BOOK -TASTING and TEXT-TASTING: To run book-tasting or text-tasting events, youll need several books, short stories or articles and menu covers with task sheet inserts. Students hunt for authors craft techniques get exposure to multi-genre texts,
Inference game: Put "clean" garbage in a bag for each group. Have group guess whose trash it is, how many people might live the house, what their interests are, etc. all by using their inference skills of the evidence set before them.
Who's your neighbor? The students had five different bags of trash (five different neighbors). They had to sort through the evidence to make inferences about each piece all leading up to drawing a final conclusion. Did one of these neighbors commit the crime?