Turn pronoun practice into a game-like activity with these FREE task cards. This collection of cards are set up to work well with the game Scoot. Also, students do not have to read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to enjoy using these task cards.
In this FREE download, you will receive instructions for playing Scoot, the 28 task cards, an answer recording page, plus an answer key.Continue Reading
Are you looking for some adverb activities? Check out the anchor chart below. Then follow the links to printables, games, and more. Be sure to download the mini posters. They make a terrific classroom display. My students especially love Schoolhouse Rock. You’ll hear students humming “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here.” Also BrainPop – offers a great explanation of adverbs. Be sure students take the quiz that accompanies their mini-lesson. Finally, check out the picture books that cover adverbs. Many of these have been recorded as Youtube videos.
When teaching interjections for the first time to a class I like to begin with this activity. . . .
I ask the class to imagine they are at a football game. [You can change this to basketball, baseball, etc. depending on the season.] I ask the students to tell me some short CLEAN phrases they might say while watching the game. While students say words like “Go! Yeah! Alright! Yes!” etc. I type these on the computer for the class to view using SMARTBoard. I encourage additional responses by asking questions such as, “If you spill your popcorn, what would you say?” or “If you accidentally bump into your neighbor, what would you say?” and so on to get an assortment of words/phrases that might be said with excitement as well as in a normal voice. Continue Reading