First Grade- "Slap The Word". Two children at a time... teacher says a word and then the children have to slap the correct word quickly.
Sight word walk - how far can you go without a mistake? Would be easy to adapt to other subjects too
275 Journal Prompts for the entire school year | grades 7-12 | middle and high school bell ringers
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share | Cult of Pedagogy
FREE Reading Response Ideas~ Activities include: Making and measuring animal replicas, mailing book "talk" postcards home, creating book-topic cereal box ads, and a lot more. Check out this creative and diverse list of ideas organized by genre!
Use this already! but like this layout for getting kids started with this summarizing organizer!
Evidence for reading response ELA
schema, evidence, Inference- Good for teaching reading strategies for non-fiction.
Learning Adventures with Mrs. Gerlach: Nonfiction Text Features Anchor Chart