Older students need meaningful practice with their vocabulary words in order to increase the likelihood of retention. Try these differentiated, brain-based vocabulary activities that are both meaningful and fun.
The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i. one on characters, one on setting etc).
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive writer's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a grammar rule or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently writing
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