MORE Literacy Center Ideas – Word Work

I know some teachers that can get away with using the same five center activities all year.  That seems so simple and straight forward… but I’m always looking for something new to put in the rotation!  My students seem to enjoy some variety as well. So here are some word work/spelling center ideas: Look, Cover, Write,…

Literacy Centers

  Whether you’re new to literacy centers or you’ve been doing them for a while, it’s always fun to get some new ideas and kids definitely enjoy some variety.  Here’s is a collection of centers I’ve had success with for word work, writing, reading, spelling, and grammar:     Magnetic Words There are lots of…

make editing writing fun by teaching rainbow editing, perfect for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students

Make Editing Fun!

Problem:  It’s like pulling teeth to get my kids to edit their writing.  They frequently turn it in, saying they’ve edited, and I still find lots of mistakes I know they could have corrected on their own. Solution: Shake up your editing routine!  Here are some ideas for making editing fun: Rainbow Editing Coloring coding makes…