Use this infographic on your whiteboard or as a handy reference file on your tablet or class workstation. This infographic will help explain some of those tricky homophones... plus a little bit of valuable advice about not letting your pen work faster than your head. Also listed are some of those 'word words' that are useful to know when we are discussing our and other people's writing. #literacy #education #grammar
When you are thinking about new ways to get your boys mark making, you might want to try this one. White board markers on mirrors (or mirrored plastic sheeting). There are multiple skills involved in this activity but most of all it gets you some high level engagement and that means high level attainment!
Interactive letter formation activities that are suitable for whole class or small group teaching. Click the magic pencil and watch how the letter should be formed. Plenty of opportunity for modelling and discussion. Children could have dry wipe boards and pens to attempt letters during the activity. Includes a version with looped f and k and another with straight f and k.
Here's a quick review or reference sheet for students to use during a poetry unit. I love teaching poetry and love to give the kids a chance to make up their own examples of figurative language and poetry terms. Often, I give out 4-5 whiteboard pens to the students and ask them to write an examp