First Day of School Student Resume: This is a great activity to do with your middle or high school class on the first day of school. Students complete a resume-like form that gives their personal and academic information. They are also given space to write about their achievements.
Chalk Talk - write a topic in the middle and have students comment around it. They cannot talk, only write! They go up twice. First they write something original, then they comment on it, could do this with butcher paper or construction paper too...If I were to ever teach older kids...I LOVED doing this in college and think it would be FABULOUS for them!