Students take down one smiley face anytime they blurt out. Students can either get 3 blurts per day or week depending on your class - I think I would prefer individual student charts instead of having the whole class on display like this.
Your kids are going to love these easy DIY Dinosaur Fossils. All you'll need are salted dough, toy dinosaurs and acrylic paints with some white paint. Great for arts and crafts time, these Dinosaur Fossils are dino-mite!
Spring Craft with adjectives; could be modified for many spring activities or even used as a creative graphic organizer for sequencing, story elements, etc. (picture inspiration only) Great for Newcomer/ESL class
Printable 'Say It, Make It, Write It' mat perfect for Daily 5 word work, name practice or sight word practice. Plenty of other literacy centre ideas and printables perfect for use with year old children to help develop their early literacy skills
Boggle- This is by far the most popular in my room. I got this amazing activity from Create-Teach-Share and my kids go bananas for it. I just change the letters weekly to reflect our spelling pattern focus and they go on a word making frenzy
Giving students a list of words and telling them to memorize it for a test is not super effective. This spelling activity would encourage students to make relationship to the words, while reinforcing some vocabulary as well.