Formative Assessment Tools
How to Play Grammar Quidditch
One of my favorite ways to engage my students in grammar instruction is to play Grammar Quidditch. You've been asking to learn how it's played for a long time, and I'm finally sharing the rules and instructions for Grammar Quidditch in this blog post! Click through to get the whole scoop!
Kaboom! Possibly The Best Center Game Ever! - Teaching with Jillian Starr
Kaboom! This is easily the BEST CENTER GAME EVER! It's fun, engaging, easily adaptable to ANY content, and it never ends! It's the perfect activity for your fast finishers, and great for practicing math facts and sight words! Definitely a classroom MUST HAVE!
Romeo and Juliet Escape Room Review Activity
This review activity for Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is a series of puzzles covering plot, character, figurative language, conflict, and quote identification. You can present this as a Breakout Box (groups work at their desks) or as an Escape Room (groups seek clues you’ve hidden in the classroom). It has been designed to take 30-40 minutes. This resource includes a complete Teacher’s Guide (set-up, printing checklist, differentiation) and Answer Key. (grades 7-12)
Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, and Homographs Spoons Game (Word Relationships)
FREE Spoons game for synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and homographs! As much as my students love puzzles, task cards, and centers, sometimes they want something fast-paced, competitive, and highly engaging. These academic Spoons games provide just that AND review key skills.
Truth or Dare Grammar Review Game for Centers, Stations, Test Prep, and More
New and improved...check out the 2 VERSIONS of this engaging grammar Truth or Dare game from the Reading & Writing Haven...mix and match, use them separately, or arrange anyway your heart desires. Differentiate by personality, learning style, interest, or instructional needs.
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Each group had a cup filled with ten review questions based on what we've learned in math this year. The students worked together to solve the questions one at a time. If they got the right answer, they got to go place one of their sticky notes on the boa