I do not believe that giving students a list of words and telling them to memorize it for a test is super effective. I think this spelling activity would encourage students to make relationship to the words, while reinforcing some vocabulary as well.
FREE Daily 5 Menu / Literacy Station Ideas PrintableI have compiled ideas to use for Daily 5. The girth of these ideas stem from Work on Writing and Word Work. I have received a lot of questions from new teachers on how/what to do at those stations! There are so many awesome resources out there that embody these basic ideas.I hope this helps you with planning and organize your thoughts and ideas!
Set up a "homework options" chart. Maybe put a weekday at the top of each column, allow them to choose from that column. Staple to the top of all completed hw on Friday, with their choice for each night colored in/signed.