Mitten Match Vocabulary Activity

Teacher Created Resources Vocabulary Activity

This mitten match vocabulary activity is a great winter-themed lesson that will help students identify vocabulary words and will teach them about pairing opposites.  This activity is based on The Mitten by Jan Brett.  Materials Needed: Mitten Accents Glitter Clothespins Lime Chevron Border Trim Marker Vocabulary Word List List 1 Glinty Quickly Warm Drowsy Plump … Continue reading Mitten Match Vocabulary Activity »

Following Directions: A Listening Skills Activity for Students

Teacher Created Resources Following Directions

It may be challenging getting students to follow directions and listen, especially coming back from winter break. Try this fun listening skills activity in your classroom to catch their attention. Directions: Explain to the class that you are going to do an activity to practice listening skills and following directions. Students need to be sitting where … Continue reading Following Directions: A Listening Skills Activity for Students »

Top 10 Reasons to Teach Project-Based Writing

Project Based Writing Teacher Created Resources

Project-based writing puts a spin on project-based learning, which is the act of learning through identifying a real-world problem and developing its solution. Project-based writing activities are differentiated and cross-curricular. It argues that any subject — be it language arts or STEM — can benefit from strong writing practice. Any genre of writing can support the … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Teach Project-Based Writing »