Sunday, February 6, 2011

Presidents' Day Making Words

You can download Presidents' Day Making Words here. I am hoping I see some contractions!
I use these as enrichment for early finishers. To encourage them I made a Word Wizards bulletin board where I put up their hard work. I record the total number of words they correctly made but I fold the paper so others can't copy their words. They love it when I announce, "Ooo...Sam has 12 already." Keeps the others motivated to try to fill their page. Notice 18 lines is not enough for Sam!

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4 comments:

  1. i love this idea! thanks for sharing:)

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  2. Thanks for being so generous and sharing!

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  3. I love your idea! I'll have to find some new wall space! Thank you for the download.

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  4. Love it. I have kids who hate making words, but I can see this really motivating them. THANKS!

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