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  • Rotation Chart
  • Sight Word Review
  • Wordivore: Complete the activity guide
  • ABC Order: Select 5/10 word cards; Put the words in alphabetical order; Use each word in a sentence
  • Listening Center: Listen to a story on tape; Use copy paper to illustrate a part of the story you enjoyed
  • Journal Topic: Select a prompt; Write an extended response (include a topic sentence, 3-4 details and beef it up sentences, and a summary statement)
  • Read to Learn: (Non-fiction); Complete the 4-square activity guide
  • Math Challenges
  • Literature Circle: At least 2 people need to commit to participating; Complete the activity guide
  • Chapter Book: Complete the Activity Guide/Reading Response Journal
  • DeBono's Hats Reflections: Respond to a topic or a picture using the 6 thinking prompts
  • Word Study Center: Making Words; Word Ladders; Scoop -n- Spell; Additional Choices Available
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus: Complete the activity guide
  • Poetry: Read and Respond to Poetry; Write Poetry (Limerick, Couplet, Haiku, Cinquain, Diamante, Shape, Concrete, Acrostic, Quatrain)
  • Newspaper Activity: Complete the 5 W's graphic organizer
  • Handwriting: Manuscript or Cursive
  • Trivia Questions
  • Character Analysis Activity
  • Map Center
  • Read, Think, Sort: Classify words based on common attributes
  • A Word'sWorth: Combines spelling and money practice
  •  Math: Daily Word Problems; Math 4 Today
  • Internet Searches
  • Silent Reading (10 minutes maximum) ~ Whisper phones may be used