Musical chairs writing or reading. When the music stops you pick up writing/reading where the last person left off.
How did they say it?
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6 alternatives to traditional homework assignments
Mrs. Lee's Kindergarten: Labeling Lesson.... Perfect way to introduce labeling into writing journals!
Write a story about this picture. Or use as a cause & effect prompt-- half the class writes a paragraph about about what caused this and the other half writes a paragraph or two about what the effects of this picture are. Then randomly match one of each together and read out loud. Kids love it!
writing long off of a post-it- great for extending a reading response!